spoken word

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How I Will Save My Tongue

I will stop kissing. Butts. People. Men infected with viruses invisible to the naked eye.

  • 06/25/2022

Our Stories Cabaret

An evening of original dance storytelling pieces rooted in and celebrating the Black experience. Directed by Allyson Richert, and featuring

  • 05/20/2022

Story Fest

A weeklong celebration of storytelling with stories for adults and children; virtual workshops on how to collect and tell your

  • 05/10/2021

Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam Series Finals

As TruArtSpeaks celebrates its 15th anniversary, the organization’s annual Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam series will once again convene

  • 04/30/2021

Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam Series (Preliminary Round)

As TruArtSpeaks celebrates its 15th anniversary, the organization’s annual Be Heard MN Youth Poetry Slam series will once again convene

  • 04/23/2021

Story Circle

7 minute open mic stories for adults. Enjoy listening, or tell a story if you want. Sponsored by Story Arts

  • 12/22/2020

Telling Tales from Norway

Storytelling, folklore and legends about Norwegian trolls and other mythological creatures are combined in this delightful and informative introduction to

  • 12/08/2020
Tish-Jones

Words matter: Tish Jones, spoken word poet, on building bridges and breaking down hierarchies with words

As long as she can remember, Tish Jones has loved words, loved writing and loved being on a stage. A

  • 01/01/2017

“U/G/L/Y”, women and identity

“Many tentacles that lead back to growing community through the arts” is how award-winning actor/activist Shá Cage describes not only

  • 09/01/2015

2013 Changemaker: Allison Broeren

“When we can really become a community of strong women together, we can help support each other and we can help lift each other up in different ways.”

  • 12/02/2013

Spoken word women

Spoken word exists within a long tradition of oral cultures across the world. The Twin Cities falls into this tradition with a rich history of performance poetry dating back to the ’50s

  • 04/02/2011

2009 Changemaker: Shá Cage and Teen Summit

Youth event links art, activism, leadership It was girl-powered leadership that revolutionized the annual Teen Summit, said organizer Shá Cage.

  • 12/02/2009