It’s time to get your rhymes in to the annual poetry contest sponsored by Garrison Keillor’s St. Paul bookstore. Keillor, the host of “A Prairie Home Companion,” is offering $5,000 in prize money to the seven winners.
Saturday night is the finals of the Be Heard Minnesota Youth Poetry Slam. Six poets will be chosen to represent the state in the international Brave New Voices youth poetry slam festival this July in Atlanta.
With the beauty of the Midwest as a backdrop for creativity, local poets are found in abundance in Minnesota. Check out these popular poets that hail from Minnesota.
Author and radio host Garrison Keillor will read selections from his new book of poetry in St. Paul next month. Keillor will read from his book “O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound,” at the Fitzgerald Theater on Oct. 2 and 3.
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Children of military families in Minnesota are being invited to enter Sen. Al Franken’s second annual poetry contest.
The movie’s plot centers on the death of Candice, a small-time French model who might or might not be a reincarnated Monroe. She’s found dead in a snowy wilderness near the Swiss Alps with a bottle of blue pills, and local authorities quickly mark her down as a suicide.
Acclaimed Minnesota poet Robert Bly is helping celebrate the Nobel Prize for Literature claimed recently by his longtime friend, Sweden’s Tomas Transtromer.
Maybe you had to work Friday and Saturday. Or maybe you just like to eke out every last drop of weekend. But whatever the reason, you’re just not ready to pack it in and prepare for the inevitability of Monday morning.
Jon Stewart of the Daily show and Bill O’Reilly of the O’Reilly factor enjoy sparring over issues regularly on their popular cable talk shows.
The controversy over rapper Common at the White House has been all over the websites recently. Jon Stewart puts the smackdown on some of the commentators who have a problem with the invite. See the […]
A Minnesota nonprofit has released its annual philosophy question that will lead to one entrant being named “America’s Greatest Thinker for 2011.”
Mischke’s heart is in the mood for love. He tells us one story about the “world’s luckiest man” and a couple others that are just…well, you decide. Plus, are today’s kids showing more signs of […]