St. Paul Student Among 5 High Schoolers Named National Student PoetsFive high school juniors, residing everywhere from Florida to Minnesota, have been named National Student Poets.
What Does 'Auld Lang Syne' Mean?It's a song that's synonymous with New Year's: Auld Lang Syne. Even if you don’t know the words, you certainly know the tune. So, what does Auld Lang Syne mean? Good Question.
Poetry Project Aims To Reach Patients With DementiaEmployees at 20 nursing homes in Wisconsin are receiving training to use poetry as a method of reaching residents with dementia.
Good Question: What Does 'Auld Lang Syne' Mean?It's a song that's synonymous with New Year's: Auld Lang Syne. Even if you don’t know the words, you certainly know the tune. So, what does Auld Lang Syne mean? Good Question.
Mayor Announces Kickoff Of St. Paul Sidewalk Poetry ContestResidents of St. Paul have a chance to see their original poetry immortalized on a city sidewalk. Mayor Chris Coleman has announced the kickoff of this year's St. Paul Sidewalk Poetry Contest.
Poems Wanted For Contest Sponsored By Keillor's BookstoreIt'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.
Poets Duke It Out For National Youth Poetry Slam SpotSaturday 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.
Best Local Poets In MinnesotaWith 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.
Keillor To Read New Poetry Live In St. PaulAuthor 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.
Amateur Night: Best Places To Take The StageTake the stage at the best amateur nights in the Twin Cities.
Poetry Contest Open To Minn. Military Children Children of military families in Minnesota are being invited to enter Sen. Al Franken's second annual poetry contest.
Movie Blog: ‘Nobody Else But You’ ReviewThe 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.
Minn. Poet Bly Celebrates Friend's NobelAcclaimed Minnesota poet Robert Bly is helping celebrate the Nobel Prize for Literature claimed recently by his longtime friend, Sweden's Tomas Transtromer.
Sunday Night Revelries: Where To Go OutMaybe 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.
Think-Off Question For 2011: Does Poetry Matter?A Minnesota nonprofit has released its annual philosophy question that will lead to one entrant being named "America's Greatest Thinker for 2011."