RING RING POEM SIXTEEN, Sabo Bridge, Minneapolis, MN; June 25-30

RING RING POEM SIXTEEN, Sabo Bridge, Minneapolis, MN; June 25-30

Martin Olav Sabo pedestrian bridge, Hiawatha Avenue and Midtown Greenway Thank you for calling Ring Ring Poetry. My name is Cole Sarar. This is the “last” poem of the scheduled Ring Ring Poetry series. Poems will continue to be available through the same phone number until the project runs out of funds or until I … Continue reading

RING RING POEM FIFTEEN, Franklin Avenue Library, Minneapolis, MN; June 21-24

RING RING POEM FIFTEEN, Franklin Avenue Library, Minneapolis, MN; June 21-24

1314 E Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN Bao Phi is considered one of Twin Cities slam poetry’s “old guard”, and seems to have found a balance between his performance work and being an active part of the community. His Equilibrium series has been phenomenal, keeping performance poets from here and from out-of-state on the Loft stage- … Continue reading

RING RING POEM FOURTEEN, NE Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, MN; June 17-20

RING RING POEM FOURTEEN, NE Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, Minneapolis, MN; June 17-20

NE Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, (roughly) 21 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN I was introduced by Coffee House Press to poet Sarah Fox just this spring, and she introduced me to her collaborator, Fred Schmalz the day of the recording. Their poem is the longest of the Ring Ring Poems, at 7 minutes, but fully embraces … Continue reading

RING RING POEM TWELVE, Ford Plant, Saint Paul, MN; June 10-13

RING RING POEM TWELVE, Ford Plant, Saint Paul, MN; June 10-13

966 S Mississippi River Blvd, St Paul, MN Brian Beatty’s poem is short and lovely, and takes place at the old Ford Motor Plant that they’re tearing down starting Monday, June 10. It’s worth trying to go and listen to Brian’s poem wherever you can get near the old Ford Plant while they’re tearing down … Continue reading