RING RING POEM FIVE, 3350 North 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN; May 17-20

GuanteCity View School, at 3350 North 4th Street

Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre’s poetry almost always invokes social justice and being present and honest with oneself. When I invited him to take part in the project, he offered this piece, which recorded at a live performance in front of an audience, rather than recorded in the studio with the other artists. I had some hesitation, but upon hearing the piece and reading the blog post he wrote about it, I knew I wanted this to be part of the project. – Cole

Phone 612 223-POEM to hear “It is Cold Here, But It is Also Hot” by Guante.

http://opineseason.com/2013/04/07/cherry-spoon-bridge-to-nowhere-on-the-iconography-of-the-twin-cities/

Guante is a hip hop artist, two-time National Poetry Slam champion, activist and educator. Check out more of his work at www.guante.info, and follow him on Twitter @elguante.

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