The 2008 St. Paul National Poetry Slam Team—Sierra DeMulder, Michael Mlekoday, Khary J. aka 6 is 9, El Guante, and Ezra, plus Matthew Rucker—share their poetry, as well as discuss the upcoming Erotic Poetry Slam (on Sunday August 3rd at the Artists’ Quarter).
They will compete against 79 other teams from around the US, Canada and Europe at the National Poetry Slam, this year in Madison, Wisconsin, August 4th – 9th.
In the second half of the show, Allegra Lingo returns to talk about her newest Fringe Festival show, Tipping the Bucket.
Saving the Horn
Discussion hosted by Petros Haile will present the image, perception and reality in the Horn of Africa. Mr Haile’s guest will be Seyoum Tesfaye, writer and commentator on Eritrea. The program will focus on the Eritrean government and its role, internal dynamics in the region, the diasapora community, and the search for durable peace.