Please Join Voices Merging & the MN Spoken Word Association for the
2011 Quest For The Voice
Youth Poetry Slam Semi-Finals!
*An evening of some of the Hottest Youth Poetry on the Scene*

Monday, March 21st 6:30pm

Announcements begin at 6:00pm
(Poets must arrive by 5:30 • Poets check in cut off by 5:50)
Moos Tower Room 2-620
500 Washington Ave SE, Mpls
(Enter at the intersection of Union St SE & Washington Ave SE & go down)
Students $3/Adults $5
Hosted by Voices Merging’s own Laurine Chang & Brit Brat
(the evening typically runs 3 hours)

The MN Spoken Word Association produces this inspiring series now in its 6th year. Youth poets as semi-finalists will represent the state of MN in the Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival in San Francisco, CA this July!

*Expect Laughter, Tears, Heavy Applause, and Celebration*
“This program is one of the most beautiful programs for youth across the country. To hear young people tell their stories (some for the first time), is truly life-changing.” M.P.

For more info, email

2011: Partners: Golden’s Deli, Canvas Teen Center, Perpich Performing Arts School, Washburn High, Cahoots Coffee Shop, South High, Oak Park Community Center, 42nd Avenue Station


‘Empowering Youth and Community Through Leadership, Literacy, and Spoken Word’ MN Spoken Word Association

WHAT’s up NEXT: A State-wide One Day Youth Poetry Festival titled SAY WORD! in MAY