Recorded live at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, “Saved by Faith and Verse” is a night of Somali spoken word poetry featuring Abdi Phenomenal, Ahmed Assad, Brother Amjet, Asma Farah and Ayan Mohamud. Some of the poets perform in English; others perform in Somali.
Brenda Paro is a writer and photographer who is presenting her new work in an exhibit called “Subtle Cargoes” at Washington Gallery. It opens Friday July 9th from 6 to 8 p.m and shows Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 pm through July 25th. Brenda speaks with Radio Gallery about the journey she traveled that inspired her to create art that combined her photography and poetry using different printing techniques and materials.