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Double Feature! Johnny MacRae & yes!

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019

  We’ll kick things off with a community stage! Sign up at the door starting at 7:30. Please keep what you share to 1 poem or maximum 5 minutes, out of respect for the space you share with the community.   Our double feature is Johnny MacRae and yes! yes is a radical queer feminist and migrant based in Tkaronto, colonially known as Toronto. they believe in the destruction of the...

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Myth, Legend & Epic! Celebrating Storytelling!

Posted by on Mar 12, 2019

We’re celebrating World Storytelling Day (actually on March 20) with a storytellers community stage! The theme of this year’s World Storytelling Day is ‘Myth, Legend & Epic’. We’re looking forward to hearing your myth, legend or epic story or poem! Don’t worry if you just have a regular story, we love those, too! The night will feature storyteller and...

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Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Qualifier!

Posted by on Mar 5, 2019

Spoken word poets from all over town will be competing for the chance to head to Vancouver for the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam! One awesome poet will have their travel paid for and will learn and share their words at the Verses Festival of Words in April/May! Our slam master will be in touch with those who are eligible to compete in this unique bout. Each poet will have to prepare a 4 minute...

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Your Words: Community Stage

Posted by on Feb 26, 2019

Tonight is all about you and your words! Our community stage is an opportunity for all spoken word artists to perform for an audience. If you’re an old hand at this we look forward to your words! If you’ve never performed your poem before we look forward to hearing your words, too! Show up to just listen to some great spoken word, as well. Bring a friend! Tell your family! Please...

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SLAM: A Poetry Slam

Posted by on Feb 19, 2019

It’s time for our fifth poetry slam of the season! Bring old poems, new poems, revamped poems, weird poems, angry poems … let’s slam all the poems!  But, wait!  How, exactly does a slam work?  It’s all very simple! Poets enter into a two-round competition of poems with a strict 3-minute time limit where all the poems are judged by folks throughout the audience. The top 5...

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Bringing Sexy Back: A Fundraiser

Posted by on Feb 7, 2019

Tonight It’s Poetry and Saskatoon Sexual Health partner again to bring sexy back! We’ve got a host of luscious treats awaiting you! Raffle items! 50/50 draw! Amazing performances! Burlesque performers Penicillin Penny and Mona Handful Spoken Word Poets All hosted by your favourite burlesque granny … Granny Galore! The highlight of the evening will be the open mic! Please come...

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