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In Your Words: Community Stage

Posted by on Jan 15, 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!  Sign...

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In Others’ Words: Reading Other People’s Poetry

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019

Cohen. Lorde. Campbell. Rumi. Mitchell. Hughes. Lynes. Dickinson. Nash. Do you have a favourite poet whose work you’ve always wanted to perform? Tonight is your chance! Come down and get up on stage with someone else’s words. Anything goes for tonight’s community stage so if you’ve got something of your own you want to perform we’re cool with that, too! Sign up...

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SLAM! : Poetry Slam

Posted by on Jan 5, 2019

It’s time for our fourth poetry slam of the season! Bring old poems, new poems, revamped poems, weird poems, angry poems … let’s slam all the poems! If you’ve never been to a poetry slam before, get over here! If you’re interested in competing, sign up will begin at Amigos at 7:30 on the night of the show. Poets enter into a two-round competition of poems with a...

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First New Sh*t Slam!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2019

PLEASE NOTE THE DATE OF THIS SLAM HAS CHANGED!  We still want your new poems and now you have nearly a month to get some new stuff together! It’s time for our fifth poetry slam of the season! We want your new poems! This is our first new sh*t slam and we’re eager to hear your new words! If you’ve never been to a poetry slam before, get over here! If you’re interested in...

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Kay Kassirer and Jess Tollestrup feature December 16!

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018

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 Kay Kassier and Jess Tollestrup! Kay Kassirer (they/them) is a spoken-word poet, organizer, and activist who currently resides on the unceded lands of the Musqueam,...

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Secret Slamta Poem Swap – December 9

Posted by on Dec 7, 2018

It’s time to swap poetry! We’re having a Secret Santa, and you’re invited to participate. Submit a poem to be read by someone else and you’ll receive a poem in turn. Just send your poem to and we’ll send you one back! Don’t think you’ll have time to send it to us?  Just bring a legible copy on Sunday night and we’ll...

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