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November SLAM!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018

It’s time for our third monthly poetry slam of the season! 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 go on to the second round and the winner of that round nabs a cool 50 bucks! If you’ve never been to a poetry slam before, get over here! If you’re interested in...

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Community Stage Featuring Nisha Patel from Edmonton!

Posted by on Nov 6, 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 feature is the incredibly talented Nisha Patel! Nisha Patel is an Indo-Canadian spoken word poetry author, artist, public speaker, and writer in Edmonton, Alberta. She is the 2016...

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Storyteller Community Stage Featuring Danica Lorer

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018

We kick off our part of Amigos’ 30th Anniversary celebrations with a storytellers community stage! Sign-up starts at the door at 7:30 PM. Please keep your reading to 7 minutes or less out of respect to the other tellers you share the stage with. The night will also feature the Storytellers Guild’s own Danica Lorer! Danica Lorer’s name lives in the word explorer. She lives in...

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October SLAM!

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018

It’s time for our second monthly poetry slam of the season! 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 go on to the second round and the winner of that round nabs a cool 50 bucks! If you’ve never been to a poetry slam before, get over here! If you’re interested in...

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Anarchy Slam! Featuring Elise Pallagi

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018

It’s time for the wildest poetry slam of the year! Join us for the ANARCHY SLAM! Poets are encouraged to break all the rules. Costumes? Wear ’em. Props? Bring ’em. Music? Play it. Time limits? Break ’em. *please note, the host reserves the right to cut you off if you take the time limit thing too far – still gotta respect the audience* But all that aside, the gloves...

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Community Stage Featuring Overflo

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018

We return after a week off on Thanksgiving with a community stage. Sign up at the door to read a piece or two (maximum 5 minutes, out of respect for the space you share). Our feature is one of the Slam Team members heading off to Guelph this Fall, Overflo aka Shawn Joseph! In 2016 Shawn Joseph has made it on the slam team to represent Saskatoon at CFSW 2016 which took place in Winnipeg,...

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