Tonight It's Poetry

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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 tonight.its.poetry@gmail.com 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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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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