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2016 Saskatoon Slam team

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016

On June 5th we built another slam team. We are so excited for them to represent Saskatoon at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Winnipeg from October 24th to 29th! The 2016 Saskatoon slam team Is made up of Alasdair, Overflo, Sandi, TrashCat, and Yonic Boom. With members who work in hip hop, songwriting, poetry, and storytelling; they combine their unique and varied literary approaches to...

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2015 Saskatoon Slam Team

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015

The 2015 Saskatoon Slam team (Hurt Feelings) is: Brent Chappel, d’j, Danielle Altrogge, Larissa Tarasoff and Shanda Stefanson. They represented Saskatoon at CFSW 2015 and claimed 1st place for our lovely city. Their poetry runs the gamut from gut-wrenchingly emotional to sexily hilarious to just plain silly. You will laugh, you will cry, you will require fresh panties. They enjoy exercise balls...

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2013 Saskatoon Slam Team

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013

2013 Saskatoon Slam Team

Danielle Altrogge has always been a lover of language. A self-identified poet from a young age, Danielle didn’t even know Spoken Word existed until she stumbled upon the Tonight It’s Poetry community three and a half years ago. It was love at first slam and she has never looked back. Danielle loves not only being on stage but working behind the scenes to expand poetry’s reach in the bridge city...

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2012 Saskatoon Slam Team

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013

2012 Saskatoon Slam Team

Saskatoon’s 2012 slam team guarantees an eclectic and arousing spoken word performance. They touch on social, political, romantic, vengeful, and all sorts of colourful human experiences through wthym, wyme, and a cadence akin to a tiger’s purr. Just come out because somehow they can’t do themselves justice through plain text. Brent Chappell Brent Chappell considers himself a born...

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2011 Saskatoon Slam Team

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013

2011 Saskatoon Slam Team

Ahmad Majid is a new member of the Saskatoon Slam Team. He has been writing poetry and rap songs since he was 14, but only in the last few years has he brought his words to life on stage. Being an Iraqi Canadian in a post 9-11 world has influenced his work to be focused on social and political awareness and change. His influences include rap artists such as 2pac, Immortal Technique, and Blue...

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