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Five Treaty Six to Represent at CFSW 2018

Posted by on Oct 26, 2018

One community, two parents, three indigenous peoples, four prairie born, and five powerful poets. We are the five Treaty six. This year’s Saskatoon Slam Team is a powerhouse of talent, passion and words!  Kevin Wesaquate (poetik with a silent K), Elise Pallagi, Janelle Pewapsconias (ecoaborijanelle), Shaw Joseph (Overflo) and Victoria Rideout are bringing a glorious diversity of life...

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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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The Judges Have Spoken!

Posted by on May 21, 2013

Sunday May 19th was an incredible night that hopefully will be setting the trend towards more major Tonight It’s Poetry events at the Broadway Theatre.  It was a powerful event overall.  A memory that sticks out in my mind was when the din of the air conditioning shut off and the poetry became almost all consuming. The 2013 Slam Team has been chosen by the (corrupt priesthood) benevolent...

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