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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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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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2010 Saskatoon Slam Team

Posted by on Jan 1, 2013

2010 Saskatoon Slam Team

Megan Lane Megan Lane has been working as a musician/songwriter for the past eleven years, beginning her career at the age of twelve. Two years ago, Lane began to dabble in spoken word poetry. Taking some of the darker experiences from the road and turning them into poetry, Lane managed to place first in the 2009 Saskatoon poetry slam finals, and thus became part of Saskatoon’s first slam team,...

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