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Double Feature! Johnny MacRae & yes!

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  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 Johnny MacRae and yes! yes is a radical queer feminist and migrant based in Tkaronto, colonially known as Toronto. they believe in the destruction of the heteropatriarchy, borders, capitalism, and the police state. they come to poetry through the Cuban traditions of being a dramatic lover and never...

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Myth, Legend & Epic! Celebrating Storytelling!

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We’re celebrating World Storytelling Day (actually on March 20) with a storytellers community stage! The theme of this year’s World Storytelling Day is ‘Myth, Legend & Epic’. We’re looking forward to hearing your myth, legend or epic story or poem! Don’t worry if you just have a regular story, we love those, too! The night will feature storyteller and wordsmith extraordinaire, Danica Lorer! We’ll be in the back room! Sign-up starts at the door at 7:30 PM. Please keep your reading to 7 minutes or...

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Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Qualifier!

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Spoken word poets from all over town will be competing for the chance to head to Vancouver for the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam! One awesome poet will have their travel paid for and will learn and share their words at the Verses Festival of Words in April/May! Our slam master will be in touch with those who are eligible to compete in this unique bout. Each poet will have to prepare a 4 minute poem, 3 minute poem, 2 minute poem and a one minute poem for this competition! March 10 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory...

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Your Words: Community Stage

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Tonight is all about you and your words! Our community stage is an opportunity for all spoken word artists to perform for an audience. If you’re an old hand at this we look forward to your words! If you’ve never performed your poem before we look forward to hearing your words, too! Show up to just listen to some great spoken word, as well. Bring a friend! Tell your family! Please remember to keep your performances to 5 minutes.  This is out of respect for your audience and fellow performers.   Tonight It’s Poetry March...

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SLAM: A Poetry Slam

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It’s time for our fifth poetry slam of the season! Bring old poems, new poems, revamped poems, weird poems, angry poems … let’s slam all the poems!  But, wait!  How, exactly does a slam work?  It’s all very simple! 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! We often have prizes for the second and third place poets, too. Each poem...

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Bringing Sexy Back: A Fundraiser

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Tonight It’s Poetry and Saskatoon Sexual Health partner again to bring sexy back! We’ve got a host of luscious treats awaiting you! Raffle items! 50/50 draw! Amazing performances! Burlesque performers Penicillin Penny and Mona Handful Spoken Word Poets All hosted by your favourite burlesque granny … Granny Galore! The highlight of the evening will be the open mic! Please come tell us your stories about awkward sexual experiences, perform your sexy poems, sing us love songs! A safe space to share all our fun, weird, awkward...

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Community Stage ft. Danielle Altrogge & Charlie Peters

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Our community stage is an opportunity for all spoken word artists to perform for an audience. Our feature performers are awesome! You will not want to miss this night! Their show, Elemental, will be at Studio 914 February 15 – 17 and February 20 – 24. Come on out to win some tickets! By turns hilarious and poignant, National Slam Champion Danielle Altrogge’s On the Rocks and award-winning theatre artist Charlie Peters’ Many Fires make up this double-bill of brand new solo shows. Artistic disciplines collide when...

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Community Stage!

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Tonight is all about you and your words! Our community stage is an opportunity for all spoken word artists to perform for an audience. If you’re an old hand at this we look forward to your words! If you’ve never performed your poem before we look forward to hearing your words, too! Show up to just listen to some great spoken word, as well. Bring a friend! Tell your family! February 3 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $5 // 8:00 PM 19+ No one turned away for lack of...

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In Your Words: Community Stage

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Tonight is all about you and your words! Our community stage is an opportunity for all spoken word artists to perform for an audience. If you’re an old hand at this we look forward to your words!  If you’ve never performed your poem before we look forward to hearing your words, too!  Show up to just listen to some great spoken word, as well.  Bring a friend!  Tell your family!  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....

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In Others’ Words: Reading Other People’s Poetry

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Cohen. Lorde. Campbell. Rumi. Mitchell. Hughes. Lynes. Dickinson. Nash. Do you have a favourite poet whose work you’ve always wanted to perform? Tonight is your chance! Come down and get up on stage with someone else’s words. Anything goes for tonight’s community stage so if you’ve got something of your own you want to perform we’re cool with that, too! Sign up starts at 7:30 pm. Tonight It’s Poetry January 13 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $5 // 8:00...

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