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November SLAM!

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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 competing, sign up will begin at Amigos at 7:30 on the night of the show. Tonight It’s Poetry November 18th // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon —...

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Community Stage Featuring Nisha Patel from Edmonton!

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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 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 Edmonton Indie Slam Champion, and took 4th place in the finals of Canadian Individual Poetry Slam 2017. She is a three-time member of the Edmonton Slam...

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Storyteller Community Stage Featuring Danica Lorer

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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 Saskatchewan, where she finds adventure in fields, forests, riverbanks, cities, small towns, and libraries. Over the past twenty years as a professional...

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Five Treaty Six to Represent at CFSW 2018

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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 experiences, poetry and performance styles that will represent Saskatoon and Tonight It’s Poetry well at this year’s Canadian Festival of...

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October SLAM!

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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 competing, sign up will begin at Amigos at 7:30 on the night of the show. Tonight It’s Poetry October 29th // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon —...

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Anarchy Slam! Featuring Elise Pallagi

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It’s time for the wildest poetry slam of the year! Join us for the ANARCHY SLAM! Poets are encouraged to break all the rules. Costumes? Wear ’em. Props? Bring ’em. Music? Play it. Time limits? Break ’em. *please note, the host reserves the right to cut you off if you take the time limit thing too far – still gotta respect the audience* But all that aside, the gloves are off! Sign up starts at 7:30 PM. Let’s get anarchic! The evening will also feature a set from our dear friend, Elise Pallagi! Elise Pallagi...

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Community Stage Featuring Overflo

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We return after a week off on Thanksgiving with a community stage. Sign up at the door to read a piece or two (maximum 5 minutes, out of respect for the space you share). Our feature is one of the Slam Team members heading off to Guelph this Fall, Overflo aka Shawn Joseph! In 2016 Shawn Joseph has made it on the slam team to represent Saskatoon at CFSW 2016 which took place in Winnipeg, Manitoba. However due to some unfortunate circumstances he was unable to attend the event. In 2017 he went on to win many other poetry slams including a story...

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Looking for a New Board Member or Two!

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Tonight It’s Poetry is a volunteer organization run by a volunteer board. We are recruiting for one or two board spots for the 2018 – 2019 season. We hope that you’ll be interested and available to serve for at least two seasons. Please fill in the application form (link below) and e-mail to tonight.its.poetry@gmail.com by October 12 and we’ll be in touch after the 14th. Thank you so much for your interest in supporting Tonight It’s Poetry!   Tonight it’s Poetry – Board...

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Tonight it’s Poetry seeks Executive Director for 2017-2018 Season!

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Tonight it’s Poetry seeks Executive Director for 2017-2018 Season! Tonight it’s Poetry is a Saskatoon based non-profit spoken word organization that puts on weekly poetry shows. Our mandate is: To encourage all emerging poets and spoken word artists, assisting in their development both in writing and performance To create positive reading experiences for established and emerging poets and spoken word artists To raise awareness of and expand upon poetry and spoken word’s true popularity, and establish Saskatoon as a destination for touring...

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Calling All Volunteers!!

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Calling All Volunteers!!

Interested in joining a fast paced team of elite door persons, score people, merch sitters and rat bastard time keepers? We’ve got the job for you. Perks include: Free admittance to TiP Add volunteer to your resume Hang out with the cool kids Meet the feature Flexible schedules If interested contact koshinskyjocelyn@gmail.com with the subject line “Sign me up to Volunteer!!” *Also there might be a free...

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