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Slam Poetry Action Continues! Semi-Finals Round Two!

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Tonight It’s Poetry May 26 // Amigos Cantina $5 if you can // 19+ // 8 PM Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People In our second semi-final round another eight poets will compete  – with the top four poets moving on to Finals, where the 2019 Saskatoon Slam Team will be formed to represent at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Guelph in October! Come on out and support some amazing poets and hear some phenomenal words as the top poets in our city...

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Slam Poetry Action! Semi-Finals Round One!

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Tonight It’s Poetry May 19 // Amigos Cantina $5 if you can // 19+ // 8 PM Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People Eight poets will compete in semi-final action – with the top four poets moving on to Finals, where the Saskatoon Slam Team will be formed to represent at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Guelph in the fall! Come on out and support some amazing poets and hear some phenomenal words as the top poets in our city...

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Super Chill Community Stage

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Tonight It’s Poetry May 12 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $5 // 8:00 PM 19+ No one turned away for lack of funds. 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! Please sign up early. Be respectful of time and others by keeping your performance to a maximum of 5 minutes. If you’ve never performed your poem before we look...

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Saskatoon Poetic Arts Festival Kick Off!

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Tonight It’s Poetry May 5 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $5 // 8:00 PM 19+ No one turned away for lack of funds. We open our evening with a community stage! Please sign up early. Be respectful of time and others by keeping your performance to a maximum of 5 minutes. Our feature poets this evening are Brendan Flaherty, the festival’s director, and a few past ensemble members!  This is a show you don’t want to miss!  And, you’ll want tickets to the rest of the...

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Poetry and Rock ‘n Roll – A Perfect Combination!

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Tonight It’s Poetry April 28 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People 8:00 PM // 19+ Tonight It’s Poetry is helping Girls Rock Saskatoon raise some funds! 5 new bands! 4 Indigenous Poets Society performers! 1 drag queen! Sign up for the community stage at 7:30! Stay to listen the All Grown Up bands and Indigenous Poets Society spoken word artists! Funds raised will help all our...

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Last Chance to Slam in the 2018/2019 Season!

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Tonight It’s Poetry April 21 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $5 // 8:00 PM // 19+ No one turned away for lack of funds. It’s time for our monthly poetry slam! And, it’s the final slam of the regular season – the last chance to qualify for semi-finals! 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...

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Raw Like Sushi, Tender Like Tomatoes: Vulnerability and Ferocity in Spoken Word

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Spoken Word Workshop April 14 // Amigos Cantina Back Room Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $10 (suggested donation) // 2:00 – 4:00 PM All Ages No one turned away for lack of funds Do people tell you that you are “too emotional”? Have you ever really wanted to get up on stage to spit the truth but worried that instead, you will open your mouth and nothing will come out? Do you carry bog roll with you to spoken word events because you are afraid that liquid fire reality will blast out of you? Are you...

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Feature Poet Beth Murch!

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Tonight It’s Poetry April 14 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $5 // 8:00 PM 19+ No one turned away for lack of funds We open our evening with a community stage! Please sign up early. Be respectful of time and others by keeping your performance to a maximum of 5 minutes. Our feature this evening is the wonderful and amazing Beth Murch! Beth Murch is a radical reproductive justice activist, full-spectrum birth worker, and nationally competing spoken word artist. Her work, which draws...

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Happy 11th Birthday, Tonight It’s Poetry!

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Tonight It’s Poetry April 7 // Amigos Cantina Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People $5 // 8:00 PM 19+ No one turned away for lack of funds Tonight It’s Poetry is 11 years old! We move into adolescence with Hurt Feelings! Well, two thirds of the 2015 slam team, “Hurt Feelings” – Danielle Altrogge, Brent Chappell and Shanda Stefanson! Come for the amazing poetry stay for the birthday cake! We open our evening with a community stage! Please sign up early. Be respectful of time and...

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Back Room SLAM!

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It’s time for our sixth poetry slam of the season! Bring old poems, new poems, revamped poems, weird poems, angry poems … let’s slam all the poems! We’ll be in Amigos back room for this slam, so maybe even bring some back room style poems! Tonight It’s Poetry March 31 // 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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