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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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SLAM! : Poetry Slam

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It’s time for our fourth poetry slam of the season! Bring old poems, new poems, revamped poems, weird poems, angry poems … let’s slam all the poems! 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. 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...

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First New Sh*t Slam!

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PLEASE NOTE THE DATE OF THIS SLAM HAS CHANGED!  We still want your new poems and now you have nearly a month to get some new stuff together! It’s time for our fifth poetry slam of the season! We want your new poems! This is our first new sh*t slam and we’re eager to hear your new words! 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. Poets enter into a two-round competition of poems with a strict 3-minute time...

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Poetry Workshops For All Ages Led By Kay Kassirer and Jess Tollestrup

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Kay Kassirer and Jess Tollestrup are professional spoken word artists here to help you make great poems and art! All ages welcome! Sunday, December 16 at Amigos Back Room 2:00 pm Kay Kassirer will help you explore gender and sexuality through your spoken word art! 3:15 pm Jess Tollestrup will help you mix music and words into something new and exciting! By donation – $10 per workshop or $15 for both, suggested donation Cash at the door Exploring Gender&Sexuality through Spoken Word Poetry Delve into your identity as we write about...

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Kay Kassirer and Jess Tollestrup feature December 16!

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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 Kay Kassier and Jess Tollestrup! Kay Kassirer (they/them) is a spoken-word poet, organizer, and activist who currently resides on the unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, colonially known as Vancouver. Kay was the 2016 Capturing Fire rep for Hot Damn! It’s a Queer Slam, and...

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Secret Slamta Poem Swap – December 9

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It’s time to swap poetry! We’re having a Secret Santa, and you’re invited to participate. Submit a poem to be read by someone else and you’ll receive a poem in turn. Just send your poem to tonight.its.poetry@gmail.com and we’ll send you one back! Don’t think you’ll have time to send it to us?  Just bring a legible copy on Sunday night and we’ll find a poet to read it! Whose poem will you receive? What similes and metaphors will come from the pen of another and then issue forth from your mouth as...

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