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The Vancouver Poetry House presents Emilee Nimetz featuring at the CIPS/ IWPS Last Chance Slam.
About our feature:
EMILEE NIMETZ is a spoken word poet, performance artist, playwright, blogger, actor, singer, choreographer, dance instructor and has a ukulele named Maude. She was Vancouver’s Individual Poetry Slam Champion in 2014, a finalist in the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam in 2015. She also hosted CIPS Finals with Ian Keteku at the Verses Festival of Words in 2016. Emilee’s poetry has taken her across Canada and the US and was featured at Vancouver International Writer’s Festival in 2016. Her work as a poet has been featured on Button Poetry and Best of Button. She is the current Writer-in-Residence for the Dora Award Winning Bad Hats Theatre Company (Toronto).
Emilee resides in Victoria, BC where she works as a poetry workshop facilitator and choreographer. In her free time, Emilee likes to dip her toes in the Pacific Ocean in serious contemplation. She also enjoys eating snacks and watching Netflix.
***The winner of this slam automatically moves on to the Qualifying slam on Monday Sept 11th (at Cafe Deux Soleils) to determine which poet will represent Vancouver at the Individual World Poetry Slam in October, as well as the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam in April. Best of luck to all! ***
Cafe Deux Soleils and the Van Slam strive to be a trans friendly place and a hate speech free zone. Help us with that.
Also, be kind to our VOLUNTEER door staff. They have to follow BC Liquor Board Rules and once we are sold out we can’t let anyone in unless someone leaves. You cannot save seats for people in line. Let them know if you are leaving. Also no ATM at the door, it’s cash ONLY.
Get there early if you want a seat or want to slam. Before 7pm! **Event format will follow that of the summer season (2/1/4).