We acknowledge this event is taking place on the unceded, occupied territories of the Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.
The Summer Slam continues to roll along as poets attempt to gain points to make it into the Vancouver IWPS playoff in September.
There are 3 rounds of poetry. A 2 minute round, a 1 minute round and a 4 minute round. Be prepared to flex and stretch your poetry muscles.
There is also a poetry open mic and a featured performer. This week’s feature is RC Weslowski…
“RC Weslowski is a 2017 VPL Bookcamp Keynote Speaker, winner of the 2016 Sheri D Wilson Golden Beret Award and the 2012 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion. RC is a 2 time World Cup of Poetry Slam Finalist (2007 and 2013) and 7 time member of the Vancouver Poetry Slam Team. RC has been published in CV2, Arc Magazine, Oratorealis and other poetry journals.
RC is the co-founder and co-director of Hullabaloo: the BC Youth Spoken Word Festival. He is also the co-creator of Surrealist Audio Collage Podcast “Oh No Not Another Podcast”
The Vancouver Poetry Slam strives to be a trans friendly and supportive space. Please help us towards that goal. Fuck 45!
It’s $6-$10 sliding scale at the door. Cash only at the door. Please be kind to our volunteers.