Finals are over. The new team has been chosen. It’s time to let off a little bit of steam and have poets break the poetry slam rules. Team pieces, Costumes, Props, Musical accompaniment, cover poems and more are all welcome. Dress up, be weird, have fun. All poets between 13-20 are welcome to participate.
We are also extremely happy to have as our feature performer, JB The First Lady
“Jerilynn Webster, aka JB the First Lady, is a member of the Nuxalk & Onondaga Nations. She is a Vancouver-based female hip hop/spoken word artist, beat-boxer, cultural dancer and youth educator. “using [her] words to go upwards/not backwards.” These are lyrics that describe what JB tries to convey in her music. JB has performed at over 500 hip hop shows, anywhere from auditoriums to Annual General Meetings for community organizations. She is spreading the words of empowerment & the perspective of urban in…
JB is the 2015 winner of the Indigenous Music Award for Best Album Cover. She is a 5-time nominated artist at the Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards, the only female to ever be nominated for Best Hip Hop Album (twice), and has been nominated previously for Best Pop Album & Best Album Cover.
JB wants young indigenous women to feel proud, inspired, and to see someone on stage that looks like them; representing indigenous women in mainstream media.”
$4 for 18 and under. $6-$10 for 19 and up.
We acknowledge this event takes place on unceded Coast Salish Territory. We also strive to be a trans friendly venue with single use non gendered washrooms.
Please be kind to our door staff as they are simply following the rules the Cafe has to follow inregards to the amount of people we can let in to the venue.
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