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April 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:50 pm

| $12 – $14

Geist is the Canadian magazine of ideas and culture — fact + fiction, photography and comix, essays, reviews, and the weird and wonderful from the world of words. Issue 104 will be launched this night. 

Oratorealis publishes biannually Canadian spoken word and experimental poetry. Oratorealis is thrilled to be launching their third issue at this year’s Verses Festival of Words with a showcase of contributor performances.

Geist Host: Roni Simunovic
Oratorealis Hosts: shayne avec i grec and Aaron Simm

Geist Readers:
Jill Mandrake
Henry Doyle
Billeh Nickerson

Oratorealis Readers:
Lilija Valis
Fiona Tinwei Lam
Johnny Trinh
Kevin Spenst

This event is at the Cultch C-Lab. Advance tickets for $12 (includes service charge) will be available soon at the Cultch Box Office online here, and $14 (includes service charge) at the door at the Cultch Box Office.

This event will be followed by Sounds Like Fire: Femme4Femme Showcase at 8 pm in the Cultch Historic Theatre ($17 – $22).
Admission to this event is included in your Verses Festival Pass. Verses Passes are available at Brown Paper Tickets here.

This event is a scent-reduced space. To assist us in our goal of increased access, please be aware of our attempt to reduce the impact of personal scented products (perfumes, scented oils, etc) in our festival spaces.

Cultch Accessibility Info:

The Cultch underwent major renovations in 2008, which included increasing accessibility for people with disabilities.

All areas but the balcony of the Historic Theatre are wheelchair accessible. You can purchase tickets at the lowered counter outside, then enter the main space via the wide automatic door. Once inside, there is a vestibule leading into the main open-concept lobby. Continuing on, you will find three washroom options: a fully wheelchair accessible single stall gender-neutral washroom, and for Verses, two gender-neutral washrooms each with a wheelchair accessible stall. Staff are friendly and able to assist in a variety of ways.

Seats in the C-Lab have arms and are 19-1/2 inches wide. Arms can be removed on some seats by request.

Please note, the Historic Theatre balcony is only accessible via the staircase.

There is no designated wheelchair accessible parking, but there is street parking around the neighbourhood. As well, there are two parking spots that can be used at the rear of the building. We suggest that people call the box office ahead of time to reserve access to these spaces. There is wheelchair accessible transit within 2 blocks, and bicycle lock-ups outside.

If you have any questions, concerns, additions or corrections regarding this accessibility audit please email rampvancouver@gmail.com.


April 25, 2017
6:30 pm - 7:50 pm
$12 – $14
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