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April 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

| $12 – $15

A literary afternoon delight! Music and words from many of the artists performing throughout the 2017 Verses Festival of Words, with the best of performers from Hullabaloo youth spoken word competition thrown into the mix. Feast your ears on an all-you-can-handle buffet of words. Get a taste of the festival events in a space for the participating artists, established and up-and-coming, to meet and mingle.

Performers include:
Saul Williams
Khari McClelland
Amber Dawn
RC Weslowski
Molly Billows
Amal Rana
Jillian Christmas
Hullaballoo team winner (tbd April 22)
Hullaballoo Indie winner (tbd April 21)
Pamela Bentley
Johnny MacRae
Rabbit Richards
Johnny Trinh
& more!

Advance tickets can be purchased through Brown Paper Tickets here. At the door is cash only. There is an ATM downstairs in the lounge.
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.

Accessibility Info for Wise Hall:

You’ll note on arrival a set of 10 railed stairs leading into the Hall. The wheelchair accessible entrance is around back. For this event there will be someone posted at the back door throughout the event. 

Once inside, you’ll find a spacious wood-floored hall, open concept, tables and chairs set up throughout. The stage (accessible only via stairs) is to your left, and the washrooms towards the back of the hall. The washrooms are currently gendered, but will be marked “gender neutral” for Verses. There are two sets of washrooms. The one to the right of the bar, currently marked “women”, is wheelchair accessible with no urinals and one additional stall. The one to the left of the bar is currently marked “men” is on the same level and is now wheelchair accessible, with 2 urinals and one wheelchair access stall and one non-wheelchair access stall. The door has been adjusted to more easily fit wheelchair/scooter users. Overall the space is great.

Read the Radical Accessibility Mapping Project’s WISE Hall overview for complete audit.



April 23, 2017
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$12 – $15
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