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April 25, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

| $15
Verses Mashed Poetics Hairway to Heaven

Monday, April 25, 7-10:30PM PST

Tickets $10 in advance and $15 at the door
Doors at 7, Show at 8

If available, tickets will also be sold at the door.

A night of 80s glam metal as performed by acclaimed hair metal cover band, “Feathered Spandex” featuring the songs of Whitesnake, Quiet Riot, The Scorpions, Heart, Ratt, Motley Crue and more.  Plus 10 new poems inspired by the music.  Bring your spandex, leggings, hairdos and be ready to bang your head to these 80’s classics.

The poets performing this year are:
Magpie Ulysses
Joseph Dandurand
Tania De Rozario
Britta B.
Icy Gaze
Derek Edenshaw
Billy Tuggle
Catherine Lewis
Johnny MacRae
Neko Smart

Plus Hair Metal Trivia with a chance to win tickets to see Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Joan Jett and Poison Labour Day Weekend.  Lots of other fun prizes too.  Enter at the show.

Mashed Poetics is a night of spoken word and music mashup where a different musical theme or album is featured at every show.  Mashed Poets has been going for over a decade now and we celebrated our 50th anniversary show last year at the Verses Festival of Words. 

This event will be broadcast on POETV

If you have questions about accessibility at the Festival visit Access Verses

Vancouver Poetry House events take place on the ancestral territories of the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh First Nations, whose lands were never sold, ceded, or relinquished,—lands that were taken. Vancouver Poetry House supports the resurgence of Indigenous culture and the work of Indigenous poets.


April 25, 2022
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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The WISE Hall
1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L4E5 Canada
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