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August 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

| $6 – $10

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.


August 14, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
$6 – $10
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