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The Vancouver Poetry Slam Fundraiser!
September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vancouver Poetry slam in Partnership with Massy Books would like to present to you: The Vancouver Poetry Slam Fundraiser!
Entry is PWYC/Sliding Scale $0-10, If you are feeling generous please consider donating $15+.
There will be a raffle for a $50 gift card for Massy Books, graciously donated by Patricia Massy. We will also be offering “Sponsor a Poet” where you can sponsor the poets’ meal/travel expenses! That can look like donating $50/day for a poet to eat, with sponsoring please consider the intersections of identity and that we are all “starving” artists.
This event is happening in the what is the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh village of Lek’lekí,
There will be an open mic of 7 slots, with 4 slots reserved for IBPOC artists. Each person on the open mic please keep the pieces to 5 minutes maximum for your time slot.
The Vancouver Poetry Slam Team 2018/2019 is comprised of Rabbit Richards, mitcholos touchie, Kay Kassirer & jaye simpson. In a few short weeks they will be flying to Guelph, Ontario to compete in the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word 2018. Rabbit, mitcholos, Kay and jaye fuse sacred storytelling and modern mischief to bring remix of Ancestral cacophony. They would like to deeply acknowledge that they get to do this work and art on ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and səlil̓wətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Sníchim-speaking Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation).