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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Spoken Word: Floetics - Tonight!


Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Time:
7:00pm - 9:30pm
Location:
Bump N' Grind Cafe
Street:
916 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
City/Town:
Vancouver, BC

Contact Info
Phone:
6045693362

Description

A night were 4 AMAZING spoken word artist go up and do their thing.
We got:

Scruffmouth
THE 2008 VANCOUVER POETRY SLAM GRAND CHAMPION!!!
Enough said...

Sasha Langford
Sasha Langford was selected as one of five poets to represent Vancouver in the 2008 CBC Poetry Face Off, opened for Canadian Folk Music Award nominees the Fugitives as part of the 2007 Jewish Book Festival, was invited to perform at two Annual Sistahood Slams as part of Women's month, was the second runner up for the title of Women of the World Vancouver champion, graced the Vancouver Poetry Slam semi-finals stage, and featured at the Vancouver Poetry Slam, The Vancouver Youth Poetry Slam, the Spillious Speak 'n Sing and the Maple Ridge poetry slam both individually and as part of the Vancouver Youth Poetry Slam Team, all before the age of 19.

Spillious
Spillious is a respected member of the Vancouver poetry scene. He regularly hosts the Vancouver Poetry Slam, aswell as featured at many slams. Spillious is also behind organizing many events, such as the Spillious Speak n' Sing.

Tanya Evanson
Tanya Evanson is a Caribbean-Quebecoise Lover, Writer, Oral Poet, Vocalist and Director of MotherTongue Media. Her oral poetry career spans almost 15 years in Canada where she has worked stageslarge and small, backed by delicious Jazz and World Music artists. After four years in Istanbul,where she toured Europe as a whirling dervish dancer with Mercan Dede, she returns to her belovedVancouver to launch “The Memorists” thanks to a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts. Afollow-up to her 2004 spoken word release “Invisible World,” the album was recorded in Istanbuland Vancouver - a treasure in your chest of poetry and song with music jewels of Africa, Anatoliaand Arabia: spoken world music. Open your arms if you want to be held www.mothertonguemedia.com

$5 Bucks at the door
with all proceeds going towards an up-coming spoken word feature film.

Sighn up for open mic @ 6:30pm

Show Starts @ 7:00pm


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