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Nov 23, 2015

Friday the 13th

Ehab Lotayef
You need not give the order to be guilty, all you need do is... Hate
Blog
Jun 3, 2015
Photo: Libby Davies

Libby Davies says goodbye with poetry

Karl Nerenberg
Libby Davies, longtime MP for Vancouver East, won six elections in a row, but will not run next time. On Tuesday she chose a unique way to say goodbye to the House and her constituents in Vancouver.
Podcast
Jun 1, 2015
Poet and scholar Rita Wong

Poet and scholar Rita Wong on colonization and water

WINGS
Wong spoke of walking the tar sands, learning our relations to oil and water, and how both missing and murdered women and missing and murdered watersheds are results of colonization.
Podcast
May 21, 2015

Adrienne Rich remembered

WINGS
"When a woman tells the truth, she is creating the possibility for more truth around her." A documentary portrays Adrienne Rich's history, activism and poetry.
Podcast
Jan 29, 2015

The poet

The Swan Song
Decorated Vancouver poet Timothy Shay reads a few of his pieces, discusses the story behind each and shares some of his thoughts on poetry.
Blog
Jan 15, 2015

Poem: The Gunman

Ehab Lotayef
"The Gunman" is a poem by Montreal poet and activist, Ehab Lotayef.
Podcast
Oct 21, 2014

Safia Elhillo: Finding 'home' around the world

MsRepresent
The transnational spoken word artist discusses migration, Egypt and the Arab Spring, language borrowing, the myth of the tortured artist and the Wu-Tang Clan.
Podcast
Mar 31, 2014

Sister Spit Ramblin' Roadshow: Part one

The F Word
WARNING: This show contains swearing and sexual content. The F Word airs performances from the queer feminist spoken word and performance art collective Sister Spit's Ramblin Roadshow.
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May 6, 2013
Photo: thecanadaproject

If poets were premiers

Michael Stewart
In which Blind Man with a Pistol muses over whether it's time we let a poet run this province. Luckily for us, there's one not too far away from the reins of power.

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