spoken word

Podcast
Oct 30, 2013

Episode 149: Let's face it, we're scared

rabble radio
Halloween is a time where we can, with good friends around, face some of our fears. In this episode we will hear some scary stuff. Don't worry though, we haven't forgotten the treat.
Podcast
Jul 3, 2013

Smash the State Report: June 28, 2013

Aw@l
Updates on SwampLine9 pipeline blockade +related country wide solidarity. Anti-fracking actions in Elsipogtog + near the Maine border. Border security news + Haudenosaunee Sovereignty and more!
Podcast
Feb 5, 2012

Slamming KW with poet Janice Lee

Aw@l
We are joined by KW poet and artist extraordinaire Janice Lee for discussion on the local Kitchener-Waterloo slam poetry series and to drop a couple of new poems.
Podcast
Jul 30, 2011

It's the ReadNex Poetry Squad

Migrant Matters
Poets to read about. Three-fifths of the squad speak their mind about all things at the heart of hip-hop including women and youth poets, and solidarity work with the most socially disempowered.
Podcast
Aug 1, 2010
Redeye

Mixing spoken word and music

Redeye
His childhood experiences of being bullied motivated Shane Koyczan's journey into spoken word and performance poetry. He was determined to prove wrong those who claimed his words didn't have value.
News
Jan 21, 2010

Rafeef Ziadah: Storming the culture borders

Lauren Mohamed
Palestinian spoken word artist, Rafeef Ziadah, has launched her debut album of spoken word poetry which are influenced by Toronto's Caribbean dub poetry scene, and focus on storytelling and music.
Podcast
Dec 28, 2008

Episode #145 ~ Lover Beloved

Living On Purpose
Andrew Reeves is Lover Beloved, singer, songwriter, guitarist, a young man on an inner and outer quest.
Event

Shab e She’r Poetry Night XLVI

Dec 20, 2016 to Dec 21, 2016
St. Stephen-In-The-Fields Church,103 Bellevue Ave, Toronto, ON, M5T 2N8
103 Bellevue Ave
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
The most diverse poetry reading and open mic in Toronto At Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) we don’t just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite it.
Event

Shab e She’r Poetry Night 4th Anniversary

Nov 29, 2016 to Nov 30, 2016
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
The most diverse poetry reading and open mic in Toronto At Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) we don’t just wait for diversity to happen: we actively invite it.
Event

Shab-e She'r (Poetry Night) XXXII

Sep 29, 2015 to Sep 30, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Shab-e She’r promotes poetic dialogue by bringing together the most distinct and diverse voices in literary arts.
Event

Run for Palestine: 7th Annual Charity Run

Aug 23, 2015
High Park Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
CA
Join us on August 23 by running or walking a 5 km route on the beautiful trails of High Park in the heart of downtown Toronto.
Event

Poetic Justice: Resisting patriarchy through Revolutionary Lyrics!

Mar 9, 2014 to Mar 10, 2014
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
OPIRG-Toronto’s first spoken word/art night! Are you an artist, veteran or first timer, who wants to share your artistic pieces centred on resistance, feminism, gender violence, healthy masculinity?
Event

Queens of Inappropriate

Aug 12, 2012
The Cameron House
408 Queen St. West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 54.9528" N, 79° 23' 51.2412" W
Ontario CA
Ridiculous, passionate, adorable, and awkward — Elyse Maltin and Kyra Harris are the Queens of Inappropriate.
Event

Alien-Nation (Mayworks Festival)

May 5, 2012
The Rivoli
334 Queen Street West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 57.2928" N, 79° 23' 41.2908" W
Ontario CA
Alien-Nation is a celebration of creative resistance in struggle withDub Trinity, Ritallin, Lishai, Truth Is. . .

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