This invitation is a copy & paste from Drek Daa, who runs THE CYRK, Winnipeg's finest underground venue!
* * *Now to the news of the day ...
Join us for the best spoken word show of the year:
The WINNIPEG POETRY SLAM FINAL!
where this season's best Winnipeg poets will compete for their chance to represent Winnipeg at Canada's largest and most dynamic spoken word festival - the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (held this November in Calgary).
unquestionably one of this planet's most talented spoken word artists.
Friday, June 27, 8:00 @ The CYRK, 254 Young Street
$5-10 suggested donation/BYOB
And here's how it works:
1. Marjolaine Hébert, Paul Friesen, PC Miller, Leif Norman, Bonnie Holmes, Tai Pu, and Andrea von Wichert are this slam season's seven best poets who have qualified for the final.
2. There will also be 3 slots open to any last moment artist who would like to compete - sign-up on first come first serve basis.
3. Every poet does 2 poems, no longer than three minutes, on any topic, in any style, no props, its OK to read.
4. Judges randomly selected from the audience will give the poets instant numerical feedback.
The four poets with the best total scores will represent Winnipeg in Calgary.