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May 2015

Mashed Poetics at Verses Festival of Words featuring The Violent Femmes

May 1, 2015 @ 10:30 pm - May 2, 2015 @ 1:00 am
Cafe Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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$10

We're still working out the details as far as which poets will be performing but the show will be happening on Friday, May 1st at Cafe Deux Soleils on Commercial Drive. 10:30 pm start

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June 2015

Tiny Lights Festival

June 12, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - June 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Tiny Lights Festival, Ymir BC
Ymir BC,
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I'll be one of over 90 performers taking part in the Tiny Lights Festival in Ymir, BC. It's a mostly musical affair but there will be some spoken weird dropped into the mix by myself the the 2 Dope Boys over the course of the three day festival. If you are in the West Kootenay come join us. Here's the website. http://www.tinylightsfestival.com/

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Toronto Poetry Slam

June 27, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street
Toronto,
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I will be the featured poet at the June 27th Toronto Poetry Slam. This will also be Cathy Petch's birthday (party). Come for the words and stay for the cake. I think it will just be a regular slam at the Drake Hotel. 1150 Queen Street.

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Art Bar Reading Series

June 30, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth
Toronto,
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I will be one of the feature performers at the Tuesday night Art Bar Poetry Reading Series on June 30th in Toronto. It's at the Black Swan Tavern at 154 Danforth in Toronto on the 2nd floor. I think it was the same venue I was at in 2011. It starts at 8pm and I think it's by donation. There website is http://www.artbar.org/ I will be reading with Klyde Brookx and Alexander Tkachuk

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July 2015

Toronto Fringe Theatre Festival

July 3, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - July 12, 2015 @ 12:35 am
Annex Theatre, 730 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ,
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I will be in Toronto performing at the Fringe Festival which runs from July 1st-12th in the Annex area of the city. My show the Cruelest Phone Book in the World will be put up at the Annex Theatre at 730 Bathhurst. Here are the show times. Annex Theatre 730 Bathurst July 3rd 7pm July 4th 7pm July 6th 5pm July 8th 5:45 pm July 9th 1:45 pm July 10th 8:45 pm July 11th 11:30 pm Advance tickets and passes…

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Mashed Poetics: Iron Maiden (Number of the Beast)

July 24, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
7 Dining Lounge, 53 West Broadway
Vancouver,
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Mashed Poetics is a spoken word and music mash up event. We pick a music album and get a live band to play it and we get poets to write new poems based on the songs. It all happens at 7 Dining Lounge on West Broadway. The next show is July 24th 9pm. It's only $10. I'm still tracking down a couple more poets to perform but most of the line up is set. I hope to see you there

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August 2015

Arbutus Coffee Poetry Series

August 4, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arbutus Coffee, 2200 Arbutus Street
Vancouver,
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I will be the featured speaker at the Arbutus Coffee Poetry Series. I'll be doing a short talk on satire and comedy in poetry. I'll do a short performance and show some videos and have a Q and A as well. There will be an open mic to follow. Here's a facebook link to the venue.

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2015 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, California

August 10, 2015 @ 11:00 am - August 15, 2015 @ 11:00 pm
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The 2015 National Poetry Slam is coming BACK to Oakland, California August 10th-15th, 2015! Festival, Day and Single Event Passes available at: https://nps2015.eventbrite.com/ Up to 72 teams from around the U.S. and Canada will be accepted by Poetry Slam, Inc. to compete in the world’s BIGGEST poetry slam competition, all fighting to reach the ultimate stage: the four-team National Poetry Slam Finals. Venue Info: http://www.npsoak.com/venues/ Bout Schedule: http://www.npsoak.com/bout-schedule/ Daily Schedule: http://www.npsoak.com/schedule/ ✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯✯ Venues: Awaken • Bissap Baobob • Flight Deck…

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Curiosity Collider 2: Collisions between Art and Science

August 19, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cafe Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
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Curiosity Collider Event 2: Collisions between Art & Science: Untold Stories Date: Wednesday, August 19th Venue: Café Deux Soleils 2096 Commercial Drive, Vancouver Doors open @ 8pm; Event Format: Short Stories ~7min storytelling + 3min Q&A after each presentation is intended to ‘hook’ the audience and leave them wanting more. We will encourage further discussion at intermission and after the event. Please prepare to stick around.

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Electric Jon’s Super Budget Wonder Party

August 28, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac
Vancouver,
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$10

Electric Jon is a journeyman songwriter. He has fronted a handful of bands, the latest being his own group simply called Electric Jon. In Toronto, Electric Jon plays as an eight piece group. On the road he performs solo vocals over backing tracks as well as triggering samples,acting out samples organically and dropping acapella psychedelic poetry, marrying diverse soundscapes with musical theatre. http://electricjon.tumblr.com/ 2 Dope Boys in a Cadillac are preachers of The Anthropocalypse in the guise of barefoot beards.…

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