The Toronto Poetry Project is proud to present our annual all-female slam which determines who will represent Toronto at the Women of the World Poetry Slam (wow.poetryslam.com) tournament in Austin, TX from March 20-22, 2014!
DEC 17 @ Supermarket (258 Augusta, back room)
Doors 7/ poet sign-up 7:30/ show 8pm
Open mic , 4 slots available.
Entry: $10 at the door
The format is a bit different to prepare you for WOWps.
He's baaaack! One of our big-time names on the Toronto Poetry Slam Team alumni list is rocking our stage again, this time as a guest feature!
Be sure to come out to our FRIDAY DECEMBER 6 slam at the Drake Hotel to see SPENCER BUTT in action.
We broke a record on Sunday night, folks! The Drake Hotel packed 209 people into the Underground to celebrate our 8 Year Anniversary Slam and the Canadian debut of California poet Rudy Francisco. Let's just say, everyone got to see a memorable show they won't soon forget.
We started off with a heavy open mic, filled with deeply personal and heart-rending poems. Then the slam began with a funny Black Friday piece by Dan aka Dan Murray aka Dan.
Our spoken word competition-concert returns on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24 @ the Drake Hotel Underground (1150 Queen St W).
We're excited to feature for the first time the acclaimed California poet RUDY FRANCISCO, of Def Poetry Jam fame, of San Diego Slam Team fame, and much more.
Doors at 7, signup at 730pm, show at 8pm.
Let's see your spoken word, poets!
Hosted by Dave Silverberg
$5 all night (tickets only available at the door)
For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
We did it, friends and fans! The TPS Team (Philosofly, Optimus Rhyme, IF, Kliggy and David Delisca) repped your city to the fullest and took 1st place at the 2013 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word.
In Finals TPS faced off against Vancouver and Saskatoon and Guelph.
It's another Saturday slam at the Drake Underground featuring Philadelphia's Denice Frohman!
Sat. Nov. 9
Drake Hote, 1150 Queen St W
7pm doors 730 signup, 9pm show
3 round poetry slam
limited open mic
Host: Amanda Hiebert
Featuring: DENICE FROHMAN
Denice is an award-winning poet, lyricist, and educator, whose work explores the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, and the “in-betweeness” that exists in us all. She is the 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion, 2013 Hispanic Choice Award and 2012 Leeway Transformation Award recipient.
Montreal, we're comin for ya!
The CFSW takes over the city November 4 to 9 and the Toronto Poetry Slam Team will be reppin our slam as they compete against 25 other slam teams from across Canada. It will be epic!
While we won't know our bout draw until Monday night, we will keep everyone posted on the competition and fun happenings via our Twitter feed over at @TOpoetryslam
We are oh so excited to see what the slam team brings to the CFSW stage.
Another slam, another win for a TPS Team member...What a way to get the Team stoked and ready for their big battle in THE CANADIAN FESTIVAL OF SPOKEN WORD Nov.
Our twice-weekly spoken word competition returns on SUNDAY OCTOBER 27, featuring the incredibly awesome Up from the Roots Team (2012) from Toronto!
Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St W.
Doors 7 signup 730 show 8
Hosted by That Brown Bastard
Questions? Email email@example.com
It's an annual tradition, and we're stoked to bring it back to you haiku lovers!
THE HAIKU HEAD TO HEAD DEATHMACH goes down
Monday Oct. 21
@ Supermarket in Kensington Market (268 Augusta)
7pm doors 730pm signup 8pm show
Hosted by Cynthia Gould!
Come prepared with 27 haikus max if you want to compete. Head-to-head format, best 2/3 in first round, 3/5 in second, 7/9 in third round.