Alessandra Naccarato features at the VanSlam WOWPS Playoff! @ The Wise Hall & Lounge, Vancouver [24 January]

Alessandra Naccarato features at the VanSlam WOWPS Playoff!


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24
January
19:00 - 23:00

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The Wise Hall & Lounge
1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V5L 2E2
The Vancouver Poetry Slam presents feature poet, Alessandra Naccarato.

Hailing from a bloodline of Calabrese witches, Alessandra Naccarato is an award-winning poet, spoken word artist and magic-maker living on the traditional territories of the Saanich, Cowichan, and Chemainus First Nations. Committed to environmental action and youth mentorship, her work been widely published across Canada and the United States, receiving the Bronwen Wallace Award from the Writer’s Trust of Canada, Runner-up in the CBC Poetry Prize, and Event Magazine’s Creative Non-Fiction Prize. A three-time national slam finalist, she has performed in every major literary festival in Canada, mentored emerging artists across the country, and sat as Chair of the Board for Spoken Word Canada. Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, her debut album of spoken word (The Wild Hunt), featured original compositions by five esteemed musicians and was released with a national tour in 2016. Her chapbook, Highly Sensitive Femme, is forthcoming with Frog Hollow Press (Victoria).

Our 9 Competing poets include (in no particular order):

Christine Bissonnette
Natasha Receno Monterrosa
Kay Kassirer
Spillious
Kit Tempo
Jaye Simpson
Emory Oakley
Lindi Nolte
Savannah Pulfer

Poets will participate in a three round poetry slam (4 minutes, 1 minute round and a final 2 minute round). All poets perform in each round of the competition.
The order of performance in the 4 minute round will be by random draw. The 1 minute round will be in reverse order of the 4 minute round. The last round will be random draw once again.
As far as scoring goes all three rounds will be added up for each poet. The poet with the highest cumulative score will be this year's Vancouver Women’s Poetry Slam Champion and WOWPS Representative.

Best of luck to all competing poets.

Event hosted by Slam Mixtress, Jillian Christmas.

Cafe Deux Soleils and the Van Slam strive to be a trans friendly place and a hate speech free zone. Help us with that. We also acknowledge that this event takes place on unceded First Nations Territory.

Also, be kind to our VOLUNTEER door staff. They have to follow BC Liquor Board Rules and once we are sold out we can’t let anyone in unless someone leaves. You cannot save seats for people in line. Let them know if you are leaving. Also no ATM at the door, it’s cash ONLY.

accessibility info is attached to this link
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Get there before 7pm if you want a seat.
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