Slam Finals Spoken Word Competition

Perth OntarioA pre-Finals anti-slam for fun, with a feature performance by spoken word artist Tomy “BAM BAM” Bewick, host of the Burlington SLam Project and founder of Open Minds Respect Events. Everyone is welcome to come out and try their hand in a spoken word poetry competition where breaking the rules is the whole point, and the intention is all about having fun and letting off steam. Taking place Sunday June 12, 2011 at 6:30pm at the Factory Grind in the Old Shoe Factory on Sherbrooke St. in Perth Ontario.

Admission is $5, free for performers. For more info contact Tammy at 613-326-0663

The Lanark County Live Poets Society presents the Slam Finals Spoken Word Competition on Saturday June 18, 2011.

It will be held at the Rideau Canal Museum (34 Beckwith Street South, Smiths Falls, ON) auditorium in Smiths Falls; doors open at 6:30pm and the Slam gets underway at 7pm, hosted by Rusty Priske of the Ottawa Capital City Collective and Capital Slam.

Lanark County Live Poets Society

The top 12 poets from the current Slam series will compete for a place on the 2011 national team to represent Lanark County at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. Lanark County is the only rural slam scene in Canada represented at the national level.

Admission is $10, $7 for students and seniours, $5 for children $12 and under. For more information e-mail lanarklips@hotmail.com or find us on Facebook at LiPS.

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