Aug London Poetry Slam ft Niizhoo Awaasis

Event Date: August 17, 2018 -

Event Time: 8:00pm (doors 7pm)

Event Location: 470 Colborne St London

Temps are hot and so is our stage all summer long! Hit the open mic, compete in the slam, or show the love from the audience!

Performer sign up is at 7:30pm, so don’t be late!

This month our feature poet is Niizhoo Awaasis!

Niizhoo Awaasis – Caribou and Marten hand drumming hip hop duo, Niizhoo Migizi Kwe (Shawna Redskye) and Sâkihitowin Awâsis (Cortney Dakin) fuse spoken word and northern vocables in embodied storytelling traditions. Awâsis is a geographer, writer, poet, water protector, and Phd student at Western University. Their research focuses on energy justice in Anishinaabeg pipeline resistance. Niizhoo Migizi Kwe is a singer-songwriter, potter babe, and student at Trent University who hopes to cultivate medicine for Anishinaabe Aki miinawaa Nibi.

August London Poetry Slam details:

Slam time: Friday August 17th, 8pm (doors 7)
Slam spot: London Music Club (470 Colborne St)
Slam price: ONLY $5
Slam rules: Sign up call at 7:30pm, team pieces welcome, no props, no costumes, no nudity, no hate speech, original work only, memorization is optional.


Check out our Facebook Group ‘London Poetry Slam’ for the event invite and other news. You can also follow us on Twitter @LDNPoetrySlam