June London Poetry Slam ft Janice Lee

Event Date: June 15, 2018 -

Event Time: 8:00pm (doors 7)

Event Location: 470 Colborne St London ON

It’s our first slam of the 2018-19 season! That’s right, we keep spittin’ all summer long!

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

This month our feature poet is Janice Lee from Kitchener, ON!

Janice Jo Lee is an award-winning multidisciplinary artist and community organizer. She is a Korean-Canadian, spoken word poet, folk musician, and theatre artist rooted in Kitchener, on Haldimand Treaty territory. She is passionate about building flourishing communities based in justice and joy through art. Lee is a hard femme queer radical and on stage is known for being disarmingly hilarious, off-the-cuff and fearlessly honest. She is interested in the question: “What is my responsibility to my ancestors and my community as a storyteller?” In Waterloo Region, Lee is the founding artistic director of the KW Poetry Slam. This year will see the release of Lee’s third studio album Ancestor Song, a documusical about her journey titled The Legend of Sing Hey and the Toronto debut of her one-woman musical satire Will You Be My Friend at Theatre Passe Muraille Oct 22-Nov 11, produced by Green Light Arts. janicejolee.ca

June London Poetry Slam details:

Slam time: Friday June 15th, 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.

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