May ‘Anything Goes’ Slam ft Johnny MacRae

Event Date: May 19, 2017 -

Event Time: 8:00pm (doors 7)

Event Location: 470 Colborne St London ON

Finals is over, it’s time to rest and… wait, no, it’s time to KEEP SLAMMING!

Slams continue every month, even through the summer, and May is our annual Anything Goes aka No Rules slam! Bring costumes/props/instruments with your poems (or cover poems!) and enjoy an extended time limit!

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

This month our feature poet is Johnny MacRae from Vancouver BC!

Since first emerging onto the Vancouver Poetry Slam stage, MacRae has carved out a reputation as an innovative writer and performer, a passionate arts educator, and a dedicated community organizer. He’s been a regional and national level slam champion, in addition to which he was the 2013 Victoria Spoken Word Festival Poet of Honour. In the slam community, MacRae has been a three-time regional champion (2010, Vancouver team champion; 2013/2016 Vancouver individual champion), as well as having won the inaugural Canadian Festival of Spoken Word underground indies title in 2011. All told, he has represented Vancouver at national poetry slam tournaments four times, and Victoria once. Whether performing, teaching, or organizing, MacRae continues to prove that he is one of the most versatile, innovative, and dedicated spoken word artists in the country.

May London Poetry ‘Anything Goes’ Slam details:

Slam time: Friday May 19th, 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, THIS MONTH ONLY PROPS, COSTUMES, INSTRUMENTS, & COVERS ALLOWED! (but still no nudity or hate speech). Memorization is optional. Time limit extension to 4 mins with 10 second grace period.


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