Calgary, Alberta, Canada

ORGANIZER: Sheri-D
CONTACT: sheridwilson@shaw.ca

Calgary Spoken Word Society & Single Onion

100 Thousand Poets for Change in Calgary Alberta

100 Thousand Poets for Change is a worldwide event on September 24th, uniting artists and poets in a simultaneous celebration to promote social, environmental and political change
The idea is purposefully broad – each community touching on their own local issues. Encouraging people to get out and meet their neighbors in times of ever-growing alienation. Come out and change how you see your local and global community!
Join us at the Bassbuss at Riley Park
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Guest Readers and Open Mic & readings from:
David Eso
Tim Murphy
Mike Roberts
Eugene Stickland
Sheri-D Wilson
&
The Calgary 2011 Slam team:
Erica Navickas
Erin Dingle
Andre Prefontaine
Paul Finkleman
&
and many other fabulous Calgary Poets!
There will also be an Open Mic so come out and show us your stuff!

**Update**
Thank you to everyone who participated!  I was a fantastic day at the BassBuss! Thank you to Rod Coats for documenting the days event

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About CISWF

The Calgary Spoken Word Society was created in November 2003 by poet Sheri-D Wilson, and received its charitable tax status in 2006. Influenced by its founder’s passion, the Society’s vision is to develop a forum for the dissemination and promotion of Spoken Word Poetry locally, provincially, nationally and internationally, through performance and education. During April, we also present Spoken Word Program @ The Banff Centre, which offers a unique milieu for the spoken word artist to explore and develop both their voice and their career path. Throughout the year, we host bi-monthly Poetry SLAM! & Open Mics, which has grabbed hold in Calgary as the audiences continue to grow exponentially. Hundreds of emerging poets have taken an interest in this fabulous new form.
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