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  • Verses Festival of Words Closes with a Slam!

    By Maegan Thomas Verses Festival of Words is on now celebrating the transformative power of words: poetic, musical, comedic and all the genres in between and a few not yet invented. “I love that Verses…brings together so many different styles of poetry and such an array of voices and talents.” – Evelyn Lau “Verses is […]

  • Finalists Chosen for CIPS 2014

    The preliminary bouts are over and from the original field of 40 slam poets, 12 have advanced to the Finals, tonight at The Rio Theatre. The finalists competing to be the 2014 Canadian Individual Slam Champion will be: Andre Prefontaine Dia Davina Dana ID Matthews IF Sir Realist Liam Coady Fannon Jamie G KT Erin […]

  • Making a More Accessible Festival

    Dear Verses Festival Goers (And Vancouver community members)   If you have not yet seen the event posted, we would like to invite you to come out to Havana Theatre today at 3:00 pm to participate in a community conversation happening around the topic of physical and social accessibility within arts communities. This conversation is the first […]