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April 2017

Verses 2017 Early Bird Passes Available Now until April 10

April 20 - April 30

Save $15 (before April 10) on an Early Bird festival pass that gives you full access to all Verses Festival of Words events: Hullabaloo Youth Poetry Slam Competition Three Showcases (see below for details) 5 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Championships bouts Two late night cabaret shows Five afternoon group shows Five community stages Two Talk the Talk community discussions and much more! Buy your pass here before April 10th and it’s only $60. After April 10th, a Verses Festival of…

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$25 - $30

“Oceans to Sail” Showcase with Saul Williams and Guests

April 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“Oceans to Sail” Showcase Featuring Saul Williams and Special Guests Saul Williams is no stranger to conversations that permeate the collective minds of the diaspora. Reparations are within reach and he has a list of demands waiting to unravel from the tip of his revolutionary tongue. Bolstered by the work of local activists and artists Kimmortal, Eugene Bae, Khari Wendell McClelland and Dawn Pemberton, Williams takes to the stage to gather workers for the resistance that is at our doorsteps.…

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