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April 2018
$10 - $12

Vancouver Story Slam Invitational Verses 2018 Edition

April 25 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
[ID: Photograph of Vancouver Story Slam organizer and host Susan Cormier standing on stage behind a microphone. She holds a clipboard in her right hand with a Vancouver Story Slam label while gesturing with her left hand. She has bright blue and red nail polish. She is wearing a red dress. Her long hair is clipped back at the top. An insert of the Verses Festival of Words poster is at the bottom left with an array of stylized red salmon, arrows and dots moving from right to left across a blue background. It includes the words Eighth Annual Verses Festival of Words April 19 - 29, 2018. /end ID]

A special invitational edition of the Vancouver Story Slam storytelling show just for Verses Festival of Words! Ten storytellers share original short stories in a competition for cash and prizes. 50 audience members will receive voting ballots to select the night’s winning storytellers. Vancouver Story Slam is Canada’s longest-running live monthly storytelling competition. New participants are always welcome; profits from the monthly show go to the VSS annual writing scholarship. Produced by Susan Cormier and hosted by Bryant Ross. This…

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$12 - $15

The Fugitives presented by the Wise Hall and Verses Festival of Words introducing the “Little Death Match”

April 26 @ 8:00 pm

Live at the WISE and Verses Festival of Words is proud to present The Fugitives album release Show for “The Promise of Strangers” . PLUS Introducing the Verses Festival of Words “Little Death Match” (a 17 syllable slam) with past Haiku Death Match champions Erin Kirsh, Fernando Raguero, RC Weslowski and Andre Prefontaine. Doors: 8pm Ages: 19+ Price: $12 Advanced, $15 at the door. Tickets may be purchased ahead of time on Brown Paper Tickets. Box office and Will Call…

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