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Van Slam Finals Night featuring Truth Is…

April 8, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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The 17th annual Van Slam Finals Night features Vancouver’s top eight poetry slammers competing for a spot on this year’s Van Slam team. Poets have been gaining points by placing well at Van Slam throughout the year to qualify for this playoff event. The Van Slam team will represent Van Slam at major tournaments and festivals across North America.

If you want to find out which Vancouver slam poets will be performing, follow our regular season standings on the VPH forum. Updated every week after Monday’s weekly poetry slam.

About our feature:

Truth is… has been an individual slam champion and competed on several slam teams. She has participated in several of the Tedx series and has been a four-time performer at “When Sisters Speak”. Truth (as she is known to her friends) has headlined in several conferences focused on social equity, gender equality, youth motivation and the labour movement. She has also recently opened up for Canadian Hip-Hop idol K-OS & legendary activist Angela Davis.

No minors allowed. This show is 19+
UPDATE: Advance tickets are no longer available, but there will still be tickets available at the door for $15. Box office & Will Call at The Rio open at 7pm. Festival passes can be bought at the door as well for $50.

Details

Date:
April 8, 2013
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Venue

The Rio Theatre
1660 East Broadway, Vancouver, BC Canada
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