Help us celebrate the 20th annual Van Slam Finals Night! Join us at The Wise Hall to hear the top 8 poets of Vancouver’s 2015/2016 season drop their most killer poems as they vie for a spot on this year’s Van Slam team! Poets have been gaining points by ranking in the top four 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.
This event sells out every year, so advanced tickets are your best bet. You can buy tickets now at Brown Paper Tickets:
If you want to find out which Vancouver slam poets will be performing, follow our winter season standings updated every week after Monday’s weekly poetry slam. The top 16 poets from the regular season make the playoffs. Half are eliminated at two semi-final slams, and the remaining eight slam off at this event.
This show is 19+. General seating. Cash bar. Box office and Will Call will open with doors at 7pm. Box office is CASH ONLY. There is an ATM located inside the building.
This show may contain strong language, controversial issues, and words that make you re-evaluate your life. Advance tickets are NOT mailed out they can be picked up at the Will Call station at the venue. Box office and Will Call will open with doors at 7pm. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
You’ll note on arrival a set of railed stairs leading into the Hall. The wheelchair accessible entrance is around back. For certain events there will be someone posted at the door throughout the event and/or a bell system will be rigged up to ensure no one has to wait out there to be let in. If this has not been clarified by organizers already, please consider contacting them for details.
Once inside, you’ll find a spacious wood-floored hall, open concept, tables and chairs set up throughout. The stage (accessible only via stairs) is to your left, and the washrooms towards the back of the hall. The washrooms will be marked “gender neutral”.
Read the Radical Accessibility Mapping Project’s WISE Hall overview or complete audit.