June Events 2016

Jun 24/16 – Regina Word Up Pride Poetry Slam ft Alessandra Naccarato

Admission is $10 + GST or PWYC (No one turned away.)
Doors at 7:30
Show around 8
All ages/+19 Cash

Regina Word Up is held on the first and third Friday’s of every month. Regularly, the first Friday is a community stage, and our third Friday is a poetry slam.

A poetry slam is a dialogue between audience and performer. It is a competitive event wherein spoken word artists share their work in a high-spirited, fast-paced environment to an often uproarious crowd.

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June 29, 2016 – Words in the Park: Youth Edition

Words in the ParkThe Saskatchewan Writers Guild and Regina Word Up Youth have teamed up to bring you a special one time installment of Words in the Park: Youth Edition.
A little about SWG’s Words in the Park:
Words in the Park is a free event that takes place every Wednesday from June to August in downtown Regina’s beautiful Victoria Park. Running from noon to 1:00 pm, each week is jam-packed so make sure to come out every Wednesday and catch all of Saskatchewan’s talent. Words in the Park runs simultaneously with the Regina Farmers Market, which creates an exciting buzz for author and audience alike.
We are pleased to announce this exciting lineup of some of Regina’s best youth poets for our special collaboration.
Kate Matys
Austin Ahenakew
Ella Bray
Declan Hewitt
Brad Woolhether
Bronwyn Lloyd
Please share and invite, and come out to encourage Regina’s talented rising stars!

July 28, 2016 – Anique Granger

Anique Granger

Anique Granger & Marco Gosselin

Doors at 7:30pm; Show at 8:00pm
$15 + GST at the door; $10 + GST in advance (click here for advance tickets)
All Ages.  Cash Bar (19+ with Valid ID).

English: Anique Granger has just released her third album, Aimer comme une émeute (To Love like a Riot). The Montreal-based Fransaskois artist has been performing for over 15 years across Canada and Europe, sharing songs and stories with honesty and humor. Her album Les outils qu’on a (The Tools we Have), was nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award in 2012. Her new duo with Marco Gosselin delivers the raw material. It’s the intricacies of the album, translated into two guitars and fused by a common experience. Years of touring, trains and kitchen parties, voices melting in harmony and a passion for real music. It’s guitar-driven Francophone folk, roots meets “chanson française”.

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