December 8/17: Regina Word Up Poetry Slam

Regina Word Up Poetry Slam! 
December 8/17
Doors 7:30pm/ Show 8pm
$10+gst (or PWYC)
All Ages/+19 Cash Bar
(Sign up to perform at the door and don’t pay a nickel!)

This is your last chance to perform in order to meet the requirements to compete in the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam qualifier on February 9th!

Regina Word Up programming has provided spoken word events, workshops and opportunities for over five years in the Queen City. It has sent poets through poetry slam teams or solo artists to national competitions: Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, Canadian Individual Poetry Slam, and Voices of Today. 

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March 12/17 – YQR Girl Gang: March Meetup

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Sunday, March 12
7pm-9pm
$5
 
YQR Girl Gang is an opportunity for women and people with marginalized gender identities to come together to share ideas, experiences, strategies, support and motivation.
 

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April 1/17 – Joelle Fuller with Léa Arngrimson

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Sat., April 1
Doors 7:30pm/Show 8pm
$10 advance/$12 + GST at the door
All Ages/+19 Cash Bar


We say goodbye to March and hello to a fantastic new month of music and arts based events. Kicking it off is the powerful Joelle Fuller and Léa Arngrimson. Together they will share the stage and trade stories for songs and time for memories. Join us for an intimate and interactive evening in the venue that is home to artist and audience interactions. Tickets available now!

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April 19/17 – National Canadian Film Day 150 screening: C.R.A.Z.Y.

REELApril 19/17
Doors 7:30pm/Screening 8pm
Free to attend
All ages/+19 Cash Bar
Please note, C.R.A.Z.Y. is rated 14A


The Creative City Centre and REEL Canada, (and over 1700 others) are partnering to bring you this massive one-day celebration of Canadian cinema in the world’s largest film festival!

About this initiative: 

National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150) is a massive one-day celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of our nation’s sesquicentennial. On April 19, 2017, great Canadian movies will be available on air, online and on foot at over 1,700 screenings in cinemas, libraries, public squares and anywhere you can show a film. With free events happening across every province and territory, many involving Canadian film talent, NCFD 150 — a Canada 150 Signature Project — promises to be the largest film festival in the world. Ever. [Read more…]

April 21 – Regina Word Up Poetry Slam: CIPS Fundraiser!

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Doors 7:30 pm/8 pm show
Admission is $10 + GST (or pay what you can)
All ages/+19 cash bar
Special Fundraiser Event!


What 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. [Read more…]

April 22/17 – Paddy Tutty and Norm Walker

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April 22/17
Doors 7:30pm/Show around 8pm
$15 + gst at the door
All ages welcome/+19 Cash Bar

 


Paddy Tutty and Norm Walker will be joining forces in the Hague Gallery at the Creative City Centre. A mixture of collaboration and solo work, they will blend vocal harmonies and a variety of instruments such as guitars, fretted dulcimer, mandolin, fiddle, strumstick and concertina. You’ll hear a wide range of music! From the 1920’s to old-time songs, early bluegrass to celtic songs, old ballads, fiddle tunes, and original songs. Join us for a lively evening! [Read more…]

April 23/17 – YQR Girl Gang

thinking spaceYQR Girl Gang
Sunday, April 23
7pm-9pm
$5
 
YQR Girl Gang is an opportunity for women and people with marginalized gender identities to come together to share ideas, experiences, strategies, support and motivation.
 

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April 26/17 – Queen City Shorts: April Showcase

aprilApril 26/17
Doors at 7:30/Show 8pm
$10 (gst included)
Free Popcorn!

Queen City Shorts is a film festival committed to showcasing fun, exciting, epic, and wonderful short films. There is a screening the last Wednesday of every month, so it’s never too late to start your love affair with short films.

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May 3 – Sapphire Empire (WPG) w/ Cory Ruecker + Daniel Besuijen

sapphire empire posterSapphire Empire (WPG) w/ Cory Ruecker + Daniel Besuijen
May 3/17
Doors 7:30pm/8pm Start
$10 + GST (or PWYC)
All ages/+19 Cash Bar

Sapphire Empire is on tour with some brand new material and they’re sharing it with our audiences! They’re joined by locals Cory Ruecker and Daniel Besuijen who will groove and move sounds into songs that will linger long after the last note is played.

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May 5 – Regina Word Up Poetry Slam Team Finals

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May 5/17
Doors 7:30pm/8pm Start
$10 + GST
All Ages/+19 Cash Bar
This poetry slam is an invite only slam. Audience members are highly encouraged to attend.


The highly anticipated and much talked about poetry slam event of the year is here! And it’s coming up quick! So we need you!

The invites have been sent out. For the all age team, you must be 19+, and you must have participated in at least one event. If you think you should be competing please contact us! [Read more…]