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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Feb 24/17 – Regina Word Up: CIPS Qualifier

prairie poetryDoors at 7:30
Show around 8
All ages/+19 Cash Bar
Admission is $5 + GST 
 
Once a year, Regina’s best performance poets are invited to spit words and wit in a timed bit for a chance to represent our community at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam in Vancouver, BC. This is an invite-only event – meaning you must be contacted by organizers prior to the event in order to participate. But everyone is encouraged to to attend! The more robust the audience, the more exciting the performances seem to be! If the winner of our Regina qualifier event goes on to become the winner of CIPS 2017, they can win cash and plagues and could be invited to compete at the World Cup of Poetry in Paris with travel and accommodation included.*
 

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

prairie poetryApril 21/17
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…]

May 5 – Regina Word Up Poetry Slam Team Finals

prairie poetry

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…]

May 12/17 – Regina Word Up: Just Write launch + open mic

Just Write.May 12/17
Doors 7:30pm/8pm Start
Free!
All ages/+19 Cash Bar
In partnership with the Regina Improvisation Studies Centre
Do you ever feel stuck waiting for inspiration to strike? Do you like the idea of writing but have trouble getting started? Do you find it more motivating to be part of a group than to write on your own?


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May 24/17 – Regina Word Up Poetry Slam at the CVAF! Limited Spots, sign up at door

Photo by Sjlg Photography

Photo by Sjlg Photography

May 24/17
Doors 7:30pm
Cathedral Neighbourhood Ctr, 2900 13th Ave
Free – Sign up to slam at the door! (Only 12 slam spots available!)
In partnership with the Cathedral Village Arts Festival

 


Regina Word Up Poetry Slam featuring Erin Dingle

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…]

June 16/17 – Regina Word Up: Share Your Pride featuring Danielle Altrogge

Danielle AltroggeRegina Word Up – Share Your Pride community stage: Featuring Danielle Altrogge!
June 16, 2017
Doors 7:30pm
$10+gst
All Ages
(Sign up to perform at the door and don’t pay!)

 



Regina Word Up has provided Regina with spoken word events and workshops for the last five years in the Queen City. It has sent poetry slam teams annually to compete in national competitions*.
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Sept 29, 30, & Oct 1: Culture Days – Little Nonprofits on the Prairie: Making Jams

Culture Days at the Creative City Centre!
Little Nonprofits on the Prairie: Making Jams
All Weekend. All Ages. All Free.

 

Culture Days is BACK! The Creative City Centre has partnered with Articulate Ink, Regina’s Art Supply Exchange, Regina Word Up Collective and Sew My Idea to bring you a hub of activity!

Make sure to scroll down for Individual Event Times and Details for this weekend!

RSVP on the Facebook Event to stay up-to-date!
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October 27/17 Regina Word Up Youth Stage

Regina Word Up Youth Stage
October 27/17
Doors 7:30pm/Show 8pm
$5 + GST (or PWYC)
All Ages
(Sign up to perform at the door and don’t pay!)

The 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. These Spoken Word Canada (SpoCan) sanctioned festivals.  



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November 10/17: Regina Word Up Poetry Slam ft Mugabi Byenkya

Regina Word Up Poetry Slam presents Mugabi Byenkya
October 20/17
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!)

The 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. These Spoken Word Canada (SpoCan) sanctioned festivals.  

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