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April 21 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

| $6

“The poets were total professionals and brought hot topics to life with their passion and energy.  The students were mesmerized and totally engaged.” – Tracy Sullivan, Hugh Boyd Secondary

The always popular Hullabaloo All Star Slam at the Rio Theatre returns this year, featuring a battle between heavyweights of the Canadian slam scene!

Hosted by Regina’s Johnny Trinh, the 2017 edition of the All Star Slam sees Charlie C Petch from Toronto, Dana I.D. Matthews from Vancouver, and Rabbit Richards from Montreal compete in a three-round poetry slam – with students judging!  Once the dust has settled, and the winner has been declared, there’s time for a Q&A with the artists.

The All Star Slam was amazing!  My students are enthused, pumped, and excited about writing and presenting their own slam.” – Marion Humeniuk, Maple Grove Elementary

This show usually SELLS OUT, so you’ll want to get your tickets as soon as you can!

Doors: 11:45 AM
Start: 12:30 PM
End: 2:00 PM

Tickets*: $6/student for school groups (FREE for teachers/chaperones)**
$10 for public

Contact Johnny MacRae at wordplaypoets@gmail.com to book tickets or to find out more!

Hungry for more?  Johnny, Charlie, Dana, and Rabbit will be back at it the next morning at 10:00 AM for our Adventures in Poetryland Workshops!

Johnny Trinh returns to host the All Star Slam this year!
Johnny Trinh returns to host the All Star Slam this year!

*From April 10th on, refunds will only be available for tickets up to 10% of the total purchasing price.
**Booking more than 100 tickets?  Talk to Johnny about the large group discount.  (Hint: it’s 10% off!)

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$6
Event Category:
Website:
http://youthslam.ca

Organizer

Vancouver Poetry House
Email:
Website:
http://www.VancouverPoetryHouse.com

Venue

The Rio Theatre
1660 East Broadway, Vancouver,
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