Hamilton Youth Poets Presents: HYP Slam Finals (LTABC Poetic License)

Description: TIME UPDATE DOORS: 6:00PM OPEN MIC: 6:30PM SLAM: 6:45PM - 9:00PM Louder Than A Bomb Canada: Poetic License HYP. GRAND. SLAM. FINALS. Get ready for a word to word duel of dialect to determine who will form the 2019/20 Hamilton Youth Poets Slam Team! This event is the official launch of our annual festival Louder Than A Bomb Canada: Poetic License. A week long event bringing you poetry from Hamilton’s very own middle and high school students, as well as celebrated artists from across Turtle Island. This is an @AGH First Friday, which means this event is coming at you for FREE!! If that’s not enough, we’re featuring the incredible and unbelievably fierce LADY VANESSA!! May 3, 2019 DOORS: 6:00PM OPEN MIC: 6:30PM SLAM: 6:45PM - 9:00PM Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King St W Hamilton More information TBA: www.hamiltonyouthpoets.org/schedule About our feature: Lady Vanessa is a Caleña, Colombia, first-generation immigrant artist, and community builder. She started her artistic career in Windhoek, Namibia and currently lives in AMISKWACIWȂSKAHIKAN, (Edmonton), Treaty 6 territory. She is the 2018 Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion as a proud member of the Breath in Poetry Collective. She features in the chapbook, Water, Published by Glass Buffalo and is currently working on her upcoming book," La Sangre Llama". Lady believes in the healing powers art provides for our community. Healing is not polite, art allows us to be the frankest versions of ourselves so that we may strengthen our souls, minds, and community around us. Art is where we come together through the unity of purpose.

Start Time: May 3rd, 2019 at 5:30pm
End Time: May 3rd, 2019 at 9:00pm
Location: Art Gallery of Hamilton
Address: 123 King Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4S8

City: Hamilton
Province: ON
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Website: www.hamiltonyouthpoets.org/