Lunch Poems at SFU: Ali Blythe and Garth Martens

Lunch Poems June 2017Lunch Poems connects the city with poets – a great place to bring your lunch and your questions about poetry. There’s always a Q & A after the reading.

The light in the Teck Gallery at SFU’s Harbour Centre Campus is beautiful, the vibe is friendly and relaxed.

And we always end on time.

Where: Teck Gallery, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hasting Street, Vancouver

When: June 21 at 12:00pm

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Voicing the City In/verse: Reading Surrey and the Super Suburb

The City In-Verse - Surrey Art Gallery

Sound Thinking 2015 examines the rich literary and spoken word output of Canada’s super-suburb, specifically Surrey and its surrounding South of the Fraser region. Here, poets, novelists, and spoken word artists have been working for decades and are working in greater numbers to portray and depict these complex and changing spaces.

Convened by Phinder Dulai and Jordan Strom, Voicing the City In/verse is presented in conjunction with Surrey Art Gallery’s 40th anniversary show, Views from the Southbank, a three-part series of exhibitions of art from and about the South of Fraser region. “

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Dec 11: Twisted Poets – Alive At the Center Launch + Christmas Fundraiser

Dec 11: Twisted Poets – Alive At the Center Launch + Christmas Fundraiser
alive at the center Dec 11

Twisted Poets Literary Salon will be hosting a reading for Alive at the Centre Anthology.
Over 20 poets will be reading from the anthology.

Readers: Taryn Hubbard, Chris Gilpin, Jen Curin, Heidi Greco, Elee Kralji Gardiner, Renee Saklikaar (sp), Rob Taylor, Marni Norwich, Diane Tucker, Lilija Valis, Ibrahim Honjo, Lucia Misch, Kagan Goh, Jude Neale, Christopher Levenson, George McWhirter, Joanne Arnott, Shannon Rayne, Fran Bourassa, Natasha Boskic, Trevor Carolan, Heather Haley, Robin Susanto.

Suggested donation at the door: $5. All donations for this event will go toward helping children in need at Christmas (see note below).. All are welcome.

Location: The Cottage Bistro, 4468 Main Street, Vancouver

Time: December 11, 7 – 9:30 pm

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March readings: Poetic Justice, SFU Woodwards, Canadian Music Centre

Sonnets and Skytrain 001Sunday, March 03, 3-5pm ~ with Taryn Hubbard and Kevin Spenst at Poetic Justice, Backroom, Heritage Grill, New Westminster (steps away from the Columbia Skytrain)

Thursday, March 07, 7-9pm ~ with Joanne Arnott, Wayde Compton and Michael Turner at SFU Woodward’s, Vancouver (Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts – VanCity Office of Community Engagement)

Sunday, March 10, 4-5:30pm ~ with Sandy V.A. Moore and local performers, open rehearsal  children of air india, the song cycle at The Canadian Music Centre, (assistance from the BC Arts Council and the Canadian Music Centre gratefully acknowledged), 837 Davie