Our Slam returns to the Drake Hotel Aug 29

Aug 29 is the next Toronto Poetry Slam!
@ the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St W.

Deonte Osaynde is making his return to Toronto after a too-long absence.

TPS features a 3-round spoken word competition, so bring out 3 poems, competitors!

You can also sign up for the open mic, 4 minutes max.

Hosted by Cathy Petch!

Doors 7 signup 730 show 8

All ages!

Deonte Osayande is a writer from Detroit, Mi.

On Aug 20, we WORKSHOP

Get ready for another WRITE BETTER OR WHATEVER! workshop, lead by Tanya Neumeyer.

It all goes down Aug 20!

Join us for creative writing and performance exercises to improve your craft and stage presence.

Upstairs at the Central, 6-8pm, August 20th, 2105, only $5. Bring a notebook and pen.

FB event invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1516151668676647/

Any questions? Email info@torontopoetryslam.com

Our next slams: Aug 9 and 29

Mark those calendars, TPS fans!

Our next shows are:

Aug 9 featuring Rabbit Richards from Montreal
Aug 29 featuring Deonte Osayande from Detroit

Both at the Drake Hotel Underground, 1150 Queen St W
Doors 7 signup 730 show 8pm

See you on the 9th!

On Sunday July 26, we SLAM!

Get your slam on Sunday night at the Drake Hotel!

Featuring the talented Mighty Mike McGee from San Jose, one of the most popular U.S. poets, we kid you not.

Doors 7 signup 730pm show 8pm
Yes, you can sign up to slam! Ensure you're there for 730pm sharp.
Hosted by Dave Silverberg

$5 all night.
All ages

Mighty Mike McGee is a well-traveled stand-up poet from San José, California, but he's hobo'd his way around the United States, Canada and throughout Europe since 2002. McGee has performed comedy and poetry in thousands of cities and towns for millions of ears.

Support the TPS Slam team on July 21. Get your fix of love poetry

On Tuesday July 21, you'll want to be at Kensington Lodge in Kensington Market.

That's when the 2015 TPS Team rocks the stage with a special night of love poetry! This fundraiser will feature Sabrina Benaim, Faduma Mohamed, Dave Silverberg and the Team

Plus you! Open mic available for all you love poets out there

$10 cover

7 p.m.: Doors.
7: 30 p.m.: Open mic sign-up.
8 p.m.: Show.

Attendees are automatically entered into a raffle with love- and (un)love-themed prizes.

Copies of the TPS 2015 team chapbook, "On Some Goody Two-Shoes Flex," will be available.

On Saturday we SLAM!

We're back on Saturday night! And one of the most lauded U.S. female poets is making her TPS debut.

Check out Lauren Zuniga (reppin OKC) on Sat night at the Slam @ the Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St W)

Doors 7 signup 730 show 8pm

$5 all night

Hosted by Tanya!

Be sure to get there early, we fill up quick!

Questions? Email info@torontopoetryslam.com

Our next three poetry slams at the Drake are...

...on the following dates:

June 27 featuring RC Weslowski
July 11 featuring Lauren Zuniga
July 26 featuring Mike McGee

All going down @ the Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St W.
Doors at 7pm signup 730pm show 8pm

$5 cover

Open mic too!

All ages.

See ya at the Drake!

Moe Clark returns to Toronto Poetry Slam June 12

The Drake Hotel slam goes down June 12, featuring a welcome return from Montreal's Moe Clark! This time she's brought a band with her!

Drake Hotel is at 1150 Queen St W., and doors are at 7pm, and note we fill up quick by 730pm.

$5 cover

Hosted by Alyssa Ginsburg

Questions? Email info@torontopoetryslam.com

Our Geek Slam returns May 31 at the Boat

Time to get your geek on, poets!

Once a year, Toronto Poetry Project produces a two-round nerdy word circus, always at The Boat in Kensington Market.

On May 31 you're in for a treat, TPP fans!

Competing poets must perform poetry to whatever they geek out on. It doesn't have to be all Buffy, Star Wars and meme jokes.

Two rounds. Cumulative score.

Open mic available too! Bring your nerdy stuff, open mic'ers

Doors and signup 730pm Show 8pm

Hosted by Same Difference

Featuring MACER!

Our second slam of the season goes down May 15 featuring Hyf!

If you missed our May 3 slam, don't freak out, because our next slam is coming soon!

On Friday May 15, head to the Drake Hotel Underground for another night of hot spoken word action, featuring one of Ottawa's finest, Hyf the Gypsy Sun!

Doors 7pm, signup 730pm, show 8pm.

Hosted by Dave Silverberg

Questions? Email info@torontopoetryslam.com