shows & tells

Upcoming Shows & Workshops

January 4th 2019 – Urban Legends Poetry Slam – Featured Performer – Ottawa, Ontario

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Recent shows

Sept 2018 – WordSpell Spoken Word Showcase w Devin Devine – Free Times Cafe – Toronto, ON

Dec 2017 – Toronto Poetry Slam – featured performer

Sept 2017 – Guelph Poetry Slam – Featured Performer

Past shows, Festivals & Events of note

Events of Note  
  • Kwantlen University Creative Writing Department featured poet ~ 2013
  • Poet of Honour, Canadian festival of Spoken Word ~ Saskatoon ~  2012
  • Indiefeed Performance poetry podcast ~ Dec. 2010/May 2011/September 2011
  • Wax Poetic ~ Radio guest~ Vancouver Co-op radio, 2004/2010/2012
  • Banff Centre For The Arts ~ Spoken Word program participant ~ 2011
  • CBC Poetry Face-off -Vancouver winner~ National broadcast ~ 2008
Festival Performances
  • Salmon Arm Roots & Blues ~ 2015
  • Canadian festival Of Spoken Word ~ 2005/2006/2009/2012/2014
  • Kootenay Storytelling Festival ~ Nelson, BC ~ 2013/2014
  • Vancouver International Storytelling festival ~ 2014
  • Verses Festival of Words ~ Vancouver ~ 2014
  • Tiny Lights Festival ~ Ymir, BC ~ 2012/2013/2014
  • Talking Stick Festival ~ Vancouver, BC ~ 2012/2014
  • South Country Fair ~ FT. McLeod, Alberta ~ 2000/2005/2006/2013
  • Pacific Rim Summer Festival ~ Tofino, BC ~ 2013
  • Elephant Mountain Literary Festival ~ Nelson, BC ~ 2013
  • Calgary International Spoken Word Festival ~ 2011/2013
  • Verse Fest ~ Ottawa, Ont. ~ 2013
  • Resilience Festival ~ Guelph Ont. ~ 2013
  • Campbell Bay Music Festival ~ Mayne Island, BC ~ 2012
  • 4000 Reasons Festival, Driftwood Foundation ~ Smithers, BC~  2012
  • Words Without Borders Festival ~ Salt Spring Island, BC ~ 2012
  • Midsummer Music festival Smithers, BC ~ 2011
  • Kispiox Valley Music festival ~ Hazelton, BC ~ 2011
  • Ness Creek Music Festival ~ Big River, Saskatchewan~ July 2010
  • Gabriola Poetry Festival ~ 2007
  • In The House Festival ~ Vancouver – 2005/2007
  • Word on The Street Festival ~ Vancouver, 2005/2006
  • National Poetry Slam (U.S.) ~ Albuquerque, ’05. Austin, ’06
  • Vancouver Sistahood festival ~ 2005/2006/2007
  • Vancouver Young Writers Festival ~ 2005/2006
  • Vancouver Poetry Festival ~ 2005/2006
  • Saskatchewan Festival of Words ~ 2005
Featured performances ~Poetry slams/reading series:

Vancouver, Saskatoon, Victoria (Tongues Of Fire), Toronto, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Lethbridge (Most Vocal), Lanark County, Peterborough, London (ONT), Hamilton, Burlington, Guelph, Art of Word (Van),  One Cool Word (Van), Art Bar (T.O.), Dementia 5 (T.O.), WordSpell Spoken word showcase (TO), York, Mississauga, Seattle, Washington D.C., Baltimore, San Jose, Bellingham, Providence, Loser Slam (NJ), Boston Cantab, Worchester.

 

 Facilitation & Organization

Workshop Facilitator/youth mentor ~ Sequoia school ~ Slocan, BC  spring 2015

Weekend workshop facilitator ~ Oxygen Art Centre ~ Nelson, BC ~ March 2014

Workshop facilitator ~ Selkirk Secondary school ~ Kimberley, BC ~ Jan 2014

Workshop facilitator ~ L.V. Rogers Secondary School ~ Nelson, BC 2013

Opening night organizer ~ Tiny Lights Festival – Ymir, BC 2014

Reading Series organizer ~ Booksmyth underground ~ monthly ~ Nelson, BC -2012-2014

Workshop Facilitator/speaker ~ week long program – Calgary Public Library ~ 2014

Workshop facilitator ~ Powershift BC ~ 2013

Guest Speaker – University Of Saskatchewan ~ gender studies dept. ~ 2012

Workshop Facilitator ~ Hullabaloo BC Youth poetry championships ~ 2012

Workshop Facilitator ~ Northern Rural Writers In residence ~ Smithers ~ 2011

Workshop Facilitator ~ 4000 Reasons Festival, Driftwood Foundation ~ 2012

Workshop Facilitator ~ week long program – Smithers Public Library -2011/2012

Workshop Facilitator ~ Smithers Secondary School ~ February 2011/2012

Workshop Facilitator/Mentor ~ Youth Empowerment Project ~ May-June 2011

Youth mentor/program facilitator ~ Vancouver East Cultural Center – 2008

Featured Guest Speaker ~ BC Youth Debate championships ~ 2008

Co-founder/workshop facilitator/poet organizer ~Word Play Poetry in Schools program.             Numerous school workshops throughout – Vancouver and GVRD ~ 2004 to 2008

Board member ~ Vancouver Poetry House ~ 2004 – 2007

Festival organizer ~ Canadian festival of Spoken Word- Vancouver- October 2005