shows & tells

Upcoming Shows & Workshops

………………………..

On a winter touring hiatus! Stay tuned for upcoming show and festival announcements!

…………………………

Recent shows

November 2015

14th – vancouver, BC ~ Chicken Sessions ~ Private House Concert ~ w James Lamb

October 2015

8th- Victoria, BC ~Tongues of Fire – Featured performer

15th – Vancouver, BC ~ Wise Hall-  An Ausumn Evening w Mighty Mike McGee & Friends

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.), York, Mississauga, Seattle, Washington D.C., Baltimore, San Jose, Bellingham, Providence, Loser Slam (NJ), Boston Cantab, Worchester.

Teaching & Community Involvement 
  • Workshop Facilitator ~ WordPlay Poetry in Schools ~ Vancouver, BC ~ Present
  • Workshop facilitator ~ Oxygen Art Centre ~ Nelson BC ~ Spring session ~2014
  • Workshop facilitator at PowershiftBC ~ 2013
  • Workshop facilitator ~ Self Design High ~ Nelson, BC ~ 2013
  • Guest Speaker ~ University Of Saskachewan ~ gender studies in pop culture class ~ Oct. 2012
  • Workshop Facillitator ~ Hullabaloo BC Youth poetry championships ~ 2012
  • Workshop Facillitator ~ Northern Rural Writers In residence ~ October ~2011
  • Workshop Facillitator ~ 4000 Reasons Festival, Driftwood Foundation ~June 2012
  • Performers committee co-cordinator/Promotions Coordinator – Kispiox Valley Music Festival 2011/2012
  • Workshop Facillitator ~ Creative writing in Performance ~ Smithers Public Library -2011/2012
  • Workshop Facilitator ~ Smithers Secondary School ~ February 2011/2012
  • Workshop Facillitator/project Mentor ~ Youth Empowerment Program ~ Smithers/Moricetown/Houston, BC ~ May/June 2011
  • Featured Guest Speaker ~ BC Youth Debate championships ~ Vancouver, BC~ 2008
  • Co-founder/workshop facilitator /poet organizer ~ Word Play Poetry in Schools program ~ Vancouver, BC~ 2004 to 2007
  • Board member ~ Vancouver Poetry House ~ 2004 – 2007
  • Co-Founder ~ Most Vocal Poets Society ~ Lethbridge, Alberta ~ 2000