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Words & Music Online for the C(r)oolest Month — Apr 19, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/3772249115

Poets, musicians and dancers perform in an online Words & Music Show Sunday night. Featuring: -Liz Howard, winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize for her book “Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent” -fine spoken word by Liana Cusmano -Ian Ferrier at the crossroads of words and music -improv violin by musician/storyteller Lauren DeRoller -dance by […]


Words & Music Online this Sunday — Mar 29, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/3772249115

This Sunday night at 8PM the Words & Music Show and SpokenWeb.ca will be presenting a live literature and music show via Zoom. The show will feature: Storytelling by: Nisha Coleman                                                 […]


SpokenWebPod Listening Party — Oct 07, 2019 (Events)

Join us to listen to the first episode of the SpokenWeb Podcast! Gather together to listen, or tune-in from wherever you are, and join in the conversation over Twitter at #SpokenWebPod at 12-1 pm PST or 3-4 pm EST. Listen here and find out more about the podcast: https://spokenweb.ca/podcast/episodes/


The Words and Music Show: Performing the Archive — Oct 10, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4th Space, Concordia University

For 20 years, the Words and Music Show (W&M Show), established and organized by poet and musician Ian Ferrier, has been a constant cultural haven for a wide variety of performers living in and visiting Montreal. As the city’s longest running spoken word poetry, literature, performance, and music show, it has featured and celebrated top […]


Performing the Archive: An Epic Reading — Sep 12, 2019 (Events)

Kelowna, BC - UBC Okanagan - The AMP Lab (Fipke 251)

Love Poetry? come join us at the AMP Lab for an epic reading event. We’ll take turns reading aloud Daphne Marlatt”s poetry from Frames of a Story (1968) to her most recent collection. Reading Seveva (2016). All welcome :drop in at any point during the event to help us celebrate poetry and perform the archive. […]


Performing Technology: SpokenWeb presents Oana Avasilichioaei — Nov 14, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4th Space, Concordia University

Performing Technology is an investigation into the electroacoustic tools and methods that poets and sound-artists use to manipulate and create sound poetry and sound art. Join us for performances and conversations about methods of listening to our sonic environments. Opening performance debuts a new sonic creation “Sonic Thresholds: 4th Space” by Concordia PhD student, Nik […]


Deep Curation: Experiments in Poetry Reading Curation — Nov 07, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4th Space

This series of events are organized in partnership with SpokenWeb, Writers Read, and the Mile End Poets’ Festival. Opening with a panel discussion on literary event curation, this event will feature Margaret Christakos, Deanna Radford, Danielle St. Amour and Jason Camlot, facilitated by Klara du Plessis. It will focus on different contemporary and historical strategies […]

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Spoken Code — Sep 27, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Visualization Studio, Webster Library, LB-314.00

An evening of improvised audiovisual live coding; where algorithms unfold, in the form of a process, in time and over time, and depends on its past inputs. This event approaches code as thought and through this movement, it seeks to create emerging and ephemeral audiovisual relations that unfold in the interplay of code, voice, and […]

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The Politics and Poetics of Mediated Sound: Abel, Avasilichioaei, Scott and Starnes — May 30, 2019 (Events)

Vancouver - Simon Fraser University - David Mowafaghian World Arts Centre

Part of the SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 This evening features performances of poetic work by Jordan Abel, Oana Avasilichioaei, Jordan Scott and Jason Starnes. Each uses the affordances of mediated sound to intervene in the oral transmission of text, creating work that invites engaged and differential forms of listening and reciprocity. The event will be hosted by […]

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