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An Introduction to The Library of Historical Audio Recordings at i78s — Jul 22, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation

The Library of Historical Audio Recordings at I78s is the public portal into the Giovannoni Collection—an extensive private archive of sound recordings on cylinders and discs from the 1890s through the 1930s.  In this presentation, we’ll introduce the site’s conception, design, and features, followed by a guided tour highlighting categories of content which are likely to […]

Performances, Talk

Special SpokenWeb “Listening, Sound, Agency” edition of the Words and Music Show — May 23, 2021 (Events)

Hosted from Montréal / Tiohtià:ke - Concordia University - Zoom

On the closing night of the 2021 “Listening, Sound, Agency” symposium, Wired on Words partners with SpokenWeb to co-host a special edition of the Words and Music Show.

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Rough Craft: Notes on the creation of the audio / visual / textual work Small Stones (Post)


Specially commissioned for the Listening, Sound, Agency Symposium, Griffin-award-winning poet Kaie Kellough, designer and artistic director of LOKI studios Kevin Yuen Kit Lo, and Constellation recording artist and saxophonist Jason Sharp, collaborate on an interdisciplinary work. Long-awaited, Small Stones will premiere tonight, 22 May 2021 and may be watched in the embedded video below. To enhance and support the listening and watching experience, Kaie has generously shared some reflections on the process of creating this work with his collaborators and the meandering iterations of the poem through page, dialogue, and performance.

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Black Writers Out Loud Sunday — Nov 15, 2020 (Events)

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

Sunday, November 15th, 2020, at 8PM the Words & Music Show comes to you from the Sala Rossa with a special online show featuring some of Montreal’s top poets and spoken word artists in performance.

The event will feature performances by:
Roen Higgins
Fabrice Koffy
Faith Paré
Jason (Blackbird) Selman

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SpokenWeb Words and Music Show — Jul 19, 2020 (Events)

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

For the past three months, Ian Ferrier, host for twenty years (and running) monthly Words and Music Show, and the 2019 SW Curator in Residence, has collaborated with Jason Camlot (Director of SpokenWeb) in running the online version of the Words and Music Show.  While Words and Music usually takes a vacation in the month […]

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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                                                 […]