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 […]
On Monday, July 5, we bring you a new episode of the SpokenWeb Podcast that explores the formation of poetic identity and community through the story of Robert Hogg and the TISH poets. This story is sonically told through the eyes of his former student — now SpokenWeb RA — Craig Carpenter. In the summer of 2019, […]
Special SpokenWeb “Listening, Sound, Agency” edition of the Words and Music Show — May 23, 2021 (Events)
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.
Performances | Cole Mash, Eight Track (Talonbooks 2019), Erin Scott, Governor General’s Literary Awards, Ian Ferrier, Jason Camlot, Kevin McNeilly, Klara du Plessis, Listening, Listening-Sound-Agency, Oana Avasilichioaei, performance, The Words and Music Show
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.
For Black History Month we’re screening Black Writers Out Loud, featuring Roen Higgins, Fabrice Koffy, Faith Paré and Jason Selman.
A gathering of over 30 Montreal poets to perform from the same stage for a multi-track recording experiment. Saturday, June 6th, 2015 – 8 PM De Sève Cinema, Concordia University McConnell Library Building 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West
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:
Jason (Blackbird) Selman
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]