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 […]
Oral poetry, storytelling, monologue, slam and experimental sound performance remain at the fringes of the literary world–largely because they lack a critical framework. This talk will examine some current states in spoken word and look at the work of three Tiohtià:ke/Montreal-based artists: Kaie Kellough, Moe Clark and Cat Kidd. We round it all out with […]
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/
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 […]
Join us for a reading and Q&A with as-claimed Canadian poet and novelist Daphne Marlatt. This first event in the SpokenWeb “Performing the Archive ” series, curated by Megan Butchart, will feature Marlatt reading from leaf leaf/s alongside her 1969 archival voice, as well as newer work.
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. […]