This spring edition of the Words and Music Show will feature spoken word performances by Roen Higgins, Erin Moure, and Lucia De Luca, the three winners of the inaugural (2022) Spoken Word Prize awarded by the Quebec Writers Federation. Other featured artists on the programme include poets Misha Solomon and Hannah Karpinski, and singer-songwriter, member of the band Bluebird, Dan Beasy.
The show will be hosted by poet, trumpeter, and community worker, Jason “Blackbird” Selman.
Collaborations, Performances | Dan Beasy, Erin Moure, Hannah Karpinski, Jason Selman, Lucia De Luca, Misha Solomon, Quebec Writers Federation, Roen Higgins, spoken word, Spoken Word Prize, The Words and Music Show
In an exciting world premiere, the eight finalists for the inaugural Quebec Writers’ Federation Spoken Word Prize will offer short performances showcasing their talents. The prize is open to all forms of spoken word performance, from storytelling to sound poetry, hip hop, and dub. Presented by the Quebec Writers’ Federation and Concordia’s SpokenWeb project, the event will be hosted by poet and SpokenWeb director Jason Camlot.
Performances | 4th Space, Caitlin Murphy, Concordia University, Debbie Braide, Erin Moure, Jason Camlot, Joanne Pelletier, Liana Cusmano, Lucia De Luca, performance, poetry, Prize, Quebec Writers Fund, QWF, Raissa Simone, Roen Higgins, spoken word, SpokenWeb
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
Performances | Montreal, performance, Quebec Writers Federation, spoken word, SpokenWeb, Throw Collective, Wired on Words Productions, Words & Music
I’ve been listening to recordings of The Words and Music Show for almost a year now. There are no shortages of standout performances in the collection, but every so often I’ll encounter something that catches me off guard with how much it resonates with the world around me in that moment of discovery.
Audio of the week, ShortCuts, SPOKENWEBLOG | Ali Barillaro, Audio of the Week, spoken word, Tanya Davis, The Words and Music Show