The Victoria Spoken Word Festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary by bringing back all of our favourite poets from the past four years for an all-star line-up of spoken word in the heart of downtown Victoria.

This year’s shows include poetry mash-ups with improv, dance - plus Poet of Honour Brendan McLeod of The Fugitives.

Victoria Spoken Word Festival
Feb 23-March 1, 2015

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Instant Slam!
Tuesday, February 24 | 8pm
Intrepid Theatre Club
1609 Blanshard

Twelve poets have have one hour to write a poem. The audience chooses the winner. A night celebrating instant creation.

Metaphors and Monologues Wednesday, Feb 25 | 8pm
Intrepid Theatre Club
1609 Blanshard

Performances by improv-poetry duo SpeakEasy - also known as Dave Morris and Missie Peters - and Poet of Honour Brendan McLeod.

Poetry in Motion
Thursday, Feb 26 | 8pm
Metro Theatre
1411 Quadra

An evening of collaborative performances from the Festival Ensemble and Victoria’s Broken Rhythms dance company.

All-Star Showcase
Friday, Feb 27 | 8pm
Metro Theatre
1411 Quadra

A night featuring the best poems from some of the best spoken word artists in Canada. Don’t miss out!

Festival Finale
Saturday, Feb 28 | 8pm
Metro Theatre
1411 Quadra

The culmination of the festival, the All-Star Festival Ensemble is back with a show they wrote and created in one day. Plus, feature by Poet of Honour Brendan McLeod.

Sunday Night Improv
Sunday March 1 | 8pm
Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad
Tickets: $10 @ the door

The Festival Ensemble joins Victoria’s cast of intrepid improvisers for a hilarious - and inspiring - evening of improv and poetry.



Student Tickets - $12
Adult Tickets - $15
Festival Pass - $45

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