I’m co-hosting a gala spoken word show Sunday, October 25th at Sala Rossa. It includes some of the most talented spoken word / poetry purveyors of Montreal. There’ll also be a dash or two of cabaret, a yummy side order of performance art, and a simmering thick trance vibe courtesy of Pharmakon. With spacial guest star T.L. Cowan coming all the way from Edmonton, and members of the Throw Collective national slam team. Information is below:
Our 100th Wired on Words and Music Show is coming up this weekend,
on October 25th, in a special showing at the Sala Rossa, 4848 St-Laurent, Montreal.
The event will be a packed literature and music show and will feature some of the top names in spoken word, many of whom have appeared in our shows over the years, including:
Alexis O’Hara – audio artiste extraordinaire
D. Kimm – poet, audio artist and director of voix d’ameriques festival
Taqralik Partridge – slow-burnin’ Inuit spoken word artist
Pharmakon MTL – eerie trance improv music – spoken word & multiple guitar and vocal harmonies
TL Cowan – in from Edmonton for one night, she puts the GRRR in girl.
Fortner Anderson – the spoken word man
Kaie Kellough – Excellent D-D-D-dub/poetry specialist and author of Lettricity.
Geneviève Letarte – fabulously talented Québec poet, performer and translator
Hosts for the evening will be Vincent Tinguely and Ian Ferrier
Think of it as a big celebration for a show that grew up with spoken word in Montreal.
Wired on Words and Music
at the Sala Rossa
Sunday October 25th
doors open 8:30; show starts 9:30
First 25 people at the door get a free CD from Wired on Words Productions
All proceeds go to send the Montreal Slam Team to the national slam finals in Victoria, B.C.
For more info, write to the