In the world of spoken word and poetry slam in the Greater Toronto Area, there are a lot of things bubbling below (and above) the surface. Many new initiatives are underway, including several fundraising campaigns. Slam teams from York Region and Burlington are utilizing the crowdsourcing site Indiegogo. The Up From The Roots, Toronto Poetry Slam and Mississauga Poetry Slam teams have been holding fundraiser events. And this week, the BSP and TPS teams will be in Charlotte, North Carolina for the National Poetry Slam, the largest team slam competition in the world. Good luck!
But for the rest of us here at home, here is what’s coming up over the next seven days in the GTA:
Due to the Civic Holiday, there will be no Loose Leaf Poets & Writers this week. But look out for the event to be held next week. Join their…
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