Up-Coming Events – July 2012

Sunday, July 1st

Slam Outaouais
Le Troquet (41 rue Laval, Gatineau, Quebec – près de la Promenade du Portage)
7:30pm
$8
Pour les poètes francophones
Prendre le bus 8 à Place du Portage. Vous pouvez facilement gagner à pied Le Troquet de la gare.

Wednesday, July 4th

Spoken Word at Pressed ft Sean O’Gorman
Pressed Café (Gladstone at Arthur)
Doors and Open Mic Sign-Up – 7:30pm
Show – 8pm
$5

Thursday, July 5th

The Ottawa Storytellers present: Story Swap
National Library (Wellington East, near the Parliament buildings)
7pm
Free

Friday, July 6th

Celebrate Mother Tongue Books presents: Susan Atkinson, Frances Boyle, Claudia Radmore, Barb Myers, Margaret Zielinski, Gillian Wallace, H. Masud Taj, Terry Ann Carter, and more!
Mother Tongue Books (Bank, just north of Sunnyside)
7pm
PWYC ($5-$10 suggested)

Saturday, July 7th

Capital Slam ft Soles of Australia
Mercury Lounge
Doors and Sign-Up – 6:30
Show – 7pm
$8 (free for performers)

Tuesday, July 10th

The Ottawa Storytellers present: Stories and Tea Tales from New Tellers
Ft: Rick Czapelka, Joanna Smith, Serena Hewitt
Tea Party café (119 York Street between Dalhousie and Cumberland)
7pm
$8/PWYC

Tree Reading Series
Workshop: “Translating Poetry” ft Leslie Strutt (6:45pm)
Feature Performer: Susan Gillis (8pm)
Arst Court Library
8pm
PWYC

Wednesday, July 11th

Voices of Venus ft Sandra Ridley
Venus Envy (320 Lisgar at Bank)
Doors and Sign-Up – 7:30
Show – 8pm
$5/PWYC

Spoken Word at Pressed ft Elle P
Pressed Café (Gladstone at Arthur)
Doors and Open Mic Sign-Up – 7:30pm
Show – 8pm
$5

Friday, July 13th

Celebrate Mother Tongue Books featuring Kathryn Trevenen and Andrea Simms-Karp
Mother Tongue Books (Bank, just north of Sunnyside)
7pm
PWYC ($5-$10 suggested)

Sunday, July 15th

Launch: Bywords Quarterly Journal Summer Edition
Collected Works (Wellington at Holland)
2pm
PWYC

Dusty Owl presents rob mclennan and Christine McNair
Elmdale House Tavern
3pm
$5/PWYC

Wednesday July 18th

Voices of Venus and Spoken Word at Pressed present
El Jones
In a Fundraising Special Presentation for VERSeFest 2013
Doors and Open Mic Sign-Up – 7:30
Show – 8pm
$5 at the door

Thursday, July 19th

Ottawa Storytellers present: Stop, Look, and Listen: Bytown Tales
Bytown Museum
7pm
Free

Friday, July 20th

Celebrate Mother Tongue Books (final show) ft Shari Graydon, Helen Levine, and Reneé Yoxon
Mother Tongue Books (Bank, just north of Sunnyside)
7pm
PWYC ($5-$10 suggested)

Tuesday, July 24th

The Ottawa Storytellers present: Stories and Tea The Almonte Train Wreck
Ft Ruth Stewart-Verger, Donna Stewart
Tea Party café (119 York Street between Dalhousie and Cumberland)
7pm
$8/PWYC

Tree Reading Series
Workshop: Jeff Latosik – “Meeting History with Updates” (6:45pm)
Show: Barry Dempster (8pm)
Arts Court Library
8pm
PWYC

Thursday, July 26th

Ottawa Storytellers present: Stop, Look, and Listen: Histories, Mysteries, and More
Bytown Museum
7pm
Free

Spoken Word at Pressed ft Ottawa Fountain
Pressed Café (Gladstone at Arthur)
Doors and Open Mic Sign-Up – 7:30pm
Show – 8pm
$5

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Did we miss anything? If yes, drop us a note in the comments, so we can add it to the list!🙂

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