Upcoming Events – January 2013

Wednesday, January 9th


Voices of Venus ft The Rubies
Venus Envy
Doors and sign-up: 7:30
Show: 8pm


Thursday, January 10th

AB Series ft Pearl Pirie and Carolyn Smart
Raw Sugar
PWYC (pass the hat)

Friday, January 11th

Urban Legends ft Kym Dominique Ferguson
Carleton University Architecture Building (1125 Colonel By Drive)
$8 (performers, volunteers, children get in FREE; $50 to winning poet)

Saturday, January 12th

No Rules Slam ft Dimorphic
Mercury Lounge
Doors and sign-up: 6:30
Slam: 7pm
$8 (free for competitors)

Thursday, January 17th

Ottawa Storytellers’ Speaking Out, Speaking In Series presents “Flying in the Dark” ft Kim Kilpatrick
NAC 4th Stage
$20 at the NAC Box Office

Sunday, January 20th

Dusty Owl presents Luna Allison and Erin Saoirse Adair
Mug Shots (75 Nicholas – pub inside the old Jail House next to Arts Court)

Monday, January 21st

Ottawa Youth Poetry Slam ft CauseMo and Kimbit
Pressed Café (Gladstone at Arthur)
Workshop: 5:30
Slam: 6:30

Tuesday, January 22nd

Ottawa Storytellers’ Stories and Tea Series presents “Firsts” ft Anne Nagy and Sherri Yazdani
Tea Party Café (117 York St)
Tree Reading Series ft Erín Moure
Arts Court Library
Tree Seeds workshop – 6:45pm (Sound Techniques: Voice and Mics Part 2, ft Jennifer Pederson)
Show ft Erín Moure – 8pm

Thursday, January 24th

The Factory Reading Series presents Ottawater 9
Contributors include VoV alums Abby Paige, Amanda Earl, Frances Boyle, Ronnie R. Brown, and Pearl Pirie, among many others
Carleton Tavern (Armstrong and Parkdale in Hintonburg)

Saturday, January 26th


VERSeOttawa 2013 Women’s Slam Championship
Ft: CauseMo, Hannah Christie, Dimorphic, D-Lightfull, Elle P, Kay’la Fraser, Freedom Writer, Emelie Jaquez, Kimbit, Missaralee, Jenna Tenn-Yuk, and V.
Mercury Lounge
Doors: 6:30
Championship: 7pm


Sunday, January 27th


Bywords presents Bywords Warms the Night – a fundraiser for Cornerstone Women’s Shelter
Ft: Dominique Bernier- Cormier, JC Bouchard, Heather Davidson, cb forrest, Cassandra Nykyforak, & Catherine Ruth Taylor (plus music by Jill Zmud)
Bywords Winter 2013 Edition will be launched at this event
The Manx Pub (Elgin near Gladstone)
By Donation (pass-the-hat) – Everyone who donates gets a copy of BQJ Winter Edition


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