Our Community

Spoken word in Calgary is thriving! There are so many events and organizations around town, so we put together a list to make is as easy as possible for you to get your fix!


Expressions

Expressions is a monthly spoken word event with an Open Mic and a set from a featured artist. It happens the second (or third!) Monday of every month at 8:00 pm at Café Koi.
Each month a featured spoken word artist tells thought provoking stories through poetry, lyrics or speech. Expressions is a platform where emerging artists can expose their talents in a friendly setting. 

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Can You Hear Me Now? is a Jr High and High School open mic and poetry slam event that takes place monthly in Calgary, and in Edmonton - with numerous events - culminating in a big final provincial poetry slam event!

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Woolf’s Voices

A safe space to honour and to express the feminine in us all through Poetry, Music, Art, Spoken Word, Comedy, Dance Performance Art, etc. Everyone Welcome!

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University of Calgary Spoken Word

University of Calgary Spoken Word is a club that encourages poets, writers, comics, musicians, and artists alike to come together to perform their crafts!

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SAY WORD! Come join one of the best crowds in Calgary! Share thoughts, Spoken word poetry, great music & more. Once a month, 10 poets get to hit the mic.

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Say Word


Poetry a la Patisserie

An open mic run by local poet, Wakefield Brewster.

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A spoken word, comedy and music show that happens on the Last Friday of every month. 
The show comprises of an open mic + features!

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Raw Voices