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Nanaimo Spoken Word looking for poets

Nanaimo Spoken Word is an open mic poetry night at The Buzz Coffee House in Nanaimo, hosted by Jess Wilson, a creative writing student at Vancouver Island University. It’s held every third Thursday of the month and there is a $5 cover…

The down-low on Sheri-D Wilson

The news that Canadian poet Sheri-D Wilson is coming to Nanaimo usually leads to one of two reactions: utter excitement at the chance to work with her, or a puzzled look combined with a politely uttered, “who?” With roots in Calgary,…

Shane Koyczan: word, spoken

Commanding. The figure, in any other context or on the street, would probably be seen as “unassuming,” just another guy waiting for the bus. But onstage, alone under a single spotlight, his quiet form draws all the energy from the room.…