Open Mic & Poetry Slam
Shafraz Ladak | Photo: Courtesy of the Ink Spot Collective

August Open Mic & Poetry Slam

Take the stage with the Calgary Poetry Slam

Amy Jo Espetveidt

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The city’s one and only official poetry slam, this group has been bringing competitive poetry to YYC since 2003.

Calgary Poetry Slam is a democratic platform for expression, join in as a performer or as an audience member. This month even features an extended open mic, as well as a few extra slam sign up slots.

The August Open Mic & Poetry Slam takes place on August 27, 2018 at Dickens Pub (1000 9th Ave. SW). Signup for both the open mic and the slam is released at 7:00pm and the show starts at 7:30pm.

Admission is $10 cash at door, with a sliding scale for those who identify as low-income or students.