Event Directory Search for upcoming events Picks and Previews Plan ahead to check out these not-to-be-missed events All Theatre Dance Music Film & Media Visual Art Literary Festival Promotion Free Literary December Open Mic & Poetry Slam | Photo: Courtesy of The Ink Spot Collective Dec. 12, 2017 December Open Mic & Poetry Slam Take the stage with Calgary's own Ink Spot Collective Amy Jo Espetveidt Location Dickens Pub 1000 9th Ave. SW Price $10 Buy Tickets Calgary’s one and only official poetry slam, Ink Spot has been bringing competitive poetry to YYC since 2003. A democratic platform for expression, join in as a performer or as an audience member. This is your chance to see the top spoken word talent in the city. You can even join in for an open mic. The December Open Mic & Poetry Slam takes place on December 12, 2017 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.