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 Shafraz Ladak | Photo: Courtesy of the Ink Spot Collective Feb. 26, 2018 February 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 and this month you can even see the winner of the 2016 Saskatchewan Festival of Words Slam, Veracity. The February Open Mic & Poetry Slam takes place on February 26, 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.