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 June 25, 2018 June 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 including featured poet, Alan Leangvan. The June Open Mic & Poetry Slam takes place on June 25, 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.