A mix of veterans and fresh voices will compete in a two-round “Poetry Slam” tournament on Thursday, December 4.
The West End Cultural Centre will hosting the Winnipeg Individual Poetry Slam Championships “Indies.”
The winner will represent the city at the Verses Festival of Words in Vancouver, BC. The tournament is one of the largest spoken word festivals in the world.
Proceeds from the door will go to support the local champion make the trip to Vancouver.
Tickets are on sale now for $10 through the WECC, Ticketmaster, Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store and Music Trader.