Regina Word Up CVAF Poetry Slam (with cash prizes) featuring The Noble Savage
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
7:00 p.m. (SK time), doors open at 6:30 pm
Holy Rosary Park Outdoor Tent, Regina, SK
Free (CVAF donations encouraged)
* Sign up at the door, First come, first served. All-ages!
We’re back with cash prizes for top placing poets at our annual Cathedral Village Arts Festival Poetry Slam! This year featuring a performance by local spoken word artist, The Noble Savage.
No slam experience necessary – bring your best poem under 3 min 10 seconds to compete in our one-round poetry slam. Sign up at the door beginning at 6:30pm. Max 12 slammers. All ages.
1st place: $75
2nd place: $50
3rd place: $25
Austin “The Noble Savage” Ahenakew has a unique style that weaves rhythm into storytelling and announces an urgent truth from the perspective of an Indigenous youth. Bringing an unapologetic approach to Indigenous struggles, abuse, PTSD and how skin colour is viewed. He brings sweet words to stage without sugar coating any part of the truth.