Edmonton’s first-ever slam team has been rehearsing and rehearsing, smoothing their pieces, working on their moves. They’re headed for the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Ottawa — and you have one last chance to hear them before they go. The team will be at CBC’s Centre Stage on Wednesday, October 6, at noon. Come on down and cheer on Titi Sonuga, Mary Pinkoski, Ahmed Ali, Ifeoma Chiwetelu, and Chris Krueger. Here’s the Breath in Poetry Collective website, the birthing ground of E-Town’s first Spoken Word team.

CBC’s Centre Stage is at the southeast corner of Edmonton Centre (the entrance just opposite Sir Winston Churchill Square).