Events Schedule

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Free
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The Polyglot: Indigenous Languages Issues Launch

Are you fascinated by poetry, languages, and art? Are you curious to witness Indigenous language reclamation and revitalization through creative self-expression? Then please join us for The Polyglot’s launch of our double issue—nimitêyaniy and ...

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Free
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In Conversation: Billy-Ray Belcourt

The youngest ever winner of the Griffin Prize, Billy-Ray Belcourt mines his personal history to reconcile the world he was born into with the world that could be in his debut memoir, A History ...

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The Matrix Hotel

Homebody

Homebody invites prominent queer poets from across Canada to showcase their work in an exploration of the way home, and their place in it, manifests in themselves. Bringing in Victoria poet Arleen Paré, queer ...

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The Matrix Hotel

Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths

The ever-popular Wine and Wild Women Wordsmiths is back! And this year’s readers amplify the power of the female voice. Like poetry, there is a sea of wine styles and types to choose from. ...

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The Matrix Hotel

Queer Expressions

For those who identify on the LGBTQ spectrum, the words and terms we use to label ourselves are central to how we shape our identities. As times change, so do the queer expressions we ...

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Allard Hall @ MacEwan University

In One’s Own Voice

How does one speak their own truth? Join this eclectic group of poets, who each have cultivated a unique voice and an honest perspective in their work. Expect a moving evening of diverse poetry ...

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Edmonton City Hall

Poetry Central 2

Poetry Central is your chance for a lunch-time poetry meet-up in the downtown! Watch some of Edmonton’s emerging and established, page and stage poets, have a short-order poem written for you on the spot, ...

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Latitude 53

Clouds on the Horizon – Query?

Though LGBTQ people have won many rights in recent years, there is always more work to do, and they must be constantly vigilant about any adversity. Only last year, the deadliest mass shooting by ...

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Edmonton City Hall

Poetry Central 3

Poetry Central is your chance for a lunch-time poetry meet-up in the downtown! Watch some of Edmonton’s emerging and established, page and stage poets, have a short-order poem written for you on the spot, ...