Events Schedule

Drone & Words

The Sewing Machine Factory 9562 82 Avenue NW, Edmonton

Drone & Words is a collaborative showcase featuring spoken word poets paired with the soundscapes of experimental musicians. It sets an intention of creating a space for experimental poetry, connecting artists of different disciplines and showcasing the diversity of spoken word. Come and explore the emotional space that can be found when drone & noise is added to poetic performance. This is a BYOV event. Admission to this event (if applicable) is not included in a festival pass. Performers Durell Smith is an Edmonton based poet writing on the anxieties and frustrations of everyday life. Accepting negativity and using it for fire. Shima Aisha Robinson is an amiskwaciy-w√Ęskahikan(Edmonton)-born poet and spoken word artist who embodies, with every literary and scholarly effort, the ancient meaning of her chosen pen name. Dwennimmen is the name of an ancient African Adinkra symbol, which means strength, humility, learning and wisdom. It is no surprise, […]