Posts about Dwennimmen

October 23, 2021

Words from the Wise: Poetry from Community Leaders

In collaboration with the Edmonton Poetry Festival, LitFest is thrilled to present an evening of poetry readings with leaders in Edmonton's poetry community, hosted by the Edmonton Poetry Festival's artistic producer, Shima Robinson aka ... Read More 

April 26, 2019


Poets and visual artists come together in an evening of live-painting inspired by the poets’ work. This event pairs each prominent poet with an artist who will seek to capture the essences of the ... Read More 

April 23, 2019

Drone & Words

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 ... Read More 

April 22, 2019

Fighting Normal

This event is sponsored by the Pratch Family Foundation. The Fighting Normal event is spun off a multi-discipline art installation created by poet Amy Willans and painter Laurie MacFayden, which examines the stigma and ... Read More 

April 27, 2018

All Star Slam

Prepare yourself for a night filled with high energy and poetic wizardry from 8 of Edmonton’s all-star performance poets! Funds raised at this event will support the Breath in Poetry Slam team as they ... Read More 

April 26, 2018

Pretty Goblins

In partnership with Workshop West, we’re pleased to present this evening of Edmontonian & Governor General’s Literary Award Finalist Beth Graham’s new play. Laura can’t help but revisit a turbulent past when she discovers ... Read More 

April 23, 2017

Birds on a Wire – Our Annual Poetry Party

Prepare yourself for a night of rousing music and poetry inspired by the songs of the late Leonard Cohen. Local singer-songwriters will perform covers of their personal favorites by the Bard of the Boudoir, ... Read More 

April 21, 2017

French Twist: Poésis De Toutes Horizons

En cette 6e édition, le French Twist est aujourd’hui un événement francophone incontournable de l’Edmonton Poetry Festival. Animée par Pierrette Requier, Poète officielle de la ville d’Edmonton et présentée par Radio-Canada, cette soirée vous ... Read More 

April 20, 2017

Local Books 2 at Centre Stage

Edmonton’s own poetry community takes Centre Stage with work of local, national and international scope. Stop by the CBC’s Centre Stage space for a lunch-time sampling of the newest publications by our diverse local poets ... Read More