Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Victoria Spoken Word Festival 2014

Not Your Grandma's Poetry is proud to present the fourth annual Victoria Spoken Word Festival happening March 4-9, 2014 at Intrepid Theatre and Metro Theatre in Victoria, BC.

The festival is six days of poetic innovation, collaboration and inspiration with more than 20 poets from across North America including Poet of Honour punk accordion poet Barbara Adler of Ten Thousand Wolves, "stand-up poet" Mighty Mike McGee and Vancouver's purveyor of weird RC Weslowski. The festival features an ensemble of more than a dozen poets who will perform new work each night.

For more information about shows and poets visit

Stories by the Glass - November 2013

Stories by the Glass was the annual fundraiser for the Victoria Spoken Word Festival 2014. 

The show featured local theatre favourites Ian Case, director of Giggling Iguana, Dave Morris, master improviser and storyteller, and David Radford, director and actor at Launch Pad Prods on stage, telling impromptu stories while they shared drinks. The show was at Intrepid Theatre, a major partner of this year's festival.

The Victoria Spoken Word Festival runs March 4-9, 2014.