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Constructing Spaces exhibition

October 18, 2018 - March 31, 2019
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX United Kingdom

Make room for creativity at an interactive reconstruction of Scottish poet WS Graham’s creative space in an exhibition celebrating his centenary year. Bringing together Graham's library, his original writing desk, and manuscript copies of his poems, the National Poetry Library’s exhibition reflects on what makes a space 'creative' and how, in turn, these spaces shape …

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

November 3, 2018 - March 1, 2019
The Secret Handshake Gallery, 170a Baldwin Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Concrete is Porous, Act 1: Visual is an exhibition of concrete poetry. The opening reception is November 3, from 2:30pm to 6:30pm at The Secret Handshake Gallery. The exhibition features work by bill bissett, derek beaulieu, Adeena Karasick, bpNichol, Gary Barwin, Gustave Morin, Grant Wilkins, Barbara Caruso, Judith Copithorne and more. Learn more here.

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Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad

January 22 - February 9
Grand Theatre, 471 Richmond St.
London, Ontario N6A 3E4 Canada

“Now that I’m dead, I know everything.” So begins Penelope, the famously faithful wife of the Greek hero Odysseus, speaking from the afterlife in Hades. Canadian literary icon (and founding Griffin trustee) Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale, Alias Grace) retells Homer’s Odyssey through Penelope’s eyes: her husband’s return, along with vengeance and a shocking and …

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BAMBDFEST:2019

February 1 - February 28
Oakland Oakland, CA United States

BAMBDFEST:2019 is a multi-day, multi-venue festival in celebration of the Black Arts Movement Business District and Black arts, culture, and economics in Oakland, CA. The month-long festival in February 2019, produced by the Lower Bottom Playaz, Inc. in collaboration with BAMBD, CDC, and The Flight Deck, is funded by a Creative California Communities grant from …

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Exhibition: Women and the Small Press

February 1 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 5:00 pm
Scottish Poetry Library, 5 Crichton's Close
Edinburgh, EH8 8DT United Kingdom

This exhibition celebrates some of the women of the small press movement, featuring work from the Scottish Poetry Library’s small press archive and pamphlet collections. ‘Women and The Small Press’ displays these pieces together for the first time, allowing them to converse with each other and with the SPL’s other collections and spaces. Artists featured …

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6:30 pm

Rowers February 5 Reading at Glad Day

February 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C6 Canada

Rowers Reading Series at Glad Day Bookshop features readings by writers Kath MacLean, Leila Marshy, John Miller, Concetta Principe and Aaron Tucker. Learn more here.

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7:00 pm

Accessing the Unconscious Part 2

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on February 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on February 26, 2019 at 7:00pm

Toronto Toronto, Ontario Canada

Great writing comes from a place deeper and more mysterious than the intellect. Over the course of this four-week seminar participants will learn to access the long-dormant elements of their own unconscious. These sessions will use intensive, unconventional exercises, exploring dreams, archetypes, memory, and myth, to tap participants' potential as writers. Will include close readings …

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Wild Writers featuring Ivy Reiss and Jovan Shadd

February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Poetry Jazz Café, 224 Augusta Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L6 Canada

This event offers two exciting feature poets - Ivy Reiss and Jovan Shadd - free snacks, $5 admission and 12 spots on the open mic! Hear awesome poetry, read a poem of your own invention; hawk your chapbook and enjoy a drink in the ambiance of one of Toronto's coolest jazz bars! Learn more here.

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8:00 pm

Stitt, Malyon and Trowbridge at the Art Bar Poetry Series

February 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Free Times Cafe, 320 College Street
Toronto, Ontario Canada

The Art Bar is recognized as Canada's longest running poetry-only, weekly reading series. Since 1991, it has featured both emerging and established poets from across Canada and occasionally from abroad. It has become a hub for the poetry community, and entry point for new voices, a place for people to enjoy one of the oldest …

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