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Season Opener – Tongues of Fire!
September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm$6 - $10
Hosted at the Kings Road Roastery, Victoria Poetry Project present Tongues of Fire, Victoria’s longest running spoken word open-mic. 12 spots open for those wanting to sign up, followed by a guest speaker. Open to the public, we welcome you to join us for good drinks, tasty Roastery Kitchen food and an evening of thought provoking spoken word.
Tongues of Fire is our twice monthly spoken word open mic. You’ll hear 5-minute sets from 12 local performers, plus a feature set. Sign-up opens at 7:30 pm (first come first served); show starts at 8 pm. $6-10 sliding scale (cash only).
FEATURING: Aaron Simm
Aaron Simm is an award winning poet, playwright, and llama enthusiast living in Victoria, BC. He is multiple time slam champion and has been a three-time finalist at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam. He performed ‘Places to Wait’ at the Toronto and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals to critical acclaim.
His writing has been published in numerous literary journals and he is the editor of Oratorealis magazine. His work has been featured on stages all across the country and he is very excited to be featured here tonight.
Join us for the first evening in a full season of spoken word, featuring some exceptional guest speakers.