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Shop IFYG: I Forgot Your Gift x The Holiday Pop Up Shop in Toronto!

Hey Flashpackers!! It’s that time of year again where holiday flavoured lattes are all the rage, drinking hot chocolate and watching holiday movies is more enticing than facing the cold and  shopping is more of a hassle than therapeutic. 438 more words


Dwayne Morgan: No Ordinary Poet

I don’t know how I scored an interview with esteemed Spoken Word Artist Dwayne Morgan, but I thank God that I did!

I have been in awe of Dwayne for years. 1,068 more words


EVENT: Members Only - A Night of Erotica, May 21, 2013



A Night of Erotica

Members Only is the most fun you can have with your clothes on!!
This show is all about erotica. 118 more words


The Roots Lounge Open Mic & Poetry Slam | Toronto Photographer

I attended my 2nd spoken word event this weekend. Another event put on by Dwayne Morgan and Up From the Roots. This was hosted at Harlem on Richmond, a quick walk just east of Yonge and Queen. 156 more words

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13th Annual When Sisters Speak | Spoken Word Concert | Toronto Photographer

After seeing tonight’s spoken word concert, I feel like I’m a sister (I am) and that I need to speak now (…….)
Very inspiring words from all the ladies that presented tonight at the 13th Annual ‘When Sisters Speak’ Spoken Word Concert, which was held at the St. 65 more words

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Party with the Poets on Thanksgiving Eve

This weekend, poets will be departing on different days via different travel modes to get to Saskatoon for the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. Most leave on Monday and Tuesday, and so  123 more words

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Poets to Cover Classic Poems in Slam Monday Night

Lovers of spoken word and poetry slam in the Toronto area have their favourites from the local area and from the worldwide community of poets. Sometimes they get to see these poets perform their work live, sometimes they have to watch recordings of their performances online to get their fix, and still other times books and CDs must act as surrogates. 212 more words