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The 2012 Victoria Spoken Word Festival Begins!

I knew there was something special about today when my barber asked me – “Do you think fish have souls?” At first I was mystified – what was so different about the day that it set my barber, a man … Continue reading

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More Awesome Shit – Awesome Shit Showcase, Part 2

Something I was both impressed and surprised by last night was how supportive the audience was to performers who stumbled, slipped or forgot their place.  Not that the audience was docile, in fact they some of them kept a running … Continue reading

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Awesome Shit Showcase, Part I

The train that is the Victoria Spoken Word Festival rolled into the Intrepid Theatre Club last night for the “Awesome Shit Showcase”.  While the name does call into mind a travelling museum displaying the many and varied wonders which may result … Continue reading

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More Tongue – Tongues of Fire, Part II

Newbie poet Scott Thompson was one of the evening’s highlights – his charmingly frantic style had all the mad joy of a child with a new toy.  He bravely admitted to being a reformed “World of Warcraft” fan (the first … Continue reading

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