Tonight It’s Poetry
October 14th // Amigos Cantina
Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People
$5 // 8:00 PM
No one turned away for lack of funds.
We return after a week off on Thanksgiving with a community stage. Sign up at the door to read a piece or two (maximum 5 minutes, out of respect for the space you share). Our feature is one of the Slam Team members heading off to Guelph this Fall, Overflo aka Shawn Joseph!
In 2016 Shawn Joseph has made it on the slam team to represent Saskatoon at CFSW 2016 which took place in Winnipeg, Manitoba. However due to some unfortunate circumstances he was unable to attend the event. In 2017 he went on to win many other poetry slams including a story telling slam. A year later he has redeemed himself and made the 2018 Saskatoon Slam team and is eager to compete in CFSW 2018 which will be held in Guelph, Ontario. Shawn is also a member of the Indigenous Poet Society and is happy to have friends from the same group who also made it on the 2018 slam team.
Shawn Joseph is Overflowin’ out of Big River First Nation, using complex rhymes to express complex thoughts, adding perspective to some of the most controversial topics. It is a must-see to experience the unforgetable noteriety of a lyrical mastermind.