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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

A Year In Spoken Word Roundtable

We began the New Year with our traditional "Year In Spoken Word" and brought in some of the city's most influential spoken word organizers. We talked about the year's triumphs and challenges, as well as discussed what plans were in store for this new year.

Wax Poetic host RC Weslowski with Story Slam host Ivan Penaluna.

President of Vancouver Poetry House Sue McIntyre with Vancouver Poetry Slam Master Lisa Slater and Pandora's Collective founder Bonnie Nish.

Story Slam host Ivan Penaluna discusses how he plans to take the Story Slam to the "next level" this year with a venue and format change.

Sue McIntyre, Vancouver Poetry House president, spoke eloquently about the importance of inclusion in the local poetry community.

The group: RC Weslowski, Lisa Slater, Ivan Penaluna, Sue McIntyre, Bonnie Nish.

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