The 5th annual Verses Festival is not a mere celebration of words, but a celebration of voices and viewpoints from poets across Canada. At the heart of the festival is the Hullabaloo series, a competitive youth slam that kickstarts the season.
Sister Spit has toured North America's theatres, universities, and festivals, performing at the Casto Street Fair, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival and San Francisco's LadyFest. Today, the legacy continues with Sister Spit: The Next Generation, a no longer exclusively female continuation of the original collective. Renowned writers and poets hit Vancouver's Wise Hall on April 14 as part of Sister Spit's 2015 North America tour.
This month, the annual Capture Photography Festival in Vancouver welcomed exhibitions to galleries across the city. Sad Mag's Helen Wong reviews the opening reception at Access Gallery for their exhibition Field Studies: Exercises in a Living Landscape.
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