FOR BC SCHOOLS, THE OFFICIAL TRAVELLIN’ SLAM PAGE IS HERE
FOR ONTARIO SCHOOLS, THE OFFICIAL ALL STAR SLAM PAGE IS HERE
“The shows were FANTASTIC!! I can’t say enough about the poets who came. The kids were immediately engaged and Brendan had them cracked up… They did a great job of having the kids involved in the show.” – Teacher, Spectrum Community School
Brendan is the host of “Travellin’ SLAM” in BC and “All Star SLAM” in Ontario – a poetry event geared at secondary school audiences aimed to get the completely psyched on how inspiring, creative, and energizing poetry can be.
The show pits three poets against one another in a SLAM – a competitive format in which their poems are judged by the audience. In an event replete with student judges, boisterous cheers, disapproving boos, high-fives, and lots of great poetry, the event is guaranteed to have the students’s jaws dropping at what they see. Drawing from a host of performers who, between them, have won everything from the World Slam runner-up to the Vancouver CBC Poetry Face-off, not mention the Vancouver Woman of the World Slam or the Vancouver Haiku Death match, the line-up will include hip hop inspired freestyles, suitabe love poetry, amazing hilarity, and insightful revelations.
Download all SLAM testimonials here.
“Best two hours of high school, and I’ve been here almost 4 years.” – Student, Reynolds Secondary, Victoria