Words Aloud presents the best in spoken word from across Canada and beyond. With nine main stage performances, it’s a magical alchemy of spoken word’s full range.
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Celebrate National Poetry Month
April 21 2016 - Words Aloud and the Scenic City Film Festival bring you Al Purdy Was Here, Brian D. Johnson’s extremely well-received biopic about the iconic Canadian poet.
Director Brian Johnson will be in-house to chat about the making of the film. Also on offer that evening, some fine readings/performances by Words Aloud’s own Steve Morel, as well as Coco Love Alcorn and Owen Sound Poets Laureate Rob Rolfe and Larry Jensen.
Kick off the 2016 Words Aloud season by supporting our April 21 fundraiser.
April 21st, 7 pm , Heartwood Concert Hall, 939 2nd Avenue E., Owen Sound.
Tickets: $20 - available in advance from Heartwood Home (downstairs from the hall), or at the door.
See you there!
(Please note: Heartwood Concert Hall is not barrier-free – it is on the second floor up a flight of stairs.)
Welcome to our 2016 Words Aloud Artistic Director
Words Aloud is thrilled to announce that Terry Burns, past Festival Coordinator (2011-13), has stepped into the role of Artistic Director for 2016. Terry, as well as a talented poet and performer in her own right, is a gifted arts administrator. Terry will be supported in her role by the core planning group of Ann Hagedorn, Hazel Lyder, Skyler Radojkovic, Katherine Edgecombe and Jenny Parson and many other dedicated volunteers.