The People’s Poetry Festival

October 1, 2020

October 10, 2020

$5 - $22.23

Loft 112, 535 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary


Events Description

Peotry for the people by the People.

Take part in

  • art show: Art and poetry pairing on October 1 and 2 – Treat yourself to a beautiful hour (thanks, COVID), of art and poetry. Your $5 ticket will give you a beautiful hour at Loft 112 to view 8 pieces of original art that are the result of local artists interpreting the poetry of local poets. Poet will be in attendance to read and artist will discuss their interpretation.
  • poetry reading & open mic on October 3 – Join us, 5 of you at a time, every hour, for some beautiful poetry readings and an opportunity to share your poetry at the open mic!
  • poetry workshop with Weyman Chan on October 7 – Map your imagination with writing exercises that will get you thinking outside the narrative box and challenge you syntactically and poetically. Explore new paths of expression which will take your writing practice to the next level.
  • art workshop with Rachel Rose on October 8 – Treat yourself to this beautiful evening with Artist, Rachel Rose and learn to interpret a poem through visual art!



Tickets: $5 – $22.23


How to get tickets?

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Date & Time: October 1 to 10, 2020

Loft 112 Regular Hours:

Tues-Friday 4-7pm

Saturday & Sunday noon-4pm

Mondays CLOSED

Venue: Loft 112, 535 8 Avenue Southeast, Calgary
Please note: All of this will happen with masks, hand sanitizer, windows and doors open, —weather permitting— and clean up on the regular with bleach, soap and water. For the months of September through to December, Loft 112 will showcase 3 art projects/shows at one time in the Creative Hive space. FOR SEPTEMBER:

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