Over the last five years, I have worked alongside fellow poets to build up Toronto Poetry Project into the amazing event series many of you attend today. We have had huge learning curves, and many successes, including being awarded host city of the 2011 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, a national competition that features world class poets round-robining their art.
Tonight, as always, we have a great show for you, featuring Abdominal, a loyal local (and internationally acclaimed) artist. Read his impressive bio below (courtesy of Toronto Poetry Slam) and consider putting your Saturday night to amazing use; hope to see you at the Drake Hotel! As always, come early ~ capacity is usually reached by 7pm!
Abdominal (aka Andy Bernstein) a local hip-hop artist, who has been involved in Toronto’s music scene for over 15 years. What began as a passionate hobby for him, eventually became a career. He’s now been working as a professional musician for ten years. Abs has worked with many celebrated local musicians (DJ Fase, D-Sisive, Elizabeth Shepherd, Ivana Santilli, etc.), as well as many internationally acclaimed artists (the UK’s DJ Format, Cut Chemist from Jurassic 5, Young Einstein from Ugly Duckling, etc.). He’ll be joined on stage at TPS with his band The Obliques, and they just released their debut album last month.
Doors 7. Signup 7:30. Show 8. $5.
Hosted by Yours Truly! 🙂
Slammastered by Amanda Hiebert!
- E.O.Wilson, PS122, Synergy & Molly Peacock
- Toronto Poetry Project – 7 YEARS in the Making!!!