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April 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$6 - $10
Season 13, Episode 14

Tongues of Fire is our twice monthly spoken word open mic. You’ll hear 5-minute sets from 12 local performers, plus a feature set. Sign-up opens at 7:30 pm (first come first served); show starts at 8 pm. $6-10 sliding scale (cash only).


Poet, performer and playwright Penn Kemp has been celebrated as a trailblazer since her first publication of poetry by Coach House (1972), and a “one-woman literary industry”. She was London’s inaugural Poet Laureate and Western’s Writer-in-Residence as well as the League of Canadian Poets’ Spoken Word Artist, 2015. Kemp has been a keen participant in Canada’s cultural life with thirty books of poetry, prose and drama; seven plays and ten CDs produced as well as several award-winning videopoems. See Her latest poetry is Local Heroes ( Insomniac, 2018). New plays are out about local hero, Teresa Harris, as well as poetry, Barbaric Cultural Practice (Quattro): Updates: Follow her on Twitter (pennkemp) or


April 25, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$6 - $10


Tongues of Fire


Caffe Fantastico Specialty Coffees
965 Kings Road
Victoria, British Columbia V6T 1W7 Canada
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