Poetry Night

New month, new slam - you know the drill. As a challenge from us to you, let's bring new bars to this mic-match. Valentine's Day is just two weeks ahead of it - any love poets in the house? (If you believe in that sort of thing, both the corporate holiday and the romance).

Our feature poet joins us from the Capital - Ottawa, ON. Let's make sure to give them a warm welcome and demonstrate what Hamilton is alll about!

Date: February 26
Doors At: 6:00 pm
Open Mic: 6:30 pm
Slam Start: 7:00 pm
Slam Spot: The Spice Factory
Slam Price: ONLY $5
Slam Rules: Sign up @ 6 pm, team pieces welcome, no props, no costumes, no nudity, no hate speech, original work only, memorization optional.
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*FEATURE POET: Apollo the Child*

Hailing from Ottawa, Apollo the Child is a spoken word poet, a rapper, events organizer, radio host, and an arts educator. He is one half of the hip hop duo Poetic Elements and is a recent addition to the Dead Ringer arts collective. He also cohosts The Home Invasion Show on CKCUFM. Apollo is at the forefront of various art communities both locally and nationally. He is the current codirector of the Urban Legends Poetry Collective. He has been doing spoken word for almost 10 years and in that time he has been on 4 national teams. His most recent being the 2016 team where they placed 3rd on the national stage in the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word.