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Literary Reading with Joanne Arnott

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Friday, November 4 at Artcite, Inc.  Doors Open 7:00 pm Reading begins at 7:30 pm (please be punctual). Free Admission! Moderator: Karl Jirgens (Rampike magazine). Joanne Arnott is a Métis/mixed-blood writer and arts activist, based in Richmond, BC. Author of six books of poetry and three books in other genre, Joanne’s essays and poetry appear in […]

Filming the Spoken Word Workshop / Film Screening with Ephraim Asili

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Led by filmmaker-in-residence Ephraim Asili and local poet and founder of The Bloomfield House, Teajai Travis, this free workshop interactively explored the intersection of poetry and film. Inspired by the process of Asili’s current film project, participants filmed each other using a DSLR camera as they recited poetry on the rooftop of a parking garage […]

The Bloomfield House Poetry Night

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We hosted an Open Mic Poetry night in partnership with Bloomfield House as part of additional programming for ‘Battlegrounds: bodies + land, justice + law’. The night featured ‘Battlegrounds’ exhibiting artist Norman Grondin (Enola Cola) reading Buyer Beware / Apocalypse Sells. The atmosphere in the gallery during the event was open, raw, and powerful. Live drumming […]