Toronto Poetry Slam featuring Queen Sheba

Date: 
Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 8:00pm
Cost: 
$7
Doors Open: 
7:00 PM
Show Begins: 
8:00 PM

Hosted by Cathy Petch!
Featuring Queen Sheba, an American poet who rocks the stage right!

$7 cover

Open mic available too

QUEEN SHEBA Born in Detroit, MI, now living in Atlanta, GA - Queen Sheba is a Int’l 4 Countries Slam Champion, two time National Poetry Slam Champ, three time Regional Poetry Slam Champ and a Women of the World Poetry Slam Finalist. She is the founder of the Rough Language Poetry Slam & Live Music series, co-founder of Poetry vs. Hip-Hop and a 9-year veteran host of 4th Sundays at Apache Cafe. Sheba is also a featured performer on Verses and Flow, brought to you by Lexus on TV One, and has been on Spoken, a featured poet on Lyric Café on BET, 106&Park, the Apollo and the feature length film Spit. Sheba has six albums, two of which were up for a Grammy under the Spoken Word category and she is a two-time NAACP Image Award Nominee. Her works have appeared in numerous anthologies, magazines including Vibe Online and the focus of college student’s papers. Queen Sheba has two books: From Foster Care to Fame short stories and poems too long for three minutes and Run Ugly! A motivational book for runners. With a Masters in Poetry from Queens University, Spoken Word artist, motivational speaker, comedian, and bathroom concert singer, Sheba tours internationally and has conducted performances and workshops at over 200 colleges and universities domestic and abroad.