Toronto Poetry Slam returns Oct 7 featuring Randell Adjei reppin R.I.S.E

Date: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:00pm
Cost: 
$7
Doors Open: 
7:00 PM
Show Begins: 
8:00 PM

He's an inspiration to many young poets across the GTA and now he'll bless our stage with his words! Randell Adjei makes his TPS debut after many years of giving voice to Scarborough poets and MC via his organization R.I.S.E. Edutainment.

As always, anyone can compete in our slam or perform on our open mic.
Doors at 7 signup 730 show at 8pm
All ages. Cover is $7 all night.

Host TBD

Randell Adjei is a spoken word practitioner & Edutainer who uses the spoken word to empower and create community through Edutainment. He is the founder of one of Toronto's largest youth led initiatives;
Reaching Intelligent Souls Everywhere (R.I.S.E Edutainment). The beat of his Art was found after years of being lost. He found himself by turning his struggles around to inspire others. Randell is also an Inspirational Speaker, Community Organizer and a MaRS DD - Studio Y Cohort 2 fellow. He is 1 of 4 coaches involved in the Toronto Public Library (Poetry Saved Our Lives) project. A featured performer on TEDxUTSC and has opened up for Terry Crews, Paul Mooney, Maestro Fresh Wes and many more. Randell is the recipient of the Identify & Impact Street Level Advocate Awards by the Toronto Youth
Cabinet, Black Canadian Awards - Best Spoken Word award winner.. Randell was also named CBC Metro Morning's Torontonian of the Year in 2015 and NOW Magazines Local Hero earlier this year.