The 2nd Semifinals rocks the Drake Hotel with special guest poet Jeremy Loveday!
Jeremy Loveday is an award-winning spoken word poet and 3X Victoria Poetry Slam Champion. Jeremy speaks powerfully and without pretense on social and environmental justice issues. His work has been featured on Upworthy, Huffington Post, CBC, and in Claudia; one of Brazil`s largest magazines. His videopoem Masks Off - A Challenge to Men has been viewed close to a million times, been translated into 6 languages and has been utilized in classrooms and by advocacy campaigns around the world. Jeremy is the Founder and Director of Victorious Voices youth spoken word festival and the creator of the Victoria Youth Poet Laureate program, the first of its kind in Canada. Jeremy was elected to Victoria City Council in 2014, where he fights to make Victoria more affordable, sustainable, and vibrant.
Hosted by Rahul Gupta.
The competing poets are:
Spin El Poeta
No open mic or open slam.
Arrive for 7pm, fans, because we fill up super quick at Semis!