Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

JUST IN: You can get Finals tix at the door!

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 8:00pm

BREAKING: If you don't have tickets to Finals, don't worry! There are more than enough tix available at the door tonight. Be sure to arrive for 7pm when doors open. General admission.

We're excited to announce a promo code for our Feb 22 Finals in order for youth, students, arts workers and low income folks to access $17 tickets instead of the usual $30 tickets.

Use promo code POETRY2020 via this purchase link:

About Finals:

Get to know our Feb 22 Finals feature poet Safia Elhillo

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 8:00pm

Making her Toronto debut, Safia Elhillo is the Toronto Poetry Slam Finals guest post and we couldn't be more stoked!

Note that her book The January Children will be available for sale and signing the night of Finals.

Below is Safia's extended bio, and if you still need tickets to Finals, get them here ASAP.

Buy your advance tix to Finals, coming to Hot Docs on Feb 22!

Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 8:00pm

Poetry fans, you don't want to miss our annual Finals show featuring 8 poets battling it out to be on the 5-person TPS Team!

We always offer advance tix to this show because we want to ensure you get a seat! We sell out every year, and we expect the same thanks to the talented Finalist poets taking the stage AND our incredible feature poet.

Ticket link:

2Pac documentary with poetry by Eddie Lartey, Jayda Marley, Sept 7

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 6:30pm

Toronto Poetry Project, the people behind the wildly popular Toronto Story Slam, join Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema for a screening and live performance inspired by the life and art of Tupac Shakur on the anniversary of the day he was infamously shot in 1996.

2Pac: Resurrection (2002) will be screened at 6:30pm which will be preceded by a special poetry performance from Jayda Marley and Eddie Lartey.

Hosted by SPIN El Poeta.

What you need to know TPS Finals on Feb 23-SOLD OUT

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 8:00pm

Not only are we starring 8 Finalist poets to compete to be on the Toronto Poetry Slam Team but we also are featuring Saul Williams, a spoken word legend!

AND we're showcasing the incredible BAM! Youth Slam Team to open the show.

AND AND we are excited to announce co-hosts for Finals - Ian Keteku and Charlie C Petch!


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