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Autumn Fest: A Culture Days Literary Festival 

A two-day festival of cultural activities that culminates in City Square.

The power of collaboration brings four organizations together to present events as part of Culture Days 2014 in Regina.

 

Spoken Word / Writing Workshop

Join us for a workshop with spoken word artist, Greg Frankson a.k.a. Ritallin based in Toronto.

When: Friday, Sept. 26, 4 to 6 pm

Where: Queen City Hub  

Presented by: The Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, The Vertigo Series, Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Word Up (Creative City Centre)

Greg Frankson, also known as Ritallin, is the founder and Creative Director of Cytopoetics. From 2012 to 2014, Greg shared poetic commentary on current affairs as the resident poet on the CBC Radio One program Here and Now Toronto.In March 2012, he was one of four finalists on the CBC TV special Canada's Smartest Person. His poetry has also appeared on CBC Radio’s The House and Bold TV’s Creative Block. Since 2007, Greg has been active in the global mental health movement as Poet Laureate for the International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL).

In poetry slam he won a national team championship and placed second at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam, both in 2012, and has served on the organizing committee for three Canadian Festivals of Spoken Word. He is a past National Director of Spoken Word Canada and the founder/inspiration for several spoken word and poetry slam events that currently run at the local, provincial and national levels. He was an inaugural inductee to the VERSe Ottawa Hall of Honour for his contributions to poetry in the national capital, and is frequently called upon for advice by spoken word artists and organizers across the country.

 

Poetry Slam

Feature performance by Greg 'Ritallin' Frankson. 
Bring your own poem to join in the slam. 
$2 entry. Winner takes all!

When: Friday, Sept. 26, 7:30 pm

Where: Mercury Cafe

Presented by: The Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, The Vertigo Series, Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Word Up (Creative City Centre)

 

Words in the Park with Open Mic

Featuring: The Mitchell Boys, Cat Abenstein, Greg 'Ritallin' Frankson, and an Open Mic

When: Saturday, Sept. 27, 11am to 2 pm

Where: Stage on 12th Ave.

Presented by: The Saskatchewan Writers' Guild, The Vertigo Series, Cathedral Village Arts Festival, Word Up (Creative City Centre)

 

 

      

   

 

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