RANDOM ACTS OF POETRY

Performance Project
6th Oct 2014 - 11th Oct 2014
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OCT.6 – Oct.11

Definitely Superior Art Gallery presents 25 of Thunder Bay’s finest spoken word performers and singer songwriters performing in a week-long series of 30 performances throughout the City of Thunder Bay-[120 individual performances]. Random Acts of Poetry now in its 10th year is an initiative to promote literacy, art and poetry in places where people live their everyday lives. See and hear the Definitely Superior Poetry Construction Crew as they randomly bring urban interventions to our public venues, schools and institutions, coffee shops, markets, radio, television, street corners, transit…your very home! Warning!…it’s Poetry Construction Season! Schedules will be available at the gallery and on facebook prior to performances for one of the largest poetry performances in Canada.  10 years-250 literary artists/singer songwriters-15,000+ in audience.

 

 

 

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
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ROUTE #1: MON. OCT. 6th / 6 – 9 PM /
“SHAKING HANDS…”
*Poet Crew: Sharon Irvine, Jen ‘The Bent’ Metcalf (singer-songwriter), Betty Carpick, Solomon aka Nolan Schmerk (hip-hop), Renee Terpstra.

• 1st stop @ CITY COUNCIL MEETING (performing at 6:30pm)

• 2nd stop @ BRODIE LIBRARY (between 7 & 7:30 pm)

• 3rd stop @ RANDOM STOP (IDEA: Rafiki Youth Choir-in parking lot of St. Andrews Church-Brodie St.) (between 7:30-8pm)

• 4th stop @ RANDOM STOP (IDEA: outside Calico Coffee Shop-Bay St.) (between 8:30 & 9 pm)
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ROUTE #2: TUES. OCT. 7th / 1- 4:30 PM
/ “DAY TRIPPIN’ – SCHOOLS!”
*Poet Crew: Sue Blott, Chris Roy, Holly Haggarty, Rusty Brown (singer-songwriter), Renee Terpstra.

• 1st stop @ CONFEDERATION COLLEGE – RANDOM CAMPUS STOPS, including Cafeteria (between 1 & 1:30pm)

• 2nd stop @ LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY – RANDOM CAMPUS STOPS (between 1:30 & 2:30 pm)

• 3rd stop @ THE BEAN FIEND on Algoma Street (performing inside) (between 3 & 3:30 pm )

• 4th stop @ LU RADIO 102.7 FM-“JEN’S BENT” with HOST JEN METCALF (listen in! between 4 & 4:30pm)
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ROUTE #3: WED. OCT. 8th / 7 – 10 pm /
“NIGHT TRIPPIN’”
*Poet Crew: Holly Haggarty, Steven Gothard, Aubrey Brandt (singer-songwriter), Erin Stewart, Renee Terpstra.

• 1st stop @ WAVERLEY LIBRARY (between 7 & 7:30pm)

• 2rd stop @ RANDOM STOP (IDEA: outside the Calico Coffee House (between 7:30 & 8pm)

• 3rd stop @ LU RADIO 102.7 FM – “STRICTLY OFF THE RECORD” jazz with host Robin Ranger (listen in! between 8:30 & 9pm)

• 4th stop @ OPEN MIC @ LAKEHEAD UNIVERSITY’S THE STUDY (performing during 9:30-10pm time slot)

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ROUTE #4: THURS. OCT. 9th / 1:30pm – 4:30pm /
“DAY TRIPPIN”
*Poet Crew: Douglas Livingston, Jayal Chung, Rusty Brown (singer-songwriter), Renee Terpstra.

• 1st stop @ VICTORIAVILLE CENTRE ( inside by Food Court – Downtown F.W./South (between 1:30 & 2pm)

• 2rd stop @ RANDOM STOP (IDEA: outside the Calico Coffee House or Waverley Library) (between 2 & 2:30 pm)

• 3rd stop @ THE BEAN FIEND on Algoma Street (performing inside) (between 3 & 3:30 pm )

• 4th stop @ LU RADIO 102.7 FM – “DIGGING THROUGH THE RUBBLE” with host Chris Roy (listen in! between 4 & 4:30pm)
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ROUTE #5: FRI. OCT. 10th / 12 – 3:30 pm /
“DIVERSITY STREET 2″
*Poet Crew: Chris Roy, Lorrina Belluz (singer-songwriter), Jayal Chung, Marianne Jones, Renee Terpstra.

• 1st stop @ SUPERIOR C.V. HIGH SCHOOL (during lunch hour-12:09 to 12:49pm, performance in library starting at 12:20 pm)

• 2nd stop @ JASPER PLACE (Assisted Living Home for the Elderly/near L.U.) (at 1:30pm)

• 3rd stop @ CALICO COFFEE HOUSE (on Bay St. / performing inside) (between 2:10 & 2:40pm)

• 4th stop @ THE BEAN FIEND on Algoma Street (performing inside) (between 3 & 3:30 pm )
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ROUTE #6: SAT. OCT. 11th / 11:30 am – 3pm /
“CENTRAL SHOP & COFFEE”
*Poet Crew: Sara Mackie, Steven Gothard, Katie-Ann Berube, Taina Maki Chahal, Amanda Soderholm (singer-songwriter), Jake Vaillant (singer-songwriter +spoken word), Renee Terpstra.

• 1st stop @ OUTSIDE THUNDER BAY COUNTRY MARKET (farmers market-CLE grounds) (between 11:30am & 12noon)

• 2nd stop @ STARBUCKS COFFEE – IN CHAPTERS BOOKSTORE (Memorial Ave) (between 12:30 & 1pm)

• 3rd stop @ RANDOM STOP (IDEAs): MARINA WATERFRONT PARK – near new splash pad / Baggage Arts Building), OR outside the Calico Coffee House, OR in or outside Waverley Library) (between 1:30 & 2 pm)

• 4th stop @ LU RADIO 102.7 FM – “BETTY HOWLS” with HOST LISA FERRIS (listen in! between 2:30 & 3pm)