Festival Voix d’Amériques (2005 Edition)

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News posted Saturday, February 19, 2005

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News posted Monday, January 10, 2005

Les Filles électriques, under the general and artistic direction of D. Kimm, presents:

the 4th annual Festival Voix d’Amériques
a bilingual event dedicated to spoken word and performance literature

Invitée d’honneur: Chloé Sainte-Marie

Friday, February 11 to Friday, February 18, 2005

Two Montreal venues:
La Sala Rossa (4848, boulevard Saint-Laurent) and Casa del Popolo (4873, boulevard Saint-Laurent)

Cabaret-style shows every evening at the La Sala Rossa at 8:30 PM, in French, in English or in both languages ($10). (Doors open at 7:30 PM.)

The Night Shift Cabaret + open mics hosted by Tony Tremblay every night at the Casa del Popolo beginning at 11 PM. ($3).

Plus “5 à 7”s featuring young artists, workshops, the Salon de la marginalité, the first round of a Combat contre la langue de bois (Battle Against Accepted Wisdom), a CBC Face Off (slam poetry), the launchinf of the Band de poètes CD, etc.

Among the special guests: Les Abdigradationnistes, Susie Arioli & Jordan Officer, Charles Guilbert, Pol Pelletier, Lin Snelling, Loco Locas, Jacques Bertrand, Patrice Desbiens, Michel Garneau, Stanley Péan, Hélène Pedneault, François Patenaude (des Zapartistes), ATSA, Renée Robitaille, Ève Lamont, Lillian Allen (Toronto), Motion in Poetry (Toronto), Sheri-D Wilson (Calgary), Kaie Kellough, Norman Nawrocki, Ginette, Ève Cournoyer, Karen Young, Thomas Hellman, Fanfare Pourpour, Bernard Falaise…