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Words In Motion: The Fictionals team-up with Vancouver Writers Fest at Granville Island Brewing on October 18

Comedy and Literature collide at Granville Island Brewing on Thursday, October 18 when The Fictionals and Vancouver Writers Fest present Words In Motion!

Words In Motion

Improv X Literature features some of Vancouver’s funniest comedians and finest poets teaming up for a night of laughs! The performers will be inspired by your suggestions, classic literature, and modern bookshelf hits. Plus the GIB Taproom will be staying open late to serve you!

Doors at 7:30 pm, show starts at 8 pm. Tickets: $7 in advance, $10 at the door.

Words In Motion cover

Joining us for comedy onstage is our long-time friend Ian Boothby (Sparks!, Exorsisters, Simpsons and Futurama Comics). Plus there will be special performances by Duncan Shields (Vancouver Nerd Slam Champion, IWPS Haiku Champion), Angelica Poversky (Vancouver’s Top 24 Under 24, TD Scholar, Richmond’s 30 under 30), RC Weslowski (Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion, Mashed Poetics) and Jillian Christmas (Artistic Director of Versəs Festival of Words, Vancouver Poetry Slam Champion)

Ian Boothby 2

So come celebrate comedy, writing and spoken word with all of us at Granville Island Brewing Taproom (1441 Cartwright St, Vancouver). Doors at 7:30 pm, show starts at 8 pm, and tickets are just $7 in advance and $10 at the door! Invite your friends and come on down!

Words In Motion - The Fictionals X Vancouver Writers Festival poster

Improv X Poetry on April 25 welcomes champion poet Duncan Shields to Words In Motion!

The Fictionals are celebrating the 21st Anniversary of National Poetry Month at Cafe Deux Soleils on April 25! Come enjoy Improv X Poetry aka Words In Motion and say hello to our special guest, champion poet Duncan Shields!

Duncan Shields

Duncan Shields is a two-time Vancouver Haiku Champion, the winner of the 2010 IWPS Haiku Championship, a two-time Vancouver Nerd Slam Champion, a competitor in the final CBC Poetry Face Off, member of the 2013 and 2014 Vancouver Poetry Slam teams, and the only poet to complete the Century Challenge twice. He was the Vancouver poetry Slam Master for four and a half years and he originated and maintained the Vancouver Poetry Slam YouTube channel. He has blue eyes, is a libra, likes bland burritos and he’s happy to be here.

Come enjoy our comedy & spoken word mashup on April 25 at Cafe Deux Soleils! Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm, and tickets just $7 or $5 for students!

Words In Motion: The Fictionals mashup Improv and Poetry at Cafe Deux Soleils!

In honour of National Poetry Month, tomorrow night’s Improv X show at Cafe Deux Soleils is Words In Motion, our comedy and spoken word combo! We’ll perform improv inspired by Shakespeare, Jewel, and friends from the Vancouver Poetry Community! Plus our trademark WIM format, where poets write new works live based on what they see onstage!

Joining us at Cafe Deux Soleils on April 26 are:

– Jamie Chrest
– Angela Galanopoulos
– Daniel Chai
– Sarah Dawn Pledge
– Scott Antifave
– VJ Delos Reyes
– Duncan Shields
– Nicole Kornelson

And we hope you’ll join us too! Doors at 8 p.m., tickets just $7 or $5 for students! More info on Hot Improv Tuesdays here!