Tonight It’s Poetry
April 2nd // Amigos Cantina
Saskatoon — Treaty 6 Territory — Home of the Métis People
$5 if you can // 19+ // 8:00 PM
Johnny MacRae is a spoken word artist from Vancouver, BC. MacRae established himself as a dynamic performer and innovative writer on the poetry slam stage. A three-time Vancouver Poetry Slam champion (2010 team champion; 2013/2016 individual champion), he has represented Vancouver on twice and Victoria once, competing in the national team championship at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. In 2013, MacRae was named the Victoria Spoken Word Festival Poet of Honour. He has toured widely across Canada and the United States performing at poetry series, and music, theatre, and folk arts festivals, both solo, and as a member of collaborative acts 2 Dope Boys in a Cadillac (with shayne avec i grec) and The Dambassadors (with avec i grec, “Mighty” Mike McGee, and Chelsea D.E. Johnson). In addition to his writing and performance, MacRae has been a dedicated arts educator, offering over 250 workshops and performances in schools across Canada since 2010.