Tuesday, 14 May 2019 from 18:30-21:00
The Nook Cafe, Edmonton, AB
Come out to the Breath in Poetry Open Mic! $5 cover, and sign up to read at the beginning of the night on a first come, first serve basis.
Elise Pallagi is a poet, multi-disciplinary performance artist, and a member of the Saskatoon Poetry Slam Team. Elise’s work focuses on her personal experiences and struggles as a transgender woman growing up and living in the Canadian prairie. As a performer, Elise has been a featured artist at The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word, The Nutrien Fringe Festival, Regina Word Up, Tonight it’s Poetry, several Pride Festivals, and The Ness Creek Music Festival. She has also performed at numerous other open mics, special events, and festivals across Canada. Combining elements of Vaudeville, Burlesque, subversive politics, roller derby, and slam poetry, Elise conveys emotional authenticity and relatability in her work, that both moves audiences and touches hearts and minds.