13 March                                                            3:00 PM, Arts Court Studio


Come out to enjoy Japanese form poetry.  The event will include haiku readings by members of KaDo.  Also, books, broadsheets, haiga paintings and examples of sumi-e brushwork  will be available for sale.



Sponsor:  KaDo

13 March                                                          1:30 PM, Arts Court Theatre


Come out and hear the local finalists for Poetry In Voice/Les voix de la poésie, a national bilingual poetry recitation contest for Canadian high school students. Featuring Richmond's South Carleton High.



Sponsor:  The Griffin Trust

13 March                                                          5:00 PM, Arts Court Theatre


The Dusty Owl Reading Series, Ottawa's bi-monthly reading series that celebrates serious whimsy and cross-genre fertilization, presents a night of sound poetry.  jwcurry shares his work in a performance that will leave you spell-bound.


Sponsor:  Dusty Owl Reading Series

13 March                                                          7:00 PM, Arts Court Theatre


Join us at the closing ceremony in a celebration of Ottawa’s newest festival, VERSeFest.  Enjoy performances by the curators and organizers of the festival with musical accompaniment.  A Poets and Folk Music party will follow at a separate venue.


Sponsor:  VERSeFest