World Poetry Anniversaries – New Westminster Oct 26

You are invited to our ‘Two in One’ World Poetry Anniversaries!
World Poetry Night Out Second Anniversary!
First Anniversary!
World Poetry Canada & International Facebook Group. Year 1.
October 26, 2011
6:30 pm
With our partner New Westminster Public Library
716-6th Avenue (Auditorium Room) New Westminster, BC

First Nations Welcome
New Westminster Chief Rhonda Larrabee.
Ariadne Sawyer and Heidi Mueller
New Westminster Poet Laureate Candice James
New Westminster Poet Laureate Emeritus Don Benson
Poet Laureate St. Thomas Alejandro Mujica-Olea.
World Poetry Partners
Jasmine Dancing Club, The Vancouver Tagore Society, Backroom Theatre Club, Alan Hill and others.
Open mike
1 page poem each for or to World Poetry. Sign up at 6:20 pm.

Celebration Cake from Tony Antonias, Refreshments, Book Raffle

All free! Please come and help us celebrate!

Ariadne Sawyer, MAPeak Performance Plus

World Poetry New Westminster Night Out is back! Oct. 28th!‏

October 28
6:30 PM
With our Partners
The New Westminster Public Library
716-6th Avenue, Auditorium Room
New Westminster, BC

Ariadne Sawyer, MA and Anita Aguirre Nieveras
New World Poetry Ambassadors:
Jemma Downes & Selene Bertelsen
England & the Orkney Isles.
Tony Antonias
Jacqueline Maire
Alan Hill
Joe Ruggier

Open mike
1 page poem each.
Sign up at 6:20 pm.

Free raffle
Multicultural, multilingual readings

More information
Ariadne Sawyer, MA
Peak Performance Plus
Check out our new AS program!

From Franci’s Poetry Email List.

E. Pauline Johnson Celebrations July 27 and 29

World Poetry New Westminster Night Out proudly presents
A Tribute to the Famous First Nations Poet E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake)
July 27
6:30 pm
New Westminster Public Library (our honoured partner)
716-6th Avenue, Auditorium Room
New Westminster, BC

Hosted by:
Ariadne Sawyer and Selene Bertelsen
Welcome and biography by:
New Westminster Chief Rhonda Larrabee(Combined World Poetry, Backroom Theatre Club and Poetic Justice)
Group reading of The Ballad of Yaada (last poem by E. Pauline Johnson)
Open mike for poems for or about E. Pauline Johnson.

Book raffle, refreshments, all free!
World Poetry Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast & the City of Richmond Proudly Present:
The Life Celebration of E. Pauline Johnson!July 29
6:30 pm
Richmond Cultural Centre
100, 7000 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC.

Welcome by:
First Nations Ambassador Roberta Price
Biography by:
Loretta Todd
Featured poet from Victoria, BC:
Janet Rogers
Aboriginal Writers Collective presents poems by E. Pauline Johnson.
World Poetry presents multilingual poems of E. Pauline Johnson

Free, all welcome.


Hope you can attend both!
Ariadne Sawyer, MAPeak Performance Plus
Check out our new AS program!

Festival: The World Poetry International Festival–Richmond–May 14-15


Saturday & Sunday, May 14 & 15
10:00am – 5pm
The World Poetry International Festival
Richmond Cultural Centre
100-7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC

The World Poetry International Festival is bringing together international poets and local multicultural poetry groups. There will be a First Nations welcome, dignitaries, music and a proposed Gala on Sunday night. Each selected international poet will present their poetry, launch a book, or read a paper. An International Peace prize will be presented. Local poetry and writers groups are also presenting.

BC First Nations Coast Salish welcome: Roberta Price
Hosts: Ariadne Sawyer and Alejandro Mujica-Olea & World Poetry Committee.
Proposed international Poets: Dr. Rita Malhotra, Husna Sidiqi, Mr. Khawaja Abdullah Ahrar, Yoshifumi Sakura, Dr. Hadaa Sendoo, Miss Alaha Arhar.
Featured Canadian Poet and presenter: Bernice Lever
Welcome by BC Multicultural Poetry Groups.

International Peace Award presentation to Ariadne Sawyer.
Iranian Daf Music: Renowned Kokehi family.
Jasmine’s Dancing Club.
Youth Panel.
Includes the World Poetry Gala Dinner
6:30 pm
Mad Greek Restaurant
7260 Westminster Highway, Richmond BC 604-278-9598
$30 per person.
Meet the poets, good food, and great company.
Reserve in advance.

Please contact Ariadne Sawyer
Contact: Ariadne Sawyer
Telephone: 604-526-4729