ULPC Broken Mic #3 ft. Apollo the Child and Anna Berglas
About this Event
Third Broken Mic of the season is here! Come on out with your poetry, your friends, and your appreciation for our lovely feature and spotlight poets, Apollo the Child and Anna Berglas!
allsaints Event Space - Ottawa (come through the Working Title Cafe)
Accessible entrance on Chapel street
Doors open and sign up at 7:00
Show starts at 7:30
10 open mic spots
$10 at the door or Online
FREE for performers and high school students with school ID.
Khaleefa ‘Apollo the Child’ Hamdan is a spoken word poet, hip hop artist, radio host, youth worker and is the former co director of the Urban Legends Poetry Collective. Apollo is one half of the hip hop duo Poetic Elements and is also a member of the collective Dead Ringer. Apollo created the after school youth writing program Youth Speak with the Ottawa Public Library and he hosts the Home Invasion Show and New Jack City on CKCUFM. His cinepoem 'My Hero Drives a Cab' was featured on Button Poetry and he was part of the CBC documentary 'In Their Words'. Apollo has represented Ottawa a total of 9 times nationally and recently represented Canada in The Martin Luther King International Art Showcase in Atlanta, Georgia organized by Bernice A. King. Apollo continues to be an active part of the art scene.
Anna Berglas is a constantly confused sixteen year old studying at Nepean High School. She enjoys expressing her emotions via poetry, short stories, and the occasional, usually incomplete play. She is delighted to be performing again at Urban Legends and hopes to continue with slam poetry throughout her life.