WHAT: Spoken Word: Featuring Andrea Gibson and Guests
WHEN: Friday, March 21st, 2014
7-8:30pm, $13 per person
WHERE: The St. Lawrence Ballroom (350 person capacity), 
Residence Inn by Marriott at Kingston Water’s Edge, 
7 Earl St, Kingston, ON 
*Venue is accessible; parking available on-site


Attendance bursaries available through Levana Gender Advocacy Centre:


If you would like to buy a combined ticket ($20) for one-person admission to the performance and one-person admission to the HARS “Rouge” Dance, you will save $3 for the Rouge: The Country Edition (HARS fundraiser) ticket (otherwise, $10 each). Limited number available. 

More information on “Rouge: The Country Edition (fundraiser for HIV/AIDS Regional Services Kingston)” event here: 


Three spoken word artists from the LGBTTIQQ2S* communities will be selected to perform before Andrea Gibson. The deadline for spoken word submissions, by video or audio recording of an original piece, will be Wednesday March 5th by 4pm. Send all submissions to 

The event will be emceed by Raissa Simone – a talented spoken word performer, affiliated with Slam Kingston and POC Talk.

The host groups (still growing) include: 
Queen’s Pride, Levana Gender Advocacy Centre, Positive Space, Slam Kingston, Ontario Public Interest Research Group Kingston (OPIRG Kingston), POC Talk, Education on Queer Issues Project (EQuIP), Sexual Health Resource Centre (SHRC), Queen’s Poetry Slam (QPS), Education on Gender Issues (EGI), Kingston Pride, HIV/AIDS Regional Services
Kingston (HARS), Mental Health Awareness Committee (MHAC), Queen’s Creative Writing Club and Collective Reflections.

Event Sponsors: Residence Inn by Marriott Kingston Water’s Edge and Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel

We thank all groups for their generous contribution/collaboration to help make this event a possibility.


Author: levanacentre

Nurturing a radical community, fighting gender oppression, & advocating for broad ideas of gender empowerment (for those of any or no gender) in Kingston.

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