Regina Word Up Open Mic Feat. Dash Reimer


Regina Word Up Open Mic Feat. Dash Reimer

We are excited that our April open mic event will feature poet and artist Dash Reimer!

Event Details:
Regina Word Up Open Mic Feat. Dash Reimer
Date: Wednesday, April 10th, 2024
Event: 7:00PM-9:00PM (Doors at 6:30PM)
Tickets: $5:00 or PWYC

*Free if you perform!  

*First come, first served.  

*All ages  

The Artesian is wheelchair accessible, all-ages, and a proud supporter of positive spaces initiatives with a zero-tolerance policy towards hate, harassment, and/or discrimination. We reserve the right to remove any patron creating an unsafe environment. The accessible entrance is available via a lift, Please ask staff for help if necessary. 



The pandemic encouraged the Creative City Centre to pivot and transform the Hague Gallery, the beloved home of open mics and poetry slams for close to a decade, into a production studio when safe in-person performances weren’t possible. The CCC now produces exciting digital content and professional development — check it out here!

We are grateful to the Artesian for welcoming us into their space!   


We encourage audience members to engage during the performances – snap, make cheesecake noises (mm’s and yes), laugh, stomp, or otherwise make your appreciation known!  


Feature performer:  

Dash Reimer is an artist and educator based out of Treaty 6 territory in Saskatoon. He works within the worlds of poetry and hip hop and has a decade of experience performing on stages across Turtle Island, North Africa, South Africa, and Turkey. He is passionate about community care, grassroots neighborhood movements and baking tasty treats for his friends. Dash has been an avid collaborator in playwriting, chapbook making, jazz combos, improv troupes, rap crews and everything in between. 


At the Creative City Centre we always strive for inclusivity and respect in the community both inside and out of our facility, which is why we have compiled the following guidelines to remember both for our events and also in everyday life.
• We encourage respecting the way folks self-identify, without assuming gender, sexuality, orientation, religion, or ability.
• We understand that at times folks may need to leave or engage in other methods of self-care, and that’s okay.
• We encourage language that promotes inclusivity, education, and awareness and dislike all forms of explicit ignorance including, but not limited to, hate speech, racism, homophobia, transphobia, and classism.
• We encourage the culture of consent meaning we respect people’s physical, verbal, and emotional boundaries. This means respecting that some people might not want to be hugged and if you want to engage physically in any way with a person it is important to ask permission before doing so.  


Regina Word Up is a program of the Creative City Centre. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage, SK Arts, City of Regina, and the Canada Council for the Arts that make programs like this one possible. We are grateful to The Hampton Hub, who are facility partners for this event.  

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