Regina Word Up Pride Stage feat. Aspen Enzo


Regina Word Up Pride Stage feat. Aspen Enzo

We are so excited to have Aspen Enzo from Trembling Trees Studio as our feature poet for this year's Pride Stage! This amazing night is in partnership with Queen City Pride.

Show Details:
Regina Word Up Pride Stage Featuring Aspen Enzo
Date: Wednesday, June 12th, 2024
Doors: 6:30PM
Show: 7:00PM
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:  

Aspen Enzo (They/Their/Them) is a poet, essayist, and zinester whose work centres on the revolutionary possibilities of queer family making and re-making. On-and-off the page, they celebrate queer love stories, create fat trans joy, and strive to live their values in a world that wants to keep us apart & afraid. Enzo lives under big prairie skies, collecting both ampersands and knitting projects in the place colonially known as Regina, SK. They are currently working on their first book.

Our annual Regina Word Up Pride Stage is an opportunity to share your work with an appreciative crowd. For this event, we prioritize and centre queer expression on our Pride Stage: we encourage sharing queer content or any content for folks who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+. Performers are welcome on our pressure-free stage to share in 5-minute spots. We suggest signing up to perform in advance by sending us a message to secure a performance spot. ⁠ ⁠

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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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