Press: Slammin’ Jammin’ Give-a-Damnin’ Janice Lee

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Night\Shift Janice Lee is a spark. She’s a singer-songwriter, poet, actor, storyteller and organizer whose impact on the Kitchener-Waterloo community has been enormous. Lee’s contagious energy ignites the packed rooms at the KW Poetry Slam (which she co-founded in 2011), lights up the dance floor at local spots like Club Abstract, and inspires other […]

Spoken Word Workshops offered Oct-Dec 2014

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Hey everyone! I am facilitating spoken word writing and performance workshops this fall at The Button Factory (Waterloo Community Arts Centre, 25 Regina Street South, Waterloo). If you want to work on your spoken word, the time is now! Session B)Wednesdays Nov. 5th- 19th 6:30-8:30pm 3 weeks Session c)Tuesdays Dec.2-16th 6-8pm 3 weeks Speak Your […]

Show and Free Songs!

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A Portrait of Janice as a Young Artist: Banff Fundraiser with guests Sean Gallagher, Richard Garvey, Jessalyn, Brockenshire and Organic Groove Sunday March 17th, 7-9pm (short and sweet) Cafe Pyrus, 16 Charles Street West, Kitchener Suggested admission is a donation to Janice`s Banff Fund All are welcome! Featuring: Sean Gallagher – groove train Richard Garvey […]

New Youth Radio Interview

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I have done some spoken word and performing arts workshops for immigrant youth over at Guelph Wellington Immigrant Services. Recently they launched a radio podcast called New Youth Radio. I had a great time talking with the youth about topics surrounding the politics of body image and empowering yourself as an artist. They aired some of […]

Dans la rue! Avec nous!

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I filmed a new episode of my youtube show Janice Lee Goes Outside. This time I was in Montreal I played a show with Adam F. Lewis at BBAM! Cafe. Two amazing Montreal-based bands The Ukeladies, and Fruiting Bodies also performed. I lost the key to my U-lock and had to break the lock with my good […]

KW Poetry Slam Finals

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We ran our first full slam season this year at the KW Poetry Slam. As part of Spoken Word Canada’s network of poetry slams across the country, Kitchener-Waterloo will be sending its first team to the national slam championships at the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Saskatoon October 2012. I have qualified to compete […]

Rainburrow Show

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This week Thursday I will perform at the Rainburrow for a cozy house show with my good friend Richard Garvey. A group I support, Books to Prisoners will come and share about the work they do. We will spend some time to write letters of support to political prisoners (like my friend and drummer Adam Lewis. […]

Kites of Joy and Freedom Festival

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    I will be performing at Neruda Productions’ Kites of Joy and Freedom Festival this Saturday June 4th at 3:15pm in Victoria Park (by the Clocktower). It is at the same time as Tri-Pride on Roos Island in Victoria Park, so you can check them both out. There will be kite making workshops and […]