I wrote a new song. Fall is here and I fear winter winds will send everyone into hibernation prematurely. Come out to my show this Thursday Sept 25th at Cafe Pyrus! 16 Charles St W, Kitchener, 7pm $6-10. -Janice
My band Janice Lee and the Free Radicals has put out our first music video. This is very exciting!! The video is a comment on the security culture and police state that spies on our communities. The video was inspired by the intense surveillance activities by the police on social justice organizers in Kitchener-Waterloo before […]
Check out this amazing lil video blog by The Record’s Mat McCarthy. We got together a few times and he interviewed me, and took footage of me writing and biking around town. This is part of his video blog series “A Reason for Being” From the description: Janice Lee is a spoken-word artist, a singer-songwriter […]
Storylines: What We Inherit In 2010, I teamed up with Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon in Kitchener-Waterloo to create the videopoem Asians Don’t Sing the Blues for Asian Heritage Month. Three years later, I have reunited with Kat in Edmonton on my tour to create another poem-film. With help from my tour mate and Trevor Chow-Fraser. Filmed […]
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 […]
Here is the poem I performed at the March KW Poetry Slam where I placed first!
New video blog and song. Music starts at 2:43 if you want to skip to the song. On another note, I ate some quinoa puffs with some coconut beverage and a teaspoon of amber maple syrup – it was delicious!
And Welcome! To the Great Canadian Resource Auction! I performed this at WPIRG’s annual School of Public Interest Conference. This year’s theme was “Breaking Bars, Building Bridges. Challenging the Prison System and Fostering Communities of Support.” I organized the Friday night kick off event When Words Resist 3, which was a showcase of radical spoken […]
I finally fulfilled my dream to mash up Britney Spears and The Tra La Las
Episode 2 – Canoe Trippin’ With The Fellaz
A new song I performed at the View From Here monthly arts night, at the Branches, Waterloo back in February 2011. Note that no one laughed at my anti-beer joke. What can I say? It doesn’t taste good.
Here I am! At the Mont Albért Lewis GT snow racing Japanese-style resort. With my good comrade Laura “Get Shit Done” McDonald. We eagerly await the arrival of our other comrade Jacob “Aslan” Pries, who has disappeared off our radar on his way from Uxbridge with the fam jam. Yesterday here in Mont Albért, […]
I haven’t updated in a long time. Been busy! Here are some videos of some of my slam poetry! Flight: The Struggle for Speech Ode to Garlic Asians Don’t Sing the Blues (with Kat Lennon)