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Tue. December 5th 2017
McPherson Playhouse (All Ages)
Shane Koyczan
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Fri. March 27th 2015
Shane Koyczan
Sat. April 21st 2012
The Vogue Theatre Vancouver BC (All Ages)
Shane Koyczan
Thu. January 31st 2008
The Biltmore Cabaret Vancouver BC (No Minors)
Dan Mangan, Shane Koyczan, The Emmerson Letters
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Shane Koyczan

Shane Koyczan

Confirmed: Apr. 23, 2012 (Archived)

Spoken Word from Vancouver BC

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Shane Koyczan
mchotribs@hotmail.com

Shane Koyczan is the first international performer to win the highly coveted Individual Championship title at the National Poetry Slam 2000. He has also been a national finalists 4 times placing in the top 6 of north america every year he has competed.

Shane bested over 250 competing poets from all over North America at the world's largest performance poetry competition. In addition, Shane is the only non American Slam Champion in the history of the competition.

Born in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada , Shane attended the Creative Writing program at Okanagan University College. He is the winner of the Leonard Cohen Award for Best Song, the James Elroy Award for Best Voice and the W.B. Yeats Award for Best Poem, all while working in a video store to support his writing habit. Shane has performed with such notables as Maya Angelou, Quincy Troupe, Utah Phillips, sage francis... he has opened for Ani Difranco, Spearhead and Saul Williams.

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