2021 CVAF Open Stage!
with feature performance by Nisha Patel

Monday, May 24, 2021, 7 pm CST (SK Time)
Online via Zoom
Register to attend for free

Presented by The Vertigo Series, Regina Word Up and Creative City Centre as part of Cathedral Village Arts Festival.

Perform your words, poems, songs, stories, spoken word at the online Open Stage! Open to writers, musicians, listeners & lovers of all ages. Come & share or come & listen!

Register in advance using the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join. 


Sign up to share when registering or by emailing info@vertigoseries.com. You can also sign up at the event.

Performers will each have approx. 3 minutes to share. A second spot may be added if time allows.


Nisha Patel is an award-winning queer poet & artist. She is the City of Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, and the 2019 Canadian Individual Slam Champion. She currently works as the 2021 Regional Writer in Residence. She is a recipient of the Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund Award and the University of Alberta Alumni Award of Excellence. Her debut collection COCONUT is available now at Glass Bookshop. You can find her at nishapatel.ca.