Pre-Festival Events

All events take place at the National Library and Old Fire Station in downtown Port of Spain, unless otherwise stated.
Day 1
21 Mar 2015

Verses Bocas Poetry Slam Semi-Finals, Round #1

Thirty-three of the best spoken word poets in T&T compete for places at the National Poetry Slam Finals Saturday 21 and Saturday 28 March, 7 pm • Teaching and Learning...
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Day 2
25 Mar 2015

Leaving by Plane Swimming Back Underwater

Author Lawrence Scott launches his new collection of short fiction, at an event co-hosted by the NGC Bocas Lit Fest Wednesday 25 March, 6.30 pm • National Library Presented in...
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Lawrence Scott
Day 3
26 Mar 2015

Courts Bocas Speak Out Intercol

Sixteen schools from across T&T will vie for the top prize at the hotly contested Spoken Word Intercol Finals Thursday 26 March, 9.30 am • Daaga Auditiorium, UWI, St. Augustine...
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Day 4
28 Mar 2015

Verses Bocas Poetry Slam Semi-Finals, Round #2

Thirty-three of the best spoken word poets in T&T compete for places at the National Poetry Slam Finals Saturday 21 and Saturday 28 March, 7 pm • Teaching and Learning...
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Day 5
16 Apr 2015

Searching for McGee: Jerome Rampersad and the Evening News column that a country embraced

Distinguished scholar and writer Arnold Rampersad on the life and career of his journalist father. Part of the Friends of Mr. Biswas journalism series Thursday 16 April, 6.30 pm •...
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Day 6
18 Apr 2015

Music from Bim

Andre Tanker’s beloved soundtrack from the landmark film, brought to life in a series of intimate performances. Featuring Chantal Esdelle, Douglas Redon, Natasha Joseph, and Tamba Gwindi. Saturday 18 April,...
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Day 7
19 Apr 2015

Music from Bim

Andre Tanker’s beloved soundtrack from the landmark film, brought to life in a series of intimate performances. Featuring Chantal Esdelle, Douglas Redon, Natasha Joseph, and Tamba Gwindi. Saturday 18 April,...
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