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Gig Pick: Shane Koyczan at First Baptist Church—01.30.19

By Apartment613 on January 28, 2019

Shane Koyczan is a Canadian spoken word artist and writer who became a household name after his remarkable performance of an original poem, “We Are More”, at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics opening ceremony.

Nevertheless, he’s perhaps most famous worldwide for his 2013 anti-bullying poem “To This Day” which as over 23 million views on YouTube.

Apt613 contributor Kassandra Engmann had a word with Koyczan before his last Ottawa show. In November 2017 he visited Bronson Centre Theatre on tour. You can still read that interview in the Apt613 archives.

On January 30th, he will take centre stage at First Baptist Church for an all ages show.

Shane Koyczan is performing at First Baptist Church (140 Laurier Ave W) on Wednesday January 30. Tickets cost $27.50 online.