Sawdust is so proud to present an incredible double feature night of spoken word excellence with Urban Legends dynamos Apollo the Child and Blue, two of Ottawa's finest. Please join us in our new digs at Bar Robo for what is sure to be an unforgettable night of poetry! Come for the great company. Come for the open mic. Come for the poetry that will knock you out of your seats.
Apollo the Child
Apollo the Child is a Spoken Word poet, Hip Hop Artist, Radio Host, youth worker, events organizer and the current co-director of the Urban Legends Poetry Collective.
Apollo is one half of the Hip Hop duo Poetic Elements with rapper/producer Masai and also represents the Dead Ringer arts collective. He also cohosts The Home Invasion Show on CKCUFM and has been active in the Ottawa arts scene since he was a teen.
Originally hailing from Alberta, Blue attended their first poetry slam in September 2015 after moving to Ottawa for university. Since then, they quickly earned success on both local and national stages. These days they are co-captain of the 2017 Urban Legends poetry team with their close friend and collaborator Apollo the Child. Blue has a penchant for positivity and high quality skin care products, and balances their artistic endeavours with moderate academic success in the field of palaeontology.