Barbara Adler (Spoken Word)
Barbara Adler is a Vancouver-based spoken word artist, writer, musician and workshop facilitator. Known for her ability to mix intellectual poetics with entertaining observations about the quirkier moments of everyday life, Barbara has been a CBC PGI Poetry Laureate (2007), a CBC Poetry Face Off Winner (Vancouver, 2007), and a Canadian Team Slam Champion (2005). She is a founding member of the 2007 Canadian Folk Music Award-nominated band, The Fugitives. Barbara has toured internationally since she was 18, and currently travels all over British Columbia with her storytelling project, The B.C. Memory Game. Her latest obsession is fronting Fang, Vancouver’s premier (and only), accordion-shout-rock duo.