20 June 2013

Canberra Poetry Slam returns

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Poetry Slam

It’s that time of the month again where Canberra’s newest slam team invade the Front Cafe and get up to all sorts of poetic themed mischief.

Ready yourself.

Its the Winter for Haikus and Kantas. Maybe you were born with it. Maybe its Cold Outside! Regardless The June Canberra Poetry Slam is ON!
On Friday the 28th of June join Hosts Josh Inman and Varisht Gosain to listen and enjoy great performance Slam Poetry.

The night will commence with the Open Mike at 8pm. Open Mike is an opportunity for experienced poets and spoken word artists, and those trying for the very first time, to read out any piece they wish. It can be Prose, Poems, other peoples words or the rambling randlings you come up with in front of the Mike.

The Slam will commence around 8:15pm. The Slam rules:
– 3 minute limit
– 1 poem that you have composed
– no props or musical accompaniment

If you would like to compete, just find the two hosts during the course of the night and sign up.

The Canberra Poetry Slam prizes are sponsored by Palace Cinemas and the night will also feature guest acts.

The featured performer will be local Slam Poet and Ace Bedtime Storyteller Aaron Kirby.

Entry to the event is by donating money into a bucket!

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Hey Everyone. The Facebook Event can be reached through the link above!

Thank you Varisht! I thought you were making a Finnish pun, after tracking that word through the wonders of Google. It fitted rather well with the cartoon, too.

I has learnt.

A kanta is when you swap lines 1 and 4 of a tanka.

Explain kanta please. I know tanka, but not kanta.

I think you need to be called to heel, you bilingual punsters you.

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