Bela Farkas is BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUITS! eternal sacrificial poet, and is launching his first CD of poetry next month at the Phoenix Bar.
You should probably go.
Serial celebrity name dropper Bela Farkas is a Canberra-based poet. A lot of his work has been heavily influenced by popular culture and current events. He has featured at Canberra’s BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!, Traverse Poetry Slam, ACT Australian Poetry Slam and The Dancing Dog. He has also performed at Corinbank, Canberra Fringe, National Folk and YouAreHere festivals as part of the Tragic Troubadours. He has been published in The Delinquent and has given speeches on poetry and performed at schools. He will also be appearing on the Behind the Words documentary series later this year.
Bela will be launching my new poetry CD Sacrificial Poems at the Phoenix on the 4th of December from 7.30pm to 10.30pm. To help celebrate this event he has assembled an all-star line-up of poets including Duncan Felton, Alison McGregor, Zoë Erskine, Aaron Kirby, Andrew Galan, Arrin Chapman, Ellie Malbon, Ryan Schipper & Amelia Filmer-Sankey.
The night will also include performances by the Kooky Fandango and Hayley Shone.
There is not a name on that list that shouldn’t excite you.