May Canberra Poetry Slam

johnboy 29 April 2013 1

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May Poetry Slam Part 1
This month sees the social calendar bookended by two editions of the Canberra Poetry Slam

Part 1 starts Friday the 3rd at the Front Gallery. As with all our slams, we start with the open mic at 7:30 before moving onto the Slam.

The slam rules:
— 3 minute limit
— 1 poem that you have composed
— no props or musical accompaniment

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

Part 1’s featured performers are
Will Small and Azim Zain

Will Small runs the ANU Voice Poetry Slam workshop program for secondary students in the ACT. He is currently writing an English Honours thesis exploring the impact of hip-hop music and slam poetry in education. He represented the ACT at the Australian Poetry Slam in 2009. He’s pretty a big fan of words. Some of them can be found at:

Azim Zain is a local indie singer songwriter who has been playing plenty of gigs around Canberra of late. you can check out his songs on Triple J Unearthed.

Part two (May 31st) will feature Zohab Zee Khan and Andre Camelleri

hosted by JC Inman and the Flying V

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One Response to May Canberra Poetry Slam
v_rishti v_rishti 7:42 am 30 Apr 13

Two hosts for the price of none! Two features for a small donation.

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