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Poetry at Absinthesalon featuring Elizabeth 'Lish' Skec

27 September 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Come on down to the finest bar in town to indulge your senses: tulip lighting, Absinthe drinking and kick...

Melbourne Poets Union Toots Some Horns

27 September 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Poets Union (MPU) is a self-funded not for profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of...

The Owl & Cat Readings featuring Maxine Beneba Clarke and Barry Dickins

1 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Owl & Cat Readings are hosted by the colourfully dressed Santo Cazzati and the colourfully spoken...

Painting in tongues poetry slam

3 October 2017
Boroondara Library Service
Boroondara Library Service

Join us for a night of colourful language at Hawthorn’s House of Letters (aka Hawthorn Library), featuring...

Painting with Tongues

3 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hawthorn Library invites you to experience a night of colourful language at Hawthorn’s House of Letters (...

Workshop: Let Us Pray with Arielle Cottingham

7 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Before her headline show at Howler on Sunday, Australian Poetry Slam Champ Arielle Cottingham hosts a...

Paper Waves: Suburbia featuring Santo Cazzati

7 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Paper Waves brings poetry south-side in an intimate, alcohol-free setting, with open mic and a feature...

Sporting Poets #29

8 October 2017
The Sporting Poets
Alan Wearne | Ed Tato | Ella O'Keefe

Come along to Compass Pizza from 5pm Sunday, October 8th for our free monthly reading – three poets, 10...

Melbourne Spoken Word presents Australian Poetry Slam Champ, Arielle...

8 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Spoken Word brings you the return of Australian Poetry Slam Champ, Arielle Cottingham.