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Melbourne Poets Union AGM featuring Chris Wallace Crabbe

29 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Poetry at Absinthesalon featuring Lisa McLean

29 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by Melbourne street poetry legend, Grant Alexander Mccracken, at Absinthesalon.

Slamalamadingdong featuring Bravo Child

30 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Slamalamadingdong is Melbourne’s premiere poetry slam, being the only slam in Australia currently PSI-...

Poetic Inspirations featuring Petr Malapanis, Michael Crane and Dimitri...

1 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by Greek poet Dimitris Troaditis just before lunch every second Saturday of the month, for lovers...

Dan Poets featuring Kerry Scuffins

1 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Dan is Melbourne’s longest running weekly poetry venue is now in its 24th year.

Paper Waves featuring Alicia Sometimes

1 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Paper Waves brings poetry south-side in an intimate, alcohol-free setting, with open mic (optionally...

The Owl & Cat Readings featuring Claire Gaskin and Sean M Whelan

2 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Girls on Key Q featuring Gabrielle Everall

3 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Girls on Key presents their series at Hare Hole with female identifying and LGBTQI+ poets with a reading...

Passionate Tongues featuring Waffle Irongirl

3 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by ‘the patron-saint of Melbourne poetry,’ poet and photographer Michael Reynolds, what began as a...