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The Moth StorySLAM: Technology

26 June 2018
The Moth

TECHNOLOGY: Prepare a five-minute story about the gadgetry and infrastructure that propels your life.

Passionate Tongues featuring Koraly Dimitriadis

26 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

The Launch of 'Hollowed Out Lungs' by Joel Mckerrow

27 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Its been FIVE years since Joel McKerrow’s last Poetry book, so it is with UBER amounts of excitement that...

Slamalamadingdong Team Slam featuring Manal Younus

28 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Melbourne Spoken Word presents Brandon Wint

21 July 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Spoken Word is proud to bring you Canadian spoken word artist and teaching poet, Brandon Wint....

Workshop: Poetry Writing through reading with Brandon Wint

22 July 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

To coincide with Brandon Wint’s tour of Australia and following his show at Howler on July 21, Melbourne...

Spoken Word at Bar Oussou

30 July 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

A night for the poetic sweepings of the inner north to degenerate into sleaze, vitriol, and confusion.

Dramatis Personae

31 July 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Eleven Amazing Poets will capture an ‘In Character Performance’ by bringing to the Stage, the Voice, Dress...

Australian Poetry Slam Victorian Heats

18 August 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

The search is on for Australia’s 2018 poetry slam champion.