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Passionate Tongues featuring Christine Burrows

26 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Spoken Word Night School: Reviewing with Bonny Cassidy

27 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Spoken Word is proud to host this workshop on reviewing with Bonny Cassidy, with the idea to...

Melbourne Poets Union 40th Birthday Party

28 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Poets Union turns 40 this year and they are having a party!

Poetry at Absinthesalon featuring Jez PA Speelman

28 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Lentils with a side of poetry

30 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Following the success of their first two poetry nights, Lentil As Anything are excited to announce the...

Dan Poets featuring Gayelene Carbis

1 July 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Paper Waves: Addiction featuring Danny Hutley

1 July 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

The Owl & Cat Readings featuring Maurice McNamara and Sigrun Mikula

2 July 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Girls on Key featuring Kim Jeffs and Zarah Butcher-McGunnigle

5 July 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Girls on Key is a monthly poetry gig offering a platform for female-identifying and non-gender conforming...