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To the Ends of the 'Verse and Girls on Key present Feast and Beats

17 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Entwine Arts, host of To the Ends of the ‘Verse, and Girls on Key combine to present Feast and Beats as...

Melbourne Spoken Word says Yes

18 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Spoken Word is proud to support the campaign to say yes to marriage equality with a special...

Launch: Bonny Cassidy's Chatelaine

19 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Chatelaine is a collection of poems whose personae, like a family portrait, resemble one another in foxed...

Words Out Loud Open Mic: The Last Shout

19 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Join Words Out Loud for their last gig at Babushka.

Afro Hub Poetry Slam featuring Alec Reade

19 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Afro Hub is a monthly open mic where poets can share their work.

Launch: Sean O'Carroll's Lucid Nature: Poems from a year in Wild...

19 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Get along to the official launch of Lucid Nature: Poems from a year in Wild Dog Valley

Courthouse Poetry Readings featuring Susan Fealy

19 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

A Reading In A Cinema With Drinks And Friends

20 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by Oliver Mol, featuring readings by Oliver Mol, Eric Yoshiaki Dando, Laura Jean McKay, Nevo Zisin...

John Ashbery: A Tribute

20 October 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The great American poet John Ashbery – prolific, inimitable, and influential in Australia (which he...