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Slamalamadingdong! April featuring Soreti

26 April 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Dan Poets featuring Jeltje Fanoy

28 April 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Be Mused featuring John Englezos, Tom Kent and Annemarie Bowman

28 April 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Be pleasantly challenged and inspired at ‘Be Mused’ – Poetry & Humanity at ‘The Resistance’ – Bar...

Poets' Corner featuring Fiona Stuart

29 April 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Poets’ Corner gathering usually includes a guest poet set and always has open mic sets.

Blame Smarty presents Brendan Bonsack and Longdrop

29 April 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Why ‘Blame Smarty’ as a gig name? Good question.

Electric Journal - David Stavanger

4 May 2018
Australian Poetry
David Stavanger, Eleanor Jackson, Andy Jackson,...

Join David Stavanger for this free two-part event exploring the intersection of mental health and writing...

AP co-presents David Stavanger Electric Journal

4 May 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

Join David Stavanger for this free two-part event exploring the intersection of mental health and writing...

We Work This Shop

13 May 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

We Work This Shop is a place for poets and spoken word artists of all styles and levels to bring their...

Spoken Word at Bar Oussou

4 June 2018
Melbourne Spoken Word

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