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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Perth Poetry Club and WA Poetry Slam Heats


This Saturday, 15th October, Perth Poetry Club presents poets DENNIS GREENE and TRICIA KELLY for your entertainment. Come on down to the Moon Cafe, 323 William Street, Northbridge, between 2 and 4 pm for an afternoon of words that will touch, inspire and amaze you. With open mic and professional sound as always.

Dennis Greene lives in Perth, Western Australia. His work has appeared in Unfamiliar Tides, Empowa issue one, Empowa issue two (in which he was the featured poet), Westerly, Inside Out , and Blast Magazine. His online credits include Pogonup, Numbat, Comrades, MiPo, Ironbark, and Oracular Tree, among others. In 2000 he was invited to the US to edit Voices from the Parking Lot on behalf of the Parkinson Alliance.

Tricia Kelly is new to this business and hasn't decided on a stage name yet. She fell in love with the syllables of 'Eevie Li' but dropped that idea for fear of being thought of as an evil witch.

Coming up at Perth Poetry Club in October and beyond:

22 Oct: Michael Farry (Ireland) + slam queen Kaitlyn Plyley
29 Oct: Mike T +Anna Kiss-Gyorgy

5 Nov: the Pride of Adelaide: Jenny Toune + Teri Louise Kelly
Other upcoming poetry events in Perth:

17 October: Cottonmouth – 7.30 pm at The Bird, William Street, Northbridge
20 October: Maylands Library – Refreshments 5.40, poetry 6-7 pm at The Rise, 28 Eighth Avenue, Maylands – Featuring Samantha Melia, Ron Okely, Shane McCauley and Janet Jackson
22 October: Fringe Gallery Special Event – Featuring Flora Smith and Dick Alderson
30 October – Spring in Valley Brunch hosted by Neil J Pattinson – see attached flyer for details
Every Thursday: ‘RawHyde’ variety night at Hyde Park Hotel, cnr Bulwer & Fitzgerald Sts, West Perth. MC Tomás Ford. Music, comedy & spoken word features, plus open mike. Show starts around 9, arrive before that to sign up for open mike.


Not to mention the Australian Poetry Slam 2011:

At the Artrage Bakery Complex, 233 James St in Northbridge from 6.30 pm

On: 

Heat 2: Tuesday 11th October 7pm
Heat 3: Tuesday 18th October 7pm
Heat 4: Tuesday 25th October 7pm

State Final: Tuesday 1st November 7pm


See: http://waslamheats.com/  for more ...

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