The Performance poetry scene in Johannesburg has over the last 3 years experienced such a vibrant resurgence, it is almost impossible to ignore . With shows like WordnSound, Poetry in Orbit (Myesha Jenkins and Natalia Molebatsi), Jozi House of Poetry, Cuddle sessions and Poets in Office keeping the flames fanned, one is hard pressed to find an excuse not to be excited. 167 more words
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Another last-minute one – apologies again. Poetry Society’s national youth slam championships. Theme: Identity. Judges: A panel of artists including Kate Tempest. The 6 final winners will be invited to London to attend a master class led by poet Joelle Taylor, before performing a debut professional set at the Royal Festival Hall on October 31st. 34 more words
Every Friday, 1 artist/painter/poet/writer, letting their work speak for itself.
This week we are choosing to put out two pieces of our featured writer’s work, as opposed to the usual one. 529 more words