Monday, September 09, 2013

18 September Poetry Slam

Welcome to the most recent of



And to that end we give you everything you need to claim victory, including but not excluding, five judges, two MCs, one stage, The Score Adder, a Phoenix Pub, an audience, two microphones, an ever-growing space-time continuum of first prizes, one sacrificial poet, one sound guy, The Master of Conflict, and a spectacular light display.

So bring words!

And this month we feature Candy Royalle.

Candy Royalle is a performance artist and poet who fuses cinematic storytelling, poetry and unique vocal rhythms with confronting, political and heart thumping content. In the 10 years since her debut, Royalleʼs career has taken her across both the frontiers of poetry, and the world. Sheʼs captivated audiences both nationally and internationally, including Spain, the UK and America. Candy Royalle has been nominated for numerous awards and in 2012 won the “World Poetry Cup” beating 46 other poets for the coveted title and trophy. Her work has been published in numerous anthologies in Australia and internationally. Royalleʼs work has been covered in many major media outlets including ABC, Fairfax, News Limited, CNN and a host of local and street press. (

And this month we have our Brass Knuckle Brass Band brass band house band.

THE BRASS KNUCKLE BRASS BAND is a New Orleans style street funk group from Canberra. BKBB has performed to great acclaim and significant booty-shaking at the 2011 and 2012 Summer Rhythm Festivals, 2011 and 2012 National Folk Festivals and most rooms in Canberra large enough to fit six horns, two percussionists and a singer. (BKBB)

Join BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! at the Phoenix Pub for BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! and remember 2 minutes, no music, no props, your original material (unless you’re a rebel, we welcome rebels).

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