Monday, October 26, 2015

BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! - Friday 18 November in the Phoenix Pub

BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!
BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! RETURNS FOR ITS ONE AND ONLY NOVEMBER EDITION FOR 2015.

BECAUSE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! IS THE POETRY SLAM.

The largest, longest running and most extra-terrestrial poetry slam across all space and time.

AND THAT MEANS BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! WANTS YOU FOR TWO MINUTES ON STAGE WITH NO PROPS NO MUSIC AND YOUR ORIGINAL MATERIAL FOR PRIZES AND GLORY AND INFAMY AND LOSING AND VICTORY AND LARGENESS AND SMALLNESS AND INTERMEDIATENESS AND DRINKING IN THE PHOENIX PUB.

And because this is the poetry slam we have feature acts!

Feature act!

24 Hour Gym
Photo by Ian Powne
24 Hour Gym is an experimental musical and spoken word project by Pascalle Burton (vocals, synths) and Tessa Rose (vocals, breath). It is music for a complete workout of body and mind, with lyrics derived from both art criticism essays by women (for example, Cindy Sherman, Chris Kraus, Kim Gordon and Meredith Monk), and exercise videos.

Feature act!

Melinda Smith
Melinda Smith won the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Poetry with her fourth collection, Drag down to unlock or place an emergency call (Pitt St Poetry, 2013). Her work has appeared in many local and overseas magazines and anthologies, including Best Australian Poems and Australian Love Poems, and on ABC Radio National’s Poetica. In 2015 she has appeared at the Sydney Writers, Newcastle Writers, and National Folk Festivals among others. She is based in Canberra, and blogs at www.melindasmith.wordpress.com

And filling the Hadley (RIP) Memorial Slots is Special Guest the infamous Brisbane Robot Hadley.

So join Andrew Gayland, The Master of Conflict, The Score Adder, and The Sacrificial Poet in the Phoenix Pub.

Signup from 7:30pm!
Poetry Slam from 8pm!
Prizes, glory, infamy, poetry, large, medium, negative infinity, space and time!
And it’s all over by 11:30pm!

And remember, two minutes, no props, your original material, for prizes, for glory, for poetry, for drinking in the Phoenix Pub.


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