Tuesday, June 28, 2016

BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! in the Phoenix Pub, 7:30pm Wednesday 20 July


BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!

BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!

AND THAT MEANS POETRY, OR SOMETHING ELSE.

BECAUSE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! WANTS YOU IN THE PHOENIX PUB IN JULY!

FOR POETRY, OR SOMETHING ELSE!

THE RULES:
2 minutes on stage with a microphone with your original material with no props with no music all for the First Prizes!

THE FIRST PRIZES.

And glory!

Some claim it as a title, some claim it as an award, others claim it as a CV entry and still others leave it on the table at the Phoenix Pub for the bar staff to bin.

HOWEVER YOU SEE IT THIS IS BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! IN THE PHOENIX PUB.

AND THAT MEANS POETRY, OR SOMETHING ELSE.

And we have feature acts!

FEATURE ACT G: DESIREÉ DALLAGIACOMO
“Ranking 3rd at the 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam, 3rd at the Women of the World Poetry Slam, and 3rd at the 2014 National Poetry Slam, Desireé V. Dallagiacomo is an award winning writer, performer, and educator. She is the program director and a lead teaching artist for Forward Arts Inc, a literary arts non-profit in Baton Rouge, LA, and a 2014 Pushcart Prize nominee. Her work has been featured in The Huffington Post, The San Francisco Gate, EverydayFeminism.com, Upworthy, Tulane University’s production of The Vagina Monologues, the New Orleans Fringe Festival, and Tandem Review. Studying creative writing and women & gender studies, she is a student at the University of New Orleans– where she is a recipient of the Ryan Chigazola Poetry Scholarship. She has taught and performed at colleges, universities, and youth organizations across the US and Canada.”

FEATURE ACT X: EMILY STEWART
“Hello. I'm a poet and editor. My writing has been published in The Age, Overland, Filmme Fatales and The Lifted Brow Digital, among other places. My second chapbook LIKE is published through Bulky News Press. My practice encompasses installation and writing for performance. Some of this work has appeared at the Emerging Writers' Festival, YouAreHere, Critical Animals, Rubicon ARI, and with the Sipat Lawin Ensemble (Philippines) as part of their devised theatre performance LoveNOT. I'm also the editor of Seizure Editions, an online quarterly of new Australian writing. My new book Knock won the inaugural Noel Rowe Poetry Award, it is available through Vagabond Press.”

AND WE HAVE A HOUSE BAND

THE BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! HOUSE BAND: WHITEFALL

“Start date: Founded in February 2013
Genre: Alternative Metalcore
Band Members: Vocals - Connor Mairs; Guitars - Zac Bailey; Guitars - Chris McLaughlin; Bass - Ben Harvey; Drums - James Scott
Home Town: Canberra, Australia
Short description: Whitefall are an alternative metalcore band from Canberra, Australia.

And filling the Hadley Memorial Slots (may he rest in bunny rabbit peace):

MARCEL BERTHON

So remember, BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!
Inside the Phoenix Pub!
Sign up from 7:30pm!
Poetry slam from 8pm!
1st prizes!
Glory!
2 minutes!
No music!
No props!
Your original material (unless you’re a rebel, we welcome rebels)!


POETRY SLAM

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