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Photographs from SpeedPoets first event at The Lucky Duck

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Clinton ToghillClinton Brett Toghill opens proceedingsClinton Brett Toghill opens procedings

A ripple of applauseA ripple of applause

TrudieTrudie, Bryce nad ClaytonTrudie (and with Bryce and Clayton)

TomTom struggling with technology
Tom (with techno-trouble)

StaceyStacey and Tom D
Stacey (with Tom D)

Shanti2Shanti1

Shanti

SavanuSav is God
Sav is God (OK?)

Sav, TBN, Trish
Sav, TBN and Trish
Ron (two street up)
Ron ( two streets down)


Peter Bakowski
Peter Bakowski reading Peter Bakowski (with a snail who wants to know what it’s all Peter BPeter B 2about

Mother (Vanessa) and son absorbed
Mother (Vanessa) and son, absorbed

MatheusMatheus (2) and all the way from Germany, Matheus

LesleyLesley
Lesley, opening her heart

JKJK 2

JK

Clayton and someone photogenic whose name I don't know
Bryce
Bryce

Andrew
Andrew (Pied Hill Prawns).

I didn’t get a shot of his co-MC and the Call Back Poet of the Month (Simon Kindt)
simon-kindt
s
o here is a library photo – congratulations, Simon.

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Posted by on 30 June, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

SMORGåSBORD:Luna Edition @ Clarence Corner Bookshop and Cafe

SMORGåSBORD:Luna Edition @ Clarence Corner Bookshop and Cafe

Originally posted on eleanor j jackson:

If you’re free and wanting some words and moosic to soothe and something else also soothing then… wait only until tomorrow night…

In response to the buoyant and diverse creative community of Brisbane,Clarence Corner Book Shop & Cafe bring to you SMORGåSBORD, a night that offers a space for established artists and aspiring creatives to share in a supported environment. SMORGåSBORD encourages the rethinking of performance in the traditional forms and seeks to inspire new collaborations.

Our first event falls on the new moon of winter solstice, so in celebration and enchantment, Luna Edition will feature…

9.30-10.00pm O’ Little Sister
9-9.30pm Theatre Improv, by Black Fox Theatre

8:15-9pm Open Mic (9 x 5 min performances!)

7.45-8.15pm – Rhyll Tonge and me truly
7-7.30pm Umkancho, world music

And OPEN MIC

Sign up will be on the door, if you are a person who has had something hidden away in that heart of yours…

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Posted by on 27 June, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Issue #2 of ‘Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own’

Issue #2 of 'Today, the voice you speak with may not be your own'.

 
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Posted by on 29 May, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

SUBMISSIONS FOR SPEEDPOETS MAGAZINE OPEN

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IF YOU READ IN APRIL,
LET US PRINT IT IN MAY

speedpoetszine@gmail.com

IF YOU HAVE A POEM THEE
WOULD LIKE TO SEE IN THE
MAGAZINE FOR THE
LAST EVENT AT THE
HIDEAWAY 
(it’s OK to rhyme)

speedpoetszine@gmail.com

WE ARE ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE
May Magazine until 27 May.

speedpoetszine@gmail.com

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Posted by on 9 May, 2014 in Uncategorized

 
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bird of paradise bows to a honey-eater

 
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Posted by on 2 April, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

MARCH 2014 SPEEDPOETS MAGAZINE

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MARCH 2014 SPEEDPOETS MAGAZINE

50 copies ready and waiting for you, and packed with poems both local and international.

Pick up your copy from The Hideaway tomorrow, Saturday 29 March 2014.

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Posted by on 28 March, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Couplet at Brisbane Square Library

JdUb:

If you’re not following Vanessa Page, get on board now.
The performance at the library on 4 April is not to be missed.
Scott and ness are both great entertainers and talented poets.
Get your flights to Brisbane booked.

Originally posted on The Worded Page:

On Friday 4 April I’ll be sharing the Couplet limelight with Scott Sneddon, aka Scott Wings – one of our land’s premier performance talents. Scott’s just returned to Brisbane after rave reviews at the Adelaide Fringe Festival.

Couplet is a monthly event, hosted by David Stavanger who is the Reader in Residence at the Brisbane Square Library. Couplet is about pairing two voices together for an hour of poetry, and the pairing of very different voices is what makes this event so exciting. It’s also a little bit ‘page’ vs ‘stage’ in nature, so if you are curious about the differences between a page poet and a performance poet, then this event is definitely for you!

I’ll be reading primarily new material from a current manuscript and also from a special project that I’m working on with John Koenig.  This is my first feature reading for the year so I’m…

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Posted by on 20 March, 2014 in Uncategorized

 
 
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