Wednesday, July 26 @ 7:00pm
521 Queensberry Street,
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Melbourne-based poet wāni Le Frère transports audiences through the world of a third-culture generation, delivering a raw performance of vulnerability, resilience and honesty in an evening of spokenword poetry.
An ode to the flourishing of life and the telling of the untold, Tales of an Afronaut pays tribute to the incredible lineage of storytelling embedded deep within the black/African diaspora. Through a lens both retrospective and current, Tales of an Afronaut is an evening like nothing else.
Created & Performed by:
wāni Le Frère
Every second Wednesday, behind the bookshelf in Sooki Lounge’s secret downstairs ‘nook’, you will find a collection of Belgrave’s local creatives opening their chests and sharing their heart with one another.
An incredibly supportive environment where each poet is greeted with genuine applause.
Tim Evans performs ‘Poem, Interrupted’ at The 2017 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize, where he was awarded an honourable mention.
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Tim Evans is still recovering from being English and can be found performing his poems at gigs and slams all over Melbourne and beyond. His hobbies are anxiety, depression and jokes and he often does them all at the same time. He’s been published on Audacious Vol. 4, has featured at The Dan O’Connell, Owl & Cat Readings, Poetry at Tago Mago and Poet’s Corner and was a Slamalongdingdong 2017 finalist. Several people have said nice things about his poetry but have refused to go on the record. He likes using self-deprecation but he isn’t very good at it.
Chalise van Wyngaardt performing ‘Truth’ at The 2017 Melbourne Spoken Word Prize. Chalise was awarded an Honourable Mention.
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Chalise van Wyngaardt is a poet, theatre-maker and performance artist who believes truth is found outside the comfort zone. Having performed across Melbourne through numerous events and festivals including White Night, Seven Sisters and The Village fest, Chalise is renowned for her provocative and experimental performance styles that challenge the genre of spoken word at a core level. Chalise’s debut poetry collection Author and Melody is now available online through Melbournespokenword.com, and select bookstores across Melbourne