Saturday, July 15 @ 7:30pm
Anthropology Specialty Coffee and Concept Store
349 Gaffney Street, Pascoe Vale, Victoria, Australia
Has an Open Mic?
Book tickets: https://eventbrite.com/e/…
Curious to know what goes on inside a woman’s mind?
Here’s your chance to find out what women are really thinking, from the daily life struggles, their highs and lows, their hopes and dreams, their needs & wants, their desire to be loved and accepted for who they are + more (the list goes on, and on).
Or perhaps you want to know what men think of all the stuff that goes on in their heads. Well, they sure do.
It’s an event not to be missed. A night of open sharing & learning what women think. The complexity of emotion, struggle, sacrifice, success and all of that which makes women unique.
Open to all.
Tickets include complimentary coffee on the night.
This is a collaboration between GriffinSpeak and Anthropology cafe and specialty store.
Afro Hub is a monthly open mic where poets can share their work. It’s aimed at encouraging African poets in particular but others are able to jump up as well. Performers can register on the day, everyone that registers has a chance to share.
Omar Sakr performs ‘Ghosting the Ghetto’ at Melbourne Spoken Word presents Luka Lesson, at Howler on March 26, 2017.
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Omar Sakr is an Arab Australian poet from Western Sydney, and the current Poetry Editor of The Lifted Brow. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Island, Overland, Meanjin, Mascara Literary Review, Verity La, Strange Horizons, Red Room Company, Tincture, and Antic, among many others. He received the runner-up award in the Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets (2015), and his debut collection, These Wild Houses, is out now with Cordite Books. His poetry has been translated into Arabic as well as Spanish, and anthologised in Best Australian Poems 2016 (Black Inc) and Contemporary Australian Poetry.
Julia Prendergast performing ‘A Dedicated Poem’ at the Slamalamadingdong Anything Goes Slam on June 22, 2017.
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Julia Prendergast is a New Zealand born poet, raised around small country towns in Australia. After first discovering a poetry slam in 2012 she has only recently started to share her work. Although primarily being a fine artist, she cannot deny her hand from pen, paper, words, and eventually a stage. Her poetry is a form of expression and consolidation around topics which she finds necessary to create a conversation around. Through lived experiences with mental health, many of her poems invites you into the un-comfort that is the therapy room she wish she had. Julia believes that if you have a platform to stand on, use it to create change and to start a debate with everyone you may or may never meet.