Talking Blue: Poetry @ Ronnie’s Blue Bar

Ronnie's Blue Bar Chapel St, Prahran

Poetry has arrived at Melbourne’s home of hip-hop, Ronnie’s Blue Bar. Smooth talkers, slick walkers, gather round for a night of linguistic subtlety and sultry word play. Ronnie's blue bar in collaboration with vibe union presents: Talking Blue; with the guidance of Vic state finalist poet Jason Voss, we'll be talking a journey through words […]

Free

Poetry in the Hills

The Belgrave Hotel 1645 Burwood Highway, Belgrave

Participants will have five minutes open stage access. You are welcome to read poetry or other literary works by artists other than yourself or delight us with your own work. You are also welcome to attend purely as an audience member. There is no fee for this event but your patronage at the bar/kitchen would […]

Free

Poetesis Open Mic Gets Mythological

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

The fates have foretold the coming of a monumental moment... This upcoming open mic will see the spinning of great tales by the new gods as we explore the loose writing prompt/theme of MYTHOLOGY. So come join your fellow heroes, demigods and monsters as we share poetry inspired by the stories of old in the […]

Free

Poetesis Open Mic is Homebound

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

The fire has been lit and the aroma of food fills the air... As the weather gets colder in the hills we'd like to invite you all to come and make yourselves comfortable behind the bookshelf and share what the loose theme/writing prompt of HOME means to you. Free entry Sign up on the night […]

Free

Girls on Key feat. Rose Lucas & Chiara Gabrielli

Open Studio 204 High St, Northcote

We are now enjoying covid-safe in-person events at the fabulous home of delicious crepes that is Open Studio. Hear from our fabulous poetry features, Rose Lucas and Chiara Gabrielli Rose Lucas will be launching her book, This Shuttered Eye (Girls on Key Poetry 2021) Open mic with 5 minute time limit - sign up on […]

$8 – $10

Poetesis Open Mic Sells Out

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

How much does a dollar cost? Who watches the watchmen? Like it or lump it we're living in the throws of CAPITALISM and we're sure that you all have something to say about it... Come join us again behind the bookshelf as we share and listen to each other's opinions on the loose theme/writing prompt […]

Free

brutality or love : curated by Elle K

Red Betty Rear of 859 Sydney Rd, entrance via Cozen St, Brunswick

Red Betty Bar is the latest acquisition of Cozen St Art Studios director, Joel Gailer + his long time collaborator & fellow printmaker artist, Jenny Hall. this event signifies the first poetry night at Red Betty under their new reign. the night has been curated by Elle K. part of the night will feature poems […]

Free

POEMENTAL

Science Gallery Melboune, 700 Swanston Street, Carlton Science Gallery Melbourne, 700 Swanston Street, Carlton

POEMENTAL  will see poets, performers and scientists come together to celebrate and investigate these themes and provide an entertaining evening of words, images and movement. The night will also feature an Open Mic section. Spontaneous or prepared poems are welcome. So come read us your best 2-minute poems. Spaces are limited and there are prizes […]

Free

Poetesis Open Mic

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

To our extended poetry family, We'd love to catch up with you all and share some words on Josh's theme/writing prompt of FAMILY. So come on down, make yourself comfortable and let's speak and listen about what FAMILY means to you. Free Entry Doors from 6:30 Sign up on the night Downstairs behind the bookshelf […]

Free

The P Word Sessions May 2022: Not Exactly Normal But Then We Never Were!

The Motley Bauhaus 118 Elgin Street, Carlton

It’s all going down Sunday May 1st at 4pm, it’s at the sparkly new Motley Bauhaus located at 118 Elgin st Carlton, it’s still only $5 on the door with all that scratch going to our top flight features.  And who are they…….? Ross Donlon  &  Es Foong Bios below but if you don’t know […]

$5

Poetesis Open Mic

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

To our stellar collective, As our next event falls on May the 4th we would like you all to beam down and share stories with Josh's theme of SCIENCE FICTION. Whether it's nerdy escapism or something far more cosmic, we'd love to hear your perspectives through the universal translator of poetry. Free Entry Doors from […]

Free

Jennifer Compton @ Cherry Poets

Cherrytree Hotel 53 Balmain St, Cremorne

This Saturday afternoon at Cherry Poets we are delighted to bring you the excellent Jennifer Compton. Jennifer is one of Australia's most awarded poets and a favourite of the Melbourne scene. Her books will be available to purchase on the day. And as always, the open mic will give you the chance to share your […]

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