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

Feminist Climate Justice Poetry Night

Leinster Grove Community Hall 99 Leinster Grove, Thornbury

The Women's Climate Justice Collective warmly welcomes you to come along to our poetry night celebrating intersectional feminism and climate justice. This inclusive event will showcase a range of professional artists and open-mic performers accompanied by Auslan interpreters. Come get inspired by your community! Open Mic sign-up form: https://forms.gle/EuLYTXNiy9iEL3W67 Ticket sales will cover the event and […]

$15

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

Slamalamadingdong REBORN Feat. Candy Bowers

The Evelyn 351 Brunswick St,, Fitzroy VIC

Join us for our very first 3 round Slam of 2021 as we settle into our new home at the newly renovated Evelyn Hotel. We're thrilled to be bringing back the slam after Melbourne's Lockdown 4.0 caused us to postpone. Sometimes everything works out for the best and we can now host a sizeable audience […]

Poetesis Open Mic

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

Next Wed the 21st we'll be looking back as we move forward together with the loose writing prompt/theme of HISTORY. Free entry Sign up on the night Doors open at 6:30 - Poetry starts around 7 Downstairs behind the Bookshelf at Sooki Lounge See you there friends! Poetesis

Free

Words Alive

Yarra-me Djila Theatrette @ Ivanhoe Library & Cultural Hub 275 Upper Heidelberg Road,, Ivanhoe

Words Alive is a night of spoken word, poetry and storytelling at Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub. Curated by local writer and performer Fleassy Malay, each evening will feature an inspiring Melbourne poet to present their poetry and the stories behind them, followed by an open mic line up from emerging and established artists. The […]

Free

Poetesis Open Mic

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

It's official! We're back tomorrow! The loose writing prompt/theme is HISTORY Free Entry Doors at 6:30 Sign up on the night Downstairs behind the bookshelf at Sooki Lounge Looking forward to catching up!

Free

Girls on Key feat. Amy Bodossian and Megan J Riedl

Open Studio 204 High St, Northcote

Girls on Key presents Amy Bodossian and Megan J Riedl in person at Open Studio, the home of the best crepes in the inner north. Because of covid restrictions, we have limited tickets, so get in quick! Poetry open mic - 5 minute limit, sign up on the night If we are in lockdown, we […]

$8 – $10

Speak your soul

Carlton Gardens

Speak your soul is a WOC run event designed to encourage WOC spoken word and visual performers to share their art in safe and inclusive environment. The event is ideal for both newcomers to the spoken word scene as well as those who are more experienced.  As this is a first time event, it will […]

Free

Melbourne Spoken Word presents Fresh Voices

Bargoonga Nganjin, North Fitzroy Library 182-186 St Georges Rd, Fitzroy North

Featuring Parminder Kaur, Gloria Demillo, Nyarath Gatkuoth and Tim Loveday. Melbourne Spoken Word presents Fresh Voices, a series showcasing and supporting new and emerging poets and spoken word artists, sponsored by Yarra Libraries. In our first of the series in 2021, we host four Fresh Voices, plus an open mic for new and emerging poets. […]

The literary and literal launch of ‘Upside Drowning’

This is the book launch of Cameron Semmens’ beautiful new book: Upside Drowning – poems from the edge of the ocean It’s a literary launch – celebrating the power of considered words; and ‘literal’ launch, ‘cause Cam’s literally going to launch his book off St Kilda pier in a sealed bottle for someone to find […]

Words Alive – August

Yarra-me Djila Theatrette @ Ivanhoe Library & Cultural Hub 275 Upper Heidelberg Road,, Ivanhoe

Words Alive is a night of spoken word, poetry and storytelling at Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub. Curated by local writer and performer Fleassy Malay, each evening will feature an inspiring Melbourne poet to present their poetry and the stories behind them, followed by an open mic line up from emerging and established artists. The […]

Free