Gerard! Gerard! Gerard! at Cherry Poets

Cherrytree Hotel 53 Balmain St, Cremorne

A most excellent afternoon of spoken word open mic with a feature at the Cherry Tree Hotel. You are all invited!

Free

To The Ends Of The ‘Verse – March!

Open Studio 204 High St, Northcote

Well, what's this here then?!? Yes indeedy do, it is our first gig for the year! Doors open at 7pm, gig starts at 7:10pm and finishes at 9pm. We have 2 hours to fit all the art in, so you leave the night full of spoken word and jazzy tunes from improvised music magic makers, […]

$8

THIS KIND OF BIRD FLIES BACKWARDS

Avalon The Bar 387 Brunswick St, Fitzroy

Calling all bardic beatniks, bodhisattvas and barricade bolshies! Come celebrate the poetic fire of the great Loba, Diane di Prima, with readings of her revolutionary work. Featuring: Angela Costi, Elena Gomez, Michelle Leber, Jennifer Mackenzie, George Mouratidis, Ling Toong, Dimitris Troaditis, Lucy Van Come dig the sounds of Diane's jazz verse, dreamy bohemia, psychedelic word […]

Free

Laura Fisher Does Passionate Tongues Poetry!

The Brothers Public House 42 Johnson Street, Fitzroy

Hello everyone, next Tuesday night is Passionate Tongues Poetry night! And the feature performer is LAURA FISHER. Laura hosts the wonderful reading Girls On Key as well as being a terrific poet and reader. Catch her words and the beautiful open mic happening in a welcoming, friendly space at The Brothers Public House, 42 Johnson […]

Free

Poetesis Open Mic Summons You

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

The stars have aligned and the moon is new as we gather to perform a ritual of expression   Behind the bookcase our coven of witches, wizards and poets will meet to share spells with the loose theme/writing prompt of MAGICK (Do with that what thou wilt)   Free entrySign up on the night   […]

Free

Harmony Week Performance

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A ‘potluck’ lunch in recognition of World Harmony Day. The Darebin Intercultural Centre & Victoria Police welcome newly arrived people as established Australians to join us for a community ‘potluck’ lunch in recognition of World Harmony Day. Slamalamadingdong, in collaboration with Darebin Intercultural Centre, is curating an hour of poetry and music! Full artist line […]

Free

Cherry Poets presents the launch of Ela Fornalska’s The Dance Inside

Cherrytree Hotel 53 Balmain St, Cremorne

Cherry Poets and pApEr WaVeS present: the long awaited book launch of 'The Dance Inside' - Ela Fornalska's first full-length poetry collection. And because this is a special event we're running with a different format to our usual, just for this week. We will be running a tight timeline so read on. 3 minute open […]

Free

‘Let Your Hair Down’ Open Mic Poetry Picnic

Carlton Gardens

Slama and Soul Lounge acknowledges that our slam takes place on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, and on Kaurna land, respectively. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded, no treaty was signed and it always was and always will be Aboriginal land. WE ARE BACK SLAMAFAMA! (Whoa it feels good […]

$2.00

Slamalamadingdong 2 Round Slam (BACK IN THE FLESH)

Hares and Hyenas 63 Johnston St, Fitzroy, Melbourne

*deep inhale* IN PERSON SLAMALAMADINGDONG IS BACK! Slama acknowledges that our slam takes place in Naarm, on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded, no treaty was signed and it always was and always will be Aboriginal land. -------------------------------------------------------------------- Join us for our very first […]

$5 – $23

Girls on Key Feat. Saint Jorge & Kristen de Kline Book Launch

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, Saint Jorge and Kristen de Kline. Kristen will be launching her book Lawless (Girls on Key Press) Open mic with 5 minute time limit - sign up on the night. Please […]

$8 – $10

‘Flesh into Blossom’ book launch

Open Studio 204 High St, Northcote

Leila Lois' 'Flesh into Blossom' is a debut collection of poetry from Girls On Key, a multi-disciplinary press, loved by the Melbourne arts community. The book can be previewed here, with reviews from awarded writers from Australia, New Zealand and even The New Yorker. Here are the details for the launch event at BIGBANG STUDIOS, […]

$20

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