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

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

Poetesis Open Mic Has the Blues

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

After an unintentional hiatus we're back and ready to open up and get emotional behind the bookshelf. The loose writing prompt/theme for this upcoming event will be embracing the MELANCHOLY of existence in all of it's darkness and beauty. So come on down and join our bleeding hearts club as we share the cathartic release […]

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

La Mama Poetica June 2021

La Mama Courthouse Theatre 349 Drummond St, Carlton

La Mama presented poetry for the first time in 1967, now curated by Amanda Anastasi, La Mama Poetica remains a night of some of the best spoken word and poetry that Melbourne has to offer, with a diverse selection of both emerging and established poets. In June we present: Michael Farrell Emilie Collyer Thabani Tshuma […]

$10 – $20

To The Ends Of The ‘Verse June

Open Studio 204 High St, Northcote

Hello hello, welcome! 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, O'Stranger-Tang! Sign up to the open mic by sending us a message at www.facebook.com/tteotv/ or […]

$5

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