Slamalamadingdong, Melbourne’s premiere poetry slam, run by one of the scene’s community building heavyweights, Michelle Dabrowski is back after a month long hiatus and boy did our calendar miss it. With a new look and poster, the June slam will feature “the daring, the fiery, the original Melbourne’s own Maxine Beneba Clark” alongside a limited slam of 7 competitors. It’s also the beginning of some exciting experimentation with the slam format. There’s a teaser for a ‘jam slam’ with musical accompaniment and later on, they’re going to be playing with the ‘interview slam’ format where competitors are interviewed after they perform and are scored.
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