Wednesday, October 24, 2007

VOICES: Human Rights Poetry in Glasgow

An evening of innovative new Human Rights and Animal Rights Poetry and Prose

Performed with panache by some of Scotland’s top performance Poets.

The writer Ashby McGowan is developing a new style of poem, which has numerous voices intermingling. The effect varies from cacophony to sheer musical delight. Directed by Anita Govan, this promised to be a poetry night unlike any other!

Basura Blanca
The Brunswick Hotel, 106 Brunswick Street, Merchant City, Glasgow, G1 1TF.

8 PM to 9.30 PM. Monday 10th December
International Human Rights day.
Entrance Free, but donations gleefully accepted.

Ashby McGowan is a Human Rights and Animal Rights Campaigner and has been helped in this project by conFAB. Founded in January 2004, conFAB aims to to support, develop and expand opportunities for writers of all mediums, encouraging the innovative growth of the arts of the written and spoken word across Scotland and internationally.

This work has been funded by: The Scottish Book Trust and Glasgow District Council. Many Thanks to them! This work has been directed and developed over the last few months by Anita Govan: who is a performance poet with her own book of poems recently printed. And, the Producer is Rachel Jury of conFAB. The confab website is:

The Performers are: Wendy Miller, Allison Julia Taudevin, Lorna Callery,
Tracy Patrick, Martin O’Connor, and Tawona Sithole.

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