Thursday, November 01, 2007

Fresh (&) Poetry at the Palace: Apples & Snakes, with an Open Mic

Fresh, in association with Apples & Snakes

Are you in to poetry with a hip hop beat?

From fast'n'furious words to delicious moves'n'grooves, Fresh brings you a showcase of poetry blended with rap and music. There'll be guest acts from pioneering hip hop poets and dub poets, as well as open mic slots up for grabs on the night.

Featuring: Raw Jam artist-in-residence Frisko; beatboxer John Berkavitch; spoken word duo Under da Poetree; and dub poet Moqapi Selassie.

Go to and watch performers at the last Fresh: Tempest, Chris Rowan, Abstract Turmoil, Will Stopha and Kenny Baraka

When: Friday 2 November @ 8pm
Where: The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, SE8 4AG
Tickets: £6 /£5 concs /£4 under-25s
Box office: 020 8692 4446 /

Also recommended... Poetry at the Palace

Some of the best British performance poets come together for one night only. Expect wit and wordplay! Line up includes: Francesca Beard, 'the Queen of British performance poetry' (Metro), OneNess, nominated for Best Black female poet by Black Women in the Arts and [verb]swish. Plus, Edinburgh Fringe favourite Luke Wright presents his new live act Poet & Man whilst acting as compere for the evening.

Apples and snakes Offer: get tickets for just £5. Call the Box Office on 01923 225671 to book and quote 'Apples and Snakes'.

When: Friday 16 November @ 8pm
Where: Watford Palace Theatre, Clarendon Road, Watford WD17 1JZ - just 20 minutes from Euston on fast trains

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