Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Shopping Centre Performances in Burnley, Thursday 20th March

Big Art Poetry brings together four fabulous poets in who’ll take you on a journey from Rap to Sestinas and back again. A concoction of dynamic poetry that will stop you in your tracks!

Char March, award-winning performance poet, will be take you on a poetic rollercoaster - generously laced with wit and humour - through the rock-strewn terrain of life, love and coffeespoons.
‘Char is a highly entertaining and genuinely original voice - her carefully-crafted poetry patterns together to produce salt, lemon and tequila. Cheers!’ Ian Duhig

Samira Arhin-Acquah, MC and spoken word artist, critically acclaimed for I hear Voices ‘their show is a bold move into that exciting area where performance, poetry, spoken word and street music meet theatre to create something wholly new… moving and inspirational.’ Kevin Bourke, Manchester Evening News

Maya Chowdhry’s poetry takes you from haggis curry and oceans mixing and alluding to the possibilities for new recipes to live by.
‘Here’s a collection of poems that will reach out and touch you in the night. Honest, intimate and moving.’ Jackie Kay

The award winning poet Graham Mort’s ‘intense but scrupulous observations of nature and work are always balanced; by passion on one side of human affairs, by war on the other.’
‘Graham Mort's Visibility is a dexterous and technically assured collection’ Sarah Crown, Guardian

Where: Charter Walk Shopping Centre, Burnley

When: Thursday 20th March, hourly performances between 12 and 4pm

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