Thursday, November 04, 2010

BIRMINGHAM: Rhymes - Meet The Laureates

Thursday, 18th November, 2010, 8pm, £5
Margaret Rose Abri Cafe,
58-59 Cheapside,
B12 0PG

Meet Birmingham's new Poet Laureates plus three other fantastic poets in the intimate atmosphere of Digbeth's new creative hub.

This months poets:

Roy McFarlane in one of his first outings as Birmingham's new Poet Laureate.
Jordan Westcarr, Birmingham's phenomenally talented new Young Poet Laureate.
Fatima Al Matar, a mesmerising poet with truly beautiful verses on love, motherhood and other matters of the heart.
Sean Colletti, a poet from Southern California, currently earning his second degree at the University of Birmingham, known for his deadpan delivery. Joining him is his good friend Andy Cook, a performer from Sheffield who enjoys silencing crowded rooms. His heartbeat is is 7/12 time and his Mum calls him Sunshine Boy.

There will be tea, coffee, soft drinks, cakes and snacks on sale and you are welcome to bring your own alcohol.

Check out some video clips of past' Rhymes' on or listen on Plus the 'Rhymes' group on facebook.

Want more poetry? Then don't miss the Apples and Snakes Tour 'Spoken Word All Stars' on the 20th November, 8pm at the MAC Centre and if your a poet come along at 4pm for a fantastic professional development opportunity at 'Tuned On', a panel discussion with the All Stars plus a chance to network with promoters. For tickets contact MAC on 01214463232

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