Monthly Archives: October 2011

Poejazzi Presents: The King’s Will Plus Support, Dec 13 at C.A.M.P

We can think of no better way to end the Year Of The Poet (Verse 2) than a performance of possibly the most ambitious spoken word/electronica album of recent years. Ladies and Gentlemen; it’s the début gig of The King’s Will’s As The … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Recommends… OneTaste Festival, Nov 6th 2011 and Competition

OneTaste’s 6th annual festival is this collectives highlight event of the year. This renowned music and spoken word collective, made their name by helping launch some of the UK’s most amazing talent: Newton Faulkner, Jamie Woon, Portico Quartet, Little Dragon, … Continue reading

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Jodi Ann Bickley and Poppy Tibbetts

You live in Birmingham, you like poetry. Therefore you know Jodi Ann Bickley. Her work as the host and founder of the Speak Up nights is exemplary. Her style is somewhere between Poeticat and Polarbear; monologue based, observational, with a deceptively simple internal … Continue reading

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MEGATON NO 3: MUSA OKWONGA HOSTS POEJAZZI’S 5TH

Our third and final Megaton Announcement: Musa Okwonga -member of acclaimed poetry group A Poem Inbetween People, Author of critically lauded football books A Cultured Left Foot and Will You Manage, one half of electro outfit The King’s Will, face … Continue reading

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And In Other News: Paula Varjack Tours the UK

Our favourite bespectacled poet from Germany and co-founder of the excellent Anti-Slam, Paula Varjack, will be touring the UK this autumn. Paula possesses spades of wit, humour, and a pleasantly offbeat style of poetry, so do yourselves all kinds of … Continue reading

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MEGATON NO 2: Sabrina Mahfouz Debuts At Poejazzi!

Poejazzi is proud to announce our fifth anniversary will feature a terribly overdue long awaited performance from poetry/theatre powerhouse… SABRINA MAHFOUZ! Sabrina’s made a name on the circuit for her darkly comic narratives, weird yet real characters and accomplished lyrical style. … Continue reading

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My art is a house party

This blog was prompted by a tweet from Amelia Ideh (@putmeonit): “I so dearly wish more artists could differentiate between people not liking their music and not liking them.” It really got me thinking, which is why I’m typing this … Continue reading

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MEGATON NO 1: Scroobius Pip Performs At Poejazzi’s 5th!

Yes, the cat ‘s out of the bag, the chicken has flown the coop, the pigs have fled the butchery, the alien has hatched, wiggled out a crack in the laboratory wall and face-hugged a Member of Parliament… Poejazzi’s 5th anniversary … Continue reading

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