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CALL FOR ENTRIES! ROUNDHOUSE POETRY SLAM! DEADLINE TUESDAY 24TH JULY!

Are you young? 16-25 young? Do you write words? Hmm? You like similies, imagery, metaphors? Do you often say these words out loud, A Capella, with or without the use of humour/rhyme/rhythm, at/to other people, as a means to express a … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Recommends Sound & Silents: Mary Pickford Revived

This is a wicked idea: you show three classic silent short films – all starring Canadian Hollywood pioneer Mary Pickford– and then you commission three cutting edge female musicians  to create new compositions to soundtrack each short. EVERYBODY WINS. EYES AND … Continue reading

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Poejazzi Recommends: Chill Pill @ Soho featuring Jon Sands

I am so going down to this! An outstanding line up from one of london’s consistently outstanding events; Chill Pill @ Soho theatre tomorrow (!) features New York storyteller poet Jon Sands-google him, he’ll make you happy- and genuinely rising … Continue reading

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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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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 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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Poejazzi’s 5th Anniversary Feat Cornelia, MistaGee

Poejazzi, hailed by the Southbank Centre as “London’s premier poetry and music night”, celebrates its 5th anniversary with a brilliant array of talent. There will be music from Cornelia, the Swedish singer-songwriter whose beautiful blend of folk and electronica has been praised by Flying … Continue reading

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Charlie Dark Live Score of Black Orpheus at Southbank Centre

Black Orpheus is one of the best films I’ve ever seen, having never seen it on le big screen I am very excited about Charlie Dark’s live re-score/re-mix at the South Bank Center as part of the Vision Sound Music … Continue reading

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Poejazzi: This sunday at Volupte lounge. Come Down!

Hi all, by now you know the drill…the line-up is fantastic, consisting of Nii Aykwei Parkes, Commonwealth Prize-nominated writer and poet; and Paul Cree and Sean Mahoney, two poets from the free-flowing, fast-rising poetry collective The Rubix Collective.  There’ll also be a solo flute … Continue reading

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