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Calling Spoken Word Artists And Performance Poets!

Going West Festival Poetry Slam 2014

Calling Spoken Word Artists And Performance Poets!


On Friday 12 September at 8pm, the annual Going West Poetry Slam takes place at the Titirangi War Memorial Hall.

Directed by Doug Poole and assisted by MC Zane Scarborough. Guest judges Selina Tusitala Marsh, Grace Taylor and Ben Brown.

The Grand Final prizes:

First prize $1000

Second prize $500

Third prize $300

There will be four heats and one Grand Final. Three finalists from each heat will compete in the Grand Final.

HEATS

East and South

Friday 29 August, 6-8pm at Fresh Gallery Otara, Shop 5, 46 Fairmall, Otara Town Centre.

North and Central

Thursday 4 September, 5-7.30pm at Central City Library, 44 - 46 Lorne Street, Auckland Central.

Saturday 6 September, 7-9.30pm at Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson.

Fourth and Final Heat

A fourth heat will take place on Poetry Slam Grand Final night, Saturday 13 September, registrations from 7.30.pm for an 8pm start. There are a limited number of registrations available for this heat.

Grand Final

Poetry Slam Grand Final, Saturday 13 September, Titirangi War Memorial Hall, 8pm.

Register to perform from 7.30pm.

Email for information: poetryslam@goingwestfest.co.nz

Going West Poetry Slam Director Doug Poole: Dougpoole3@gmail.com

Tickets: eventfinder.co.nz Going West Festival: www.goingwestfest.co.nz

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