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Going West Festival Theatre and Poetry Slam


The theatre season starts this Thursday 23 August and the Poetry Slam heats are underway. All details:

The Poetry Slam offers the biggest cash prizes for a poetry slam in New Zealand, with $1000 for first place, $750 second and $500 third.
The three winners then represent Auckland at the National NZ Poetry Slam in Wellington at the end of October, with that winner to compete in the Australian Poetry Slam in Sydney on 1 December.

THEATRE SEASON where we once belonged
Opens 23 August - 26 August at the Glen Eden Playhouse Theatre unforgettable singing, dancing, drumming, laughing, crying-out-loud, warts-and-all celebration of Pacific life.
Dave Armstrong's adaptation of Zia Figiel's Commonwealth prize-winning novel.

Heat 2, Thursday 23 August, Zeal, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson
Registration from 6pm
Slam starts at 7pm
Saturday 25 August
Titirangi Library, 500 South Titirangi Road

Registration from 12.30pm
Slam starts at 1 pm
Saturday 1 September
Mangere Arts Centre, corner Orly Ave and Bader Drive, Mangere

Registration from 6.00pm
Slam starts at 7pm
Saturday 8 September
Titirangi War Memorial Hall, 500 South Titirangi Road

Registration from 6.30pm (please note: registrations are limited)
Slam starts at 7pm
Grand Final to follow Heat Five at approximately 8pm


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