|Thu, 21 Aug 2014||7:30pm|
|Thu, 18 Sep 2014||7:30pm|
|Thu, 16 Oct 2014||7:30pm|
|Thu, 20 Nov 2014||7:30pm|
The Jam Slam (Stripped Back!)
featuring Morganics and Randi Janelle (NZ)
Are you ready for your monthly dose of the Slamalama elixir? A seriously potent potion of spoken word, music, collaboration and community. It’s time to come and get a hit of eight solo instrumentalists making fire on stage in spontaneous improv as they back the poetry of our eight slammers!
This month each individual poet and muso will be paired live on the night. Each pair will have a limited time to dialogue about what they will create under the direction and guidance of our in house Genius of Rhythm; Poet, Muso and Composer Meena Shamaly.
Not only will we be transported to uncharted territories of poetic sound throughout the slam...But our two features this month are set to stun the belief back into you: that spoken word, language, orality infused with rhythm and integrity has the power to make us whole, bringing us into unity... making SPARK, BLAZE, COMBUSTION, FIYYYYAHHHH- you know, that life force that keeps us going in the dark cold of winter. We are making COMMUNITY equal IMMUNITY! So are you ready for your monthly dose?
Come and get your hit and watch out for the JAM SLAM with the full band next month with a very very special guest!
No where else can you experience the juicy heart spill that is Slamalama. We got the:
MC: “That’s how we roll!”
Audience: “At the Bella Union yo!”
8 slot slam
2 slot open mic
The best vibes and awesome prizes
We honour the Slam Papi Philosophy - read the details HERE.
6.00PM Doors open & Poet Registrations start
6.30PM CPoet Registrations end & ollaborations commence
7.30PM Show starts
Slamalamadingdong channels an electric underground street energy equal to the biggest and best spoken word scenes in the world from New York to Berlin.
Simultaneously, the series extends the practice of slamming into workshops, community forums and above all, not just a competition but a solid, inter-disciplinary and highly entertaining show- perfect for the spoken word poetry virgin coming out to a slam for the first time or the seasoned performer in need of an audience to test out some “new shit.”
Every month over one hundred humans thirsty for stories and poetry flock to Slamalamadingdong to benefit from what this didactic event series has to offer.
(+$2 booking fee - $10 at the door)
(+ $2 booking fee - $15 at the door)
|Thu, 21st August, 2014||7:30pm|
|Thu, 18th September, 2014||7:30pm|
|Thu, 16th October, 2014||7:30pm|
|Thu, 20th November, 2014||7:30pm|