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Bar Oussou Spoken Word

24 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

A night for the poetic sweepings of the inner north to degenerate into sleaze, vitriol, and confusion.

KoLABorAYshun featuring The Bitter Disappointments and Helchild

25 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne’s premiere multimedia experimental Spoken Word event is back!

Writers on Wednesdays: Feminist Writing

26 April 2017
Writers Victoria
Karen Pickering

Raising your voice as a feminist writer may be difficult at times but it's also powerful, important, and...

Lunchtime Story Lounge

26 April 2017
There's Always Something Happening...
Story Lounge

Story Lounge is a story time for adults, with hand-picked stories and poems read aloud in a relaxed...

The Paperback Bookshop Salon Series

26 April 2017
Peter Bakowski

Join us to hear poet Peter Bakowski read.

BROW TALKS Season One presented by RMIT's non/fictionLab: Lecture...

26 April 2017
The Lifted Brow
Chad Parkhill, The Lifted Brow, non/fictionLab

Lecture Four – Wednesday 26 April, 6pm for 6.30

Chad Parkhill

Book launch: Which Cult Should I Join? - Wed 26 Apr 2017 at 6:30pm

26 April 2017
Readings Bookshop

Wed 26 Apr 2017 at 6:30pm

Melbourne Poets Union Celebrates Fabulous Women featuring Fee Sievers and...

26 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Poets Union (MPU) is a self-funded not for profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of...

Poetry at Absinthesalon featuring John McKelvie

26 April 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by Melbourne street poetry legend, Grant Alexander Mccracken, at Absinthesalon.