Monthly Archives: March 2014

Review(s) – Shame and Tales From The Bedsit

2135-fitandcrop-594x337 Battersea Arts Centre decided to showcase, for a few dates in March, two one-man shows back to back: SHAME by John Berkavitch and Tales from the Bedsit by Paul Cree. Now, you probably aren’t the spoken word aficionados that we are, else you’d know John Berko and Cree are two of the UK most exciting ...

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What’s On – Talia Randall – Expectation At Roundhouse’s Circusfest – 26th March to 16 April

rsz_circusfest-expectation The sort of weird places Spoken Word is finding itself these days. I mean, let’s be honest: no one goes to the circus for poetry, just like no watches The Only Way Is Essex for finely crafted dialogue. But Circusfest is not any old clown-and-acrobats show, and Talia Randall has proven herself to be more ...

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New Music – Poejazzi Live Session – Jubilee Courts

Screen_Shot_2014-03-26_at_12.05.10 Poejazzi Live Sessions - Jubilee Courts performs Room With A View...

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London Showcase – Support Young Talent

Screen-Shot-2014-03-11-at-14-04-18 copy     Support Young Talent helps young musicians learn about their industry and how to take control of their careers. They’re holding their first London event tomorrow featuring emerging talent such as The Cramatics, H.A.M and Echotape. It’ll definitely be a great opportunity to get some new names on your playlists, tickets are available here....

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Good Things That Happened to Women in Film & TV – March

lena-dunham-01_171751684167.jpg_guides_hero copy Corrina Antrobus’ regular round up of  the best things to happen to women in film and TV (because sometimes in a world with a problematic relationship with gender we all need a little reminding, right?) Calls for Disney to Get Real Look at the size of a Disney Princess. If she were a real person she ...

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News – Bonafide Rojas – Renovatio

10003119_664438280270968_1904518021_n copy One of our favourite US poets, whose work stands out as beautifully on page as it does in person, Bonafide Rojas, is releasing his third poetry collection Renovatio (that you can listen to some of and download above) Bonafide is a NY based poet, musician & the author is of two previous collections of poetry: ...

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Guest Post – Rachel Modak Of The Unpublishables – Come All Ye Writers…

rsz_2013-12-19_164739 I’m a storyteller. Always have been and always will. When a story comes to mind and I write it down, I have to share my creation. That’s because I am a storyteller, and I know that even if I couldn’t read or write I’d still find some way to tell them. And that ‘some way’ ...

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New Music – Sula Bay – ODABO

a3363698166_2 copy We’ve waxed polemical about Bagel Project aka Sula Bay for over a year now and we are fast running out of adjectives to declare our love for her but in short there are 3 things you must know about her before pressing play on her new free album ODABO. 1. She writes and produces all ...

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The Interview – Gareth Lewis

Untitled_artwork14 copy The Interview – We take a look at the creative people behind the art, brands and projects that Poejaazi loves and thinks you will too. Get an insight into the arts’ future stars and its influencers. Gareth features on the free Poejazzi app: available on iOS and Android via  iTunes, Google Play and Samsung Apps now. What you do in ...

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We’re Live! – The Poejazzi App Goes Live

1780955_293985750726130_1401437159_o       Poejazzi Season One is a poignant, funny, and diverse collection of poems covering the interesting bits of every day life by some of the most respected artists in spoken word and the names we would bet money on becoming future stars. All of this will be accompanied by audio & video renditions, ...

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Poejazzi Introducing…Arts Emergency

861e9922d57517ab69d2c36ed541c75a59d41b766ce7d0cc96ba07d2b425542d Our new addition to the Poejazzi blog network is our favourite antidote to elitism in education, Arts Emergency. Arts Emergency is a charity on a mission to change “the lives of thousands of current and future students” they “aim to ensure the doors of the university are kept open for those most able to benefit ...

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Poejazzi Presents The Comet Is Coming, Hollie McNish, Hugh, These Ghosts, Deanna Rodger – April 29th

safe_image.php copy We’re so excited about April 29th’s stonkingly good line up  (we always are, great music and spoken word never gets old, but this one is going to be particularly special) As there’ll be no regular Poejazzi in May and then we’ll be off on our summer festival tour, we thought we’d treat you to a ...

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New Music – Samthing Soweto – Let It Happen (Spoek Mathambo Remix)

rsz_timthumb The closest I get to church these days is music. Vocals, in particular. Vocal harmonies, in particular-particular; that’s where gods would live if they ever had an address. Lyrics are all good and instruments are a thing, but gimme some lush vox making some organised noises and watch the world make sense of itself. So ...

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New Music – Poejazzi Live Session – LUNGS – Not Mine

Screen_Shot_2014-03-03_at_16.39.34 Poejazzi Live Sessions - LUNGS performs Not Mine...

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