Performance Poetry

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Poet in the City and Apples & Snakes invite you to the Spoken Word All Stars – live at the Pierhead, Cardiff Bay

An all-star cast of some of today’s brightest poets, performing an original show with the award-winning jazz musican Jason Yarde.

Kick back and enjoy as these wordsmiths take you on a journey of tales and thoughts, comedy, tragedy, romance, philosophy backed by an addictive mix of musical loops, beats and melodies.

Featuring touring poet and musician Chris Redmond, poet, singer and songwriter OneNess, World Slam Champion Kat Francois and the unique blend of poetry, rap and chant of El Crisis.

Plus very special guest poet Peter Finch, Cardiff resident and director of the distinguished poetry organisation Academi. Don’t miss the opportunity to see this great contemporary poet performing in partnership with jazz maestro Jason Yarde!

Spoken Word All Stars – live at the Pierhead, Cardiff Bay
An all-star cast of some of today’s brightest poets, performing an original show with the award-winning jazz musican Jason Yarde.

Kick back and enjoy as these wordsmiths take you on a journey of tales and thoughts, comedy, tragedy, romance, philosophy backed by an addictive mix of musical loops, beats and melodies.

Featuring touring poet and musician Chris Redmond, poet, singer and songwriter OneNess, World Slam Champion Kat Francois and the unique blend of poetry, rap and chant of El Crisis.

Plus very special guest poet Peter Finch, Cardiff resident and director of the distinguished poetry organisation Academi. Don’t miss the opportunity to see this great contemporary poet performing in partnership with jazz maestro Jason Yarde!

As Seen on Sky Arts:

Our journey started at Latitude Festival in July 2010,
has been travelling the UK, and is next to visit
the Pierhead in Cardiff Bay on Thursday 31 March.

For a flavour of the show, you can watch this video
of our visit to Latitude last summer, filmed by Sky Arts:
http://www.skyarts.co.uk/video/sky-arts-atthe-spoken-word-all-stars-tour-2010/

And Online:

Read more about our poets and the tour
Including videos, audio clips and interviews at www.spokenwordallstars.com

The show will take place at
the Pierhead, The National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff CF99 1NA

Doors open 5.30pm, performance begins at 6pm

To reserve a place in the audience, please email spokenwordallstars@live.co.uk or call 07908 367488
Tickets are free but reservation is essential.

Tweet @wordallstars
And follow us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.co.uk/event.php?eid=122053187840684

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