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Story-Fest 2017: 13-15 Oct

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Harry Jensen Activity Centre

17 Argyle Street

Millers Point, NSW 2000

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Welcome to Story-Fest: 3 days of live literary mayhem! Oct 13-15

This 5th annual spoken-word storm rolls into Sydney Harbour releasing a thunder-clap of stories that have never been told. No celebs, no politicians, just raw voices unleashed on stage.

Spoken-word, poetry, stories, lyrics and monologues. Story-Fest culminates in the electrifying Australian Poetry Slam - National Final at Sydney Opera House.

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Festival schedule:

FRIDAY 13TH OCTOBER

  • 12pm-2:30pm - Spoken Four: School Performance at Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre - download booking form
  • 7:30pm-10pm - Spoken Four at Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre - tickets sold here
  • 8:30pm-10:30pm - Australian Poetry Slam - Sydney Final at Sydney Dance Lounge - tickets on sale now!

SATURDAY 14TH OCTOBER

  • 1pm-2pm - Guffaw
    We invite emerging Sydney comedians to share their poetry with us. Will we be laughing at them or with them? Who knows! It’s going to be plenty of fun watching it unfold!
  • 2pm-3pm - Queerhyme
    Three of Australia’s most-loved queer poets share the stage in an unusual way, each taking turns to share a poem in response to a poem that came before. Prepare for laughter and heartbreak as is the way with amazing storytelling!
  • 3pm-4pm - Panel: Feminism in Poetry - What it’s like being a woman who can speak
    Three female poets from a cross-section of the discipline discuss their experiences as creators, their greatest challenges and what changes they would like to see in what can still feel like a male-dominated industry.
    Host: Candy Royalle
  • 4pm-5pm - Spoken-Word Women
    Story-Fest hands the mic over to some of the festival’s best female artists, inviting them to rip up their notebooks, destroy stereotypes and burn princess myths alive.
    Host: Lorin Reid
  • 7pm-9:30pm - Australian Poetry Slam - NSW Final at State Library of NSW - tickets on sale now!

SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER

  • 11am-1pm - Performing Writers Forum
    Meet other people working on spoken-word things around the country. Discuss visions, missions and actions for education programs, gigs, audiences and artform.
  • 7pm-9:30pm - Australian Poetry Slam - National Final at Sydney Opera House - tickets on sale now!
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Millers Point, NSW 2000

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