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Zamia Theatre

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North Tamborine, QLD 4272

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Queensland Poetry Festival joins forces with the Calanthe Collective and local producer Ruth Gardner to present Travelled Tongues at the Zamia Theatre, August 26th from 2pm to 4pm in a casual cabaret setting.

The afternoon will feature poetry of diverse generations, the locality of Tamborine Mountain & the cultures within the Scenic Rim area and their history both past & present. In the soulful 100 year old Zamia theatre guests will be treated to a broad range of stories, music and poetry by some of the regions living treasures, musical diamonds along with the work of our brightest new voices in poetry. Expect to laugh, to be moved, to share your table with new friends and to be inspired.

Margy Rose & Sue Bell will present the beautiful words of Judith Wright arranged to music, a project that both the well-respect local artists have been working on. Aunty Ruby Rose will welcome the audience and artists to country then invited them through story to embrace the concepts of the oldest continuous living culture on earth. Living treasure Raymond Curtis on the cusp of his 90th Birthday will read his moving original compositions detailing the spellbinding local environment and his life living on Tamborine Mountain. There will be bush bards, some reciting in German & Icelandic and a scottish folk troubadour to add to the musical offering.

Featured Poets & Story tellers:
Aunty Ruby Rose, Raymond Curtis, Geoff Sharp, TJ Wilkshire,
Joe Simington, Alison MacPhail, Joy Drescher, Arne Lange

Musical performance from:
Margy Rose & Sue Bell, Susannah Lathlean & Donnie Mackay

Hosted by Ruth Gardner

Co-presented by Queensland Poetry Festival & Gardner Grows

with assistance from the Calanthe Collective

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