Austin Poetry Slam
Andrea Gibson, Anis Mojgani, Buddy Wakefield and Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
appear with Austin performers including
The Austin Poetry Slam and Sky Candy Aerial Arts
November 9 and 17 at ND Studios, 501 N. I-35, entrance via east side on Brushy Street (click for map)
November 29 at Spiderhouse Ballroom, 2906 Fruth Street (click for map)
This November Austin stages will be graced by four internationally celebrated spoken word greats: Andrea Gibson, Anis Mojgani, Buddy Wakefield and Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz. All four of these poets are part of the Write Bloody publishing house, hence this November is being dubbed “Write Bloody Poetry Month”. There will be three chances to catch the action, including one slam feature and two excellent independent shows.
All shows start at 8 p.m. and tickets for individual shows range from $5 - $15. To purchase tickets, please visit http://writebloody.eventbrite.com.
Wednesday, November 9th at the ND: Andrea Gibson
with performances from the Austin Poetry Slam
This is the first time Andrea will be performing in Austin. She is the winner of the 2008 Women’s World Poetry Slam and placed 3rd in the world on two International stages. Andrea has been showcased on Free Speech TV, THE BBC, Air America, CSPAN, NPR, and her first book, Pole Dancing to Gospel Hymns, won the DIY Poetry Book of the Year and was nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize. This show will be hosted by Austin Poetry Slammaster, Danny Strack, and will feature opening acts by 2011 APS team members Lacey Roop, Jomar Valentin, Good Ghost Bill and others.
For more information on Andrea, check out andreagibson.org.
Click to view the rest of calendar and additional information at AustinLiveTheatre.com. . . .