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Saturday, July 04, 2009

North Beach Poetry Nights Slam at The Crane Bar MONDAY JULY 13TH

North Beach Poetry Nights presents on Monday July 13th at 9 pm in The Crane Bar, Sea Road, Galway

The North Beach Poetry Nights' July 2009 Slam with Guest Performance Poet: Pamela Brown (from The Poetry Chicks) and Cabaretist Conner Kelly on piano.

The Poetry Chicks have had another busy year and are regular performers on the British and Irish poetry scenes. At the end of June they performed at this year's Glastonbury festival, as well as this year returning to Electric Picnic and Flatlake festival.

Pamela Brown (50% of The Poetry Chicks) is a published poet who has written comedy sketches for radio. She has had two plays produced,one of which was performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (1993). Collaborating with the Dutch photographer Jan Voster, her work has been exhibited in Holland and Ireland. She is currently a member of Artists in Creative Enterprise and was a leading facilitator for Wordflight, a prose and poetry project resulting in an anthology by young writers.

Conner Kelly is a 19-year old keyboard virtuoso and cabaretist from Derry, who regularly does support with The Poetry Chicks.
His new album is due for release in 2 weeks' time.

Poets wishing to take part in the 2-Round Slam please bring along
two three-minute poems, preferrably memorized.

The winner of each month's Slam goes forward to the 2009 North Beach Poetry Nights' Grand Slam in December 2009. The prize for the Grand Slam winner is publication of a collection of her/his work.

Admission 5/ 3 Euro.

info: john walsh @ 593290

North Beach Poetry Nights acknowledges the financial support of The Arts Council and Galway City Council.