Monday April 29th! CANDY ROYALLE on tour from AUSTRALIA! Plus the U.N. of Poetry Country Guess Challenge!

Still trying for a 9pm start!

Help us end national poetry month here in the U.S. with yet another international guest poetry superstar! 

candyroyalle Originally a performance poet, CANDY ROYALLE has expanded across artistic boundaries with collaborative works that have seen her teaming up with photographers, film makers, visual artists and musicians. Most recently she has layered her rhythmic words and hypnotic voice with the unique sounds of funk, jazz and soul trio Sloppy Joe for their collaborative work “Stories by Starlight” which was nominated for the Sydney Fringe Festival Music Award. This builds on her experience working with both classical and contemporary musicians, including members of the London Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Australian Chamber Orchestra. Another recent collaboration was a commissioned work which saw Royalle’s words photographed on the shadow-lit bodies of nude models. Royalle also bends genres by integrating sound effects using FX and loop pedals in her candyroyalle2performances. Royalle’s career has taken her across both the frontiers of performance art, and the world. She’s captivated audiences internationally, including Spain, the UK and America. In Australia, Royalle is a festival veteran. Her one-woman show ‘Love Spectacular’ sold-out at Sydney’s first Fringe Festival where it was nominated for the “Show-stopping Individual Performance Award” and continued to win rave reviews at Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival and the Adelaide Fringe. Royalle’s work has been covered in many major media outlets including Fairfax, News Limited, CNN and a host of local and street press. Check out www.candyroyalle.com

unitednationsBONUS RUCKUS: THE UNITED NATIONS OF POETRY Guess where? Challenge! To help celebrate more international poets on tour, coming through our town, we want to send a shout out to fellow word writes from around the world! Here’s how it goes. NICHOLAS EARL DAVIS reads a piece, you buzz in and guess the country of origin. First to get three correct wins a tasty frosty prize!

Many many thanks for those who voted us BEST POETRY SERIES womag2013awardin WOMAG’s BEST OF READERS POLL! We continue to work hard to never let our Monday Night Folks down! We also are happy to report that our first ROAD SHOW at CLARK UNIVERSITY was a success! We got all kinds of good will and momentum for this “First Friday” Showcase Upstairs at Ralphs this friday as we welcome Boston Poetry Slam Legend HARLYM 125 plus the musical comedic stylings of none other than NIKKI LUPERELLI! Guest showcase, games, snacks, DUCT TAPE band! We’re kicking May off correct! Come down this Monday to get your $2 discount coupon for Friday’s Showcase! YOSH & CHICKEN are ready to get down, before they get upstairs! DR. CHRIS is rocking snacktime this Monday! Thanks! We are still in need of a guest visual artist for this Monday!

We’ll leave you with some great words from our feature!

 

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