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Ahead of the 2019 Brisbane Writers Festival, TCI has a quick Q&A with the 2017 Australian Poetry Slam champion, Solli Raphael.
In the leadup to his one-night event with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra as part of WAVE Festival, which is a celebration of modern sounds and classical music, Luka Lesson chatted with us about his influences, his wisdom and the power in his words.
Presented by Vulcana Womenâ€™s Circus, Fluid hit the Brisbane Powerhouse last Wednesday as a part of the MELT festivalâ€™s second year running. True to the cabaretâ€™s name, Fluid presented a line-up of talent across multiple disciplines that flowed perfectly between acts, tackling sexuality, disability and gender roles.
Remember thatÂ sceneÂ inÂ She’s All ThatÂ where Freddie Prinze Jr.’s character gets on stage to do a candid, sort-of-poetic hacky sack performance?
You don’t? No to worry, it wasn’t really slam poetry anyway… or was it?
If slam poetry is an entirely new …