2-6 September 2020 at the Fugard Theatre | OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN

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Poetica

What the Water Remembers

  • Date: 04/09/2019
  • Venue: Fugard Studio
  • Time: 18.00 - 19.00
  • Price: R50
  • Tickets: Required

This multilingual poetry production explores our personal, historical, socio-economic and spiritual relationships to water in the Mother City. Why did it refuse to rain for 2 years? What might happen if we don’t listen to the water? And how can we learn to care for it anew? With Pieter Odendaal, Lwanda Sindaphi, Toni Stuart and […]

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Grounding Sessions #CocreatePoetica Edition

  • Date: 05/09/2019
  • Venue: Raptor Room
  • Time: 18:30 - 20:30
  • Price: RR45
  • Tickets: Required
  • RSVP: Required

Join the fabulous Roché Kester on the iconic Grounding Sessions stage for a blend of open mic and featured guests.
Featured poets: Mackenzie Berry, Diana Ferrus, Jitsvinger, Sisipho Makambi and Winslow Schalkwyk.
Book your open mic slot by mailing groundingsessions@gmail.com

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Poetry for Life

Come and support the finalists in this poetry-speaking competition targeting high school learners, reciting well-known international and contemporary South African poems! Poetry for Life was introduced in South Africa in 2015, and is linked to similar competitions in the USA, Canada, England, Ireland, Scotland & the Caribbean

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Prim Poetry on Fire

  • Date: 06/09/2019
  • Venue: Central Library: Arena
  • Time: 14.00 - 15.00
  • Price: Free entry
  • Tickets: Not required
  • RSVP: Required

Join Primrose Mrwebi and the young poets she has been mentoring for a curated open mic session
RSVP to primpoetry@gmail.com

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Tickets are not required for this event, but please RSVP

Ndimthanda Ngesingqala

  • Date: 06/09/2019
  • Venue: Fugard Studio
  • Time: 20.00 - 21.30
  • Price: R45
  • Tickets: Required

Join the Lingua Franca artists on a poetic exploration of how fatherlessness haunts young Black fathers. Featured Poets: Anele Kose, Khanyiso Mabodla, Mbongeni Nomkonwana and Lwanda Sindaphi. Band: Ginger Lubengu, Babalwa Makwetu, Luvo Miselo, Zama Qambi and Litha Xabadiya

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OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN
2-6 September 2020

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