Hub for SPOKEN WORD, NEW WRITING and MUSIC. All writing welcome at the open mic - fiction, flash, micro, poetry, performance poetry etc. 5 or 6 mins per spot. Guest musicians back by popular demand are FREAKY MEAT. Combine elements of jazz, rock, funk and metal with beat-speak vocal styles inspired by Kerouac, Waits, Zappa and Capt Beefheart and you get Auckland-based Beatspeak innovators FREAKY MEAT. Showcasing the sophisticated styles of JOHN McNAB (guitar), ROD REDGRAVE (percussion) and JULIAN PETTITT (bass) with the mesmerising narratives of life both real and envisioned by SHANE HOLLANDS (beat poetry). With word challenges, chocolates, chickens and random book prizes...and MC Anita Arlov.
Please bring koha for our musicians. free entry. Freaky Meat on at 8 pm.