This Saturday 1st February we have the wonderful poets Tim Edwards + Rajan Sharma to entertain us.
Tim Edwards has been writing for as long as he can remember but probably only started to become seriously "obsessed" while completing post grad units in Creative Writing at Curtin University in the early 1990's. It was there he had the very good fortune to meet and listen to writers like Elizabeth Jolley and Andrew Burke. - to name a few.
Much of Tim's work focusses on the theme of nostalgia and the potency of memory. The importance of place and landscape also invariably feature in his poetry, the seeds for which he suspects were planted in the late 1970s, when he spent several years working in the Pilbara. His poems have been published in a variety of Australian journals including Westerly, Island, Quadrant, Heat and Eureka Street as well as the Weekend Australian newspaper.
In September last year Tim was a guest reader at Voicebox in Fremantle.
Rajan Sharma is an actor, writer and theatre-maker from the UK; appearing in indie feature film Hackney's Finest, as well as making regular stage appearances with theatre collective KinkyFish, a community of international creatives dedicated to collaborative, innovative theatre-making. Here, in his first trip to Perth and making his FringeWorld debut at Paper Mountain, Rajan is touring as writer-performer of The Mariner's Song, an epic narrative poem inspired by ancient myth, his family history, and his experience crewing on a deep sea challenge; receiving great acclaim in recent years at the Edinburgh Fringe, the piece featured on both 'Three-to-See Poetic Shows' and '10-Must-See Spoken Word Shows' in 2019.
Please join us to celebrate poetry this Saturday afternoon 2pm - 4pm at the Moon Café, 323 William Street Northbridge with Tim Edwards + Rajan Sharma + open-mike.
This next few weeks, we have the following features + usual open mike:
1-Feb-20 Tim Edwards + Rajan Sharma + open-mike
8-Feb-20 Neil j (Bruther) BRiLO Pattinson in # Celaberating? "A" Life UnSpectakular # + open-mike
15-Feb-20 Coral Carter, launch of Backyard Listening + open-mike
22-Feb-20 David Stavanger (Qld) + open-mike
29-Feb-20 Letters to the Earth (Writing to a Planet in Crisis) + open-mike, more details to come, that Saturday date only occurs every 28years …
All with open-mike, not to be missed …
If you want to see Raj’s Fringe Show, details below:
Show title: THE MARINER'S SONG Dates + Times: Wed 29 Jan to Sun 02 Feb, 8.30pm (60mins)
Venue: The Common Room @ Paper Mountain [267 William St., Northbridge WA 6000]
Written & Performed by: RAJAN SHARMA
FRINGE WORLD booking link: https://fringeworld.com.au/whats_on/the-mariner-s-song-fw2020
Use Discount Promo Code TEMPEST at checkout for 30% off [available for a limited number of tickets only each night]. Other group discounts and Friends of Fringe discounts also available.