Tuesday 16 November 2010

Performance Poet Blair Reeve Performs (17th November, 2010)

Originally posted on 21st October, 2010.

Women in Publishing Society Hong Kong

Invites you to
participate in an evening
of performance poetry

New Zealand performance poet
Blair Reeve

Blair will give us an insight into the whys and wherefores
of live performance poetry when he gets up to strut
his verbal stuff for our next gathering.

Blair Reeve has been reciting performance poetry for fifteen years. From his humble origins in Dunedin through the big smokes of Auckland and Tokyo, Blair ended up in Hong Kong. Blair recites monthly at the Poetry Outloud meetings in the Fringe Club in Central. He has recited his poetry in New York, London, Dublin, Tokyo, and Hong Kong, and yet despite wowing international crowds with his unique take on rhythm and meaning, Blair is a shy, humble poet, happy to share his work and inspirations with the man or woman on the street. Come to enjoy some great rhymin’ times as well as the chance to read something rhythmical yourself. If you have written any of your own poetry, please bring it along.

Date: Wednesday, 17th Nov, 2010
Time: 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm
Venue: Hughes Room, Foreign Correspondents’ Club,
2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong
Admission: $100 (WiPS members); $200 (non-members)

Registration: Registration required. EMAIL events@hkwips.org and write ‘poetry’ in the subject line. Payment can be made at the door by cash or cheque made out to “Women in Publishing Society”

Cancellations can only be accepted up to 48 hours before an event. The Hong Kong Women in Publishing Society is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting the status of women in publishing and other industries. It provides networking and training opportunities through events and workshops.

Blaire Reeve's poetry was published in issue#6 of Cha.

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