Poets Perform for the Lady

Poets Perform for the Lady

Poets Perform for The Lady and the Unicorn  Watching performance poets is always a textural experience – words, flow, sound, movement. It’s such an energising process that being in the audience is a far from passive experience; a bit like REM sleep. But watching poets perform modern thoughts and words in front of the overpoweringly […]

The Dark Side of the Opera theatrical book launch

The Dark Side of the Opera theatrical book launch

The Dark Side of the Opera book launch and theatrical performance went off with pizzazz in front of a crowd of more than 60 attendees at the Nita McCrae Park's Abraham Mott Hall on Saturday night. Experimental in nature, the show stretched the audience's understanding of what a multi-media artist and poet can achieve in working on the themes of a poetry …

Theatrical performance based on poetry

Theatrical performance based on poetry

Theatrical performance based on poetry SSOA author Ferdinando Manzo’s latest poetry collection has been featured in an Italian magazine article. The magazine has reported on the theatrical performance Manzo is to direct at Millers Point next month in conjunction with the launch of his poetry collection, ‘The Dark Side of the Opera’. The performance …

Waratahs bloom in Australian haiku

Waratahs bloom in Australian haiku

Written by Australian poets in ordinary language, the following “one-breath” poems bring to mind an observation by Sydney poet David Terelinck: 'Haiku is a journey along a road lined with small windows. Each time we pause to peer into one of these, we are astounded by the beauty and depth of the vista behind them.'