Story-Fest - Fri Oct 14


Sydney Slam Final
Oct
14
7:00 pm19:00

Sydney Slam Final

  • Sydney Dance Lounge

7.00pm – 9.30pm

A huge celebration of the slam scene in Sydney hosted by Parramatta Poetry Slam’s Troy Wong and featuring Bankstown Poetry Slam’s Sara Mansour. Judge the best of Sydney’s spoken word poets as they go head to head for three spots in the NSW Final. Plus, hear the festival opening address from Canadian Spoken Word Poet and whirling dervish, Tanya Evanson!

Featuring: Tanya Evanson, Snail, Sara Mansour, Troy Wong and the Sydney Finalists

Venue: Sydney Dance Lounge

Tickets: $20

Tanya Evanson Supported By The Consulate General of Canada and The Canada Council:

Screening - The Word: Rise of the Slam Poets
Oct
14
2:00 pm14:00

Screening - The Word: Rise of the Slam Poets

  • Story-Fest Hub
Omar Musa Features in The Word documentary series

Omar Musa Features in The Word documentary series

The Word: Rise of the Slam Poets is the electric new ABC documentary series showcasing six of Australia’s hottest spoken word artists including past Australian Poetry Slam Champions, Omar Musa, Luka Lesson and Abe Nouk. The Word’s director, Tim Parish will open the screening

Featuring: Tim Parish - Film Director

Venue:  Story-Fest Hub - 15A Argyle Pl, Millers Point (behind The Rocks)

Cost: Free! Click through for Festival Bookings. 

The Rumble: Young Performing Writers' Program
Oct
14
10:00 am10:00

The Rumble: Young Performing Writers' Program

  • Story-Fest Hub
The Rumble - logo

Super-Slam Wordshop - 10am - 12:00pm

Students write new poems and stories

Students write new poems and stories

An energetic writing and performance workshop for high school students with two super spoken-wordsmiths. Eunice Andrada got her start in The Rumble and has now toured internationally to Europe and Canada performing her writing. Arielle Cottingham is the 2016 Victorian Slam Champion.

Featuring: Eunice Andrada, Arielle Cottingham

Venue: Story-Fest Hub - 15A Argyle Pl, Millers Point (Abraham Mott Hall back of The Rocks)

Cost: $0

Note: Booked Schools Only


Pedestrian Poetry - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Students break into small groups and meet poets

Students break into small groups and meet poets

Garnering inspiration from the back lanes and features of Sydney’s historic precinct, The Rocks, budding storytellers will reveal their words to each other through performances in alcoves, underpasses and secret stages alongside super spoken-wordsmiths.

Featuring: Eunice Andrada, Arielle Cottingham and The Rumble Slam Champion, Emily Crocker.

Venue: Around The Rocks

Cost: $0

Note: Booked Schools Only


The Word: Rise of the Slam Poets - 2pm-3pm

Screening

Omar Musa features in The Word documentary series

Omar Musa features in The Word documentary series

The Word: Rise of the Slam Poets is the electric new ABC documentary series showcasing six of Australia’s hottest spoken word artists including past Australian Poetry Slam Champions, Omar Musa, Luka Lesson and Abe Nouk. The Word’s director, Tim Parish will open the screening

Featuring: Tim Parish - Film Director

Venue:  Story-Fest Hub - 15A Argyle Pl, Millers Point (behind The Rocks)

Cost: $0

 

Note: Open the public