POETIC THURSDAYS (info)


Outstanding spoken word showcases. Tongue twisting, word bending magic, enchanting and breath-taking display of poetry. Featuring an open mic, DJ and exhibitions by some of the country’s leading performers on our headline section. One of Joburg’s leading poetry platforms.

Poetic Thursdays is back at work for 2019 this after collaborating with I love Soweto festive night market at the end of the year last year.

The lineup features Flow Wellington who is an author, performer and publisher and will be taking us through the works of her 2018 poetry collection release “Gau-trained”. Flow has curated and headlined many a poetry festival in and around South Africa with her work available through multiple mediums including online poetry publications and through her record label.

Mpapa Simo Majola is an awarded poet, actor, choreographer and director. Simo mainly focuses on storytelling and uses different mediums to bring the story to life. He has had the opportunity of being the South African poetry representative to Europe rendering performances in numerous countries in that part of the world in the mid to late 2000’s.

Jazziology is a duet that focuses on unearthing South African classical music founded by guitarist Tebogo Moloi who has studied guitar under the guide of Jazz greats Themba Mokoena and Khaya Mahlangu . Jazziology has headlined big and small concerts having the same impact throughout and they are sure to make you move.

Hosted by DrMix Masala, Noluthando Buthelezi and Combars Frican Deep

 

Tickets are R30 via www.sowetotheatre.com and R50 @ the door

 

For media please contact siyabonga@sowetotheatre.com

for more info contact Kgotso on 083 382 2246 or kgotsomotaung90@gmail.com

 

Mpapa Simo Majola (Black Jacket)

FLOW(with book)

Teboho Moloi(Guitar)

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