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!

On the 30th of August we will celebrate the evolution of Poetic Thursdays and the month of the Imbokodo in South Africa respectively.

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The lineup:

Xabiso Vili is a ‘Tshwane speak out loud’ champion and Word N Sound awarded poet who is also a familiar face being one of the producers behind Niki Oasis ‘Cuddle Sessions’. Xabiso is an eloquent, choosy writer with performances second to none and is coming to Poetic Thursdays to share the works of his first ever poetry collection.

Noluthando Buthelezi  has had her first solo showcase at Soweto Theatre titled ‘Poetry and Current Affairs’ exploring South Africa’s social narrative through creative writing and performance taking an already soaring career to a new level. Thando as she is affectionately known has headlined Zimbabwe Poetry festival and scooped the Word N Sound queen of the mic and most recently headlined the finale of the  Gauteng department of arts ” Off the wall poetry tour” be sure catch her catchy rhyme schemes and metaphors.

Busisiwe Mahlangu is one of the country’s most sought after young voices and has been a name to reckon with since coming onto the scene. A published author very early on in her career and performances all over the country add to that she has been a Ted Ex headline speaker. Busisiwe is hinted to follow in the footsteps of Natalia Molebatsi and Lebo Mashile with her very uplifting and wholesome.

Guest hosts:

Thando Nkoma & Mbali Radebe

Added to all of this is a special international guest, an open mic and  DJ.

Tickets are R30 through web tickets and R50 at the door.

For bookings call 0861 670 670 or visit www.sowetotheatre.com

For more information contact

Kgotso Motaung
C: 083 382 2246
E: kgotsomotaung90@gmail.comFor bookings call 0861 670 670 or visit www.sowetotheatre.com

For more information contact

Kgotso Motaung
C: 083 382 2246
E: kgotsomotaung90@gmail.com

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