What is slam poetry? A lot of us think we know the answer to that question, but many performance poets who use the slam medium are concerned about the misconceptions surrounding the art-form.
Royce was an State finalist at last year’s National Poetry Slam competition and he’s also the co-founder of The Nameless Project, a group that aims to bring poetry to the people in interesting and creative ways, such as the “poetry bomb”…
Cam Blokland is one of Adelaide’s very own guitar heroes. A player with a technical ability which belies his age, he lives and breathes the six-stringed instrument, and involves it in all manner of musical projects – whether it’s in the soul band Mr Goodnight, or his tributes to metal shredders Joe Satriani and Steve Vai.
His latest venture is the “CBF Quartet”, a local jazz-rock supergroup which features bass virtuoso Marty Holoubek, saxophone master Chris Soole, and scarily gifted drummer Ben Todd.
Cam stopped by Streetcast to chat about the Quartet’s gig at the Promethean on Monday 26 May, and to rip us an electrifying solo…
Flight, travel, and migration. Those are the ideas behind Passage, an installation piece by local artist Ella Walker, currently on display at the Ladybeads gallery in Unley. You can probably relate to at least one of those themes – but you might not guess how Ella has chosen to express them.
Nicholas Pipe went along to check out the exhibition, which runs until June 30.