Thursday, May 10, 2012

TONGUE FU Festival London - with John Sinclair

 

London’s liveliest Spoken Word show

Tongue Fu – where poetry, storytelling and spoken word collide with sublime improvised soundtracks from the Tongue Fu band (Nostalgia 77) and micro-films-on-the-fly by Dr Cuesta and Magic Marco.

"It's poetry, but not as you know it…amazing” The Guardian

John Sinclair 

Former manager of MC5, Jazz writer, leader of White Panthers, eponymous subject of John Lennon’s song (!), a ‘new poet’ of 1965 Berkeley Poetry Conference alongside Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder et al.   A pioneer.
http://johnsinclair.us/

Ross Sutherland  

Twisted genius wordsmithery from Aisle 16’s most left lurching ultra-charming uber-wit who’s worked with BBC Radio 4, The Science Museum, Warp Films and NME.  A nutter.
http://www.rosssutherland.co.uk/

Femi Martin 
Flash fiction and beautifully crafted performance from the Dickens 2012 Young Writer in Residence whose recent gigs include The Royal Court and The Southbank.  A mirror.
http://www.femimartin.com/ 

Plus special guest
Ilana Winterstein – 'Playwright, short story scribbler, performer and theatre maker’ and Poet in Residence Shane Solanki http://lastmangoinparis.blogspot.com 

Hosted by
Chris Redmond
As heard on BBC Radio 4’s Pick Of The Week.
Tongue Fu is bi-monthly at Rich Mix and is produced in partnership with Renaissance One.

"It's poetry, but not as you know it…amazing” The Guardian

“Top performance poetry night” The Independent

“Tongue Fu is at the high end of the scene.”  Time Out
“the best poetry night in London” WriteOutLoud.net

http://www.eastlondonlines.co.uk/2012/03/feature-spot/

THURSDAY 10 MAY
LONDON: JOHN SINCLAIR @ TONGUE FU
RICH MIX, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road
London E1 6LA
Box Office: 020 7613 7498


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