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Going West Festival Theatre and Poetry Slam

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2012 04:47 PM
GOING WEST BOOKS & WRITERS FESTIVAL important dates
The theatre season starts this Thursday 23 August and the Poetry Slam heats are underway. All details: www.goingwest.co.nz
The Poetry Slam offers the biggest cash prizes for a poetry slam in New Zealand, with $1000 for first place, $750 second and $500 third.
The three winners then represent Auckland at the National NZ Poetry Slam in Wellington at the end of October, with that winner to compete in the Australian Poetry Slam in Sydney on 1 December.
THEATRE SEASON where we once belonged
Opens 23 August - 26 August at the Glen Eden Playhouse Theatre
...an unforgettable singing, dancing, drumming, laughing, crying-out-loud, warts-and-all celebration of Pacific life.
Dave Armstrong's adaptation of Zia Figiel's Commonwealth prize-winning novel.
POETRY SLAM
Heat 2, Thursday 23 August, Zeal, 20 Alderman Drive, Henderson
•Registration from 6pm
•Slam starts at 7pm
HEAT THREE
Saturday 25 August
Titirangi Library, 500 South Titirangi Road
•Registration from 12.30pm
•Slam starts at 1 pm
HEAT FOUR
Saturday 1 September
Mangere Arts Centre, corner Orly Ave and Bader Drive, Mangere
•Registration from 6.00pm
•Slam starts at 7pm
HEAT FIVE & GRAND FINAL
Saturday 8 September
Titirangi War Memorial Hall, 500 South Titirangi Road
•Registration from 6.30pm (please note: registrations are limited)
•Slam starts at 7pm
•Grand Final to follow Heat Five at approximately 8pm
ENDS

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