Tuesday 26th September 2017,
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Poet Profile: Xabiso Vili 

Xabiso Vili  is a performer, writer, TEDx speaker and social activist, currently working in the City of Tshwane. His writings help him explore his inner world so as to be able to relate to the outer world. He is the Pretoria [...]

September 20, 2017 poet profile, poetry seen

poetry seen: 6th Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival

Themed ‘Dangerous Minds’, the 6th edition of the Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival will showcase a world-class selection of youth voices from South Africa, Kenya and the United States. The week-long festival will take place at the legendary [...]

September 19, 2016 poetry seen

Vuyelwa Maluleke the licence to poetic freedom

Vuyelwa Maluleke is a Wits Drama graduate who has found her artistic home in poetry because it gave her the licence to create and direct the story. She has been a storyteller and an avid reader since she was a [...]

July 18, 2014 current issue, Q&A

Full House at the first Spoken Freedom Festival

Word N Sound is responsible for reinvigorating the Jo’burg poetry scene with their monthly Open Mic League which is slam poetry competition running through out the year with a King or Queen of the Mic being “crowned” at the end [...]

July 4, 2014 poetry seen

Live Poetry Weekend Starts Tonight!

If you love and enjoy live poetry, then you are in for a treat. Remember we told you about Word N Sound announcing the Spoken Freedom Festival? Yes! Well it’s here, it’s on and the line up is on fire. [...]

July 3, 2014 poetry seen

Word N Sound announces the Spoken Freedom Festival

After three years, of running a monthly poetry event with a competitive slam edge, Word N Sound upped the ante this year by adding free weekly open mic sessions. Yesterday, they announced the Spoken Freedom Festival which will be an annual [...]

June 18, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: 4 Apr to 6 Apr

  LAST pOet Presents RHYTHM AND POETRY 06 April 2014 Sophiatown Bar Lounge/Kospotong.Newtown.Johannesburg 12h00-19h00 Headlining: PERFORMANCE POETRY Thandokuhle Siphukwazi Mngqibisa LIVE MUSIC The Soulturnovers Free entrance Host: Maks Shobane. DJ: Beatologyonly Tshiwula Guest Artist: Pincode (CPT) Like the Facebook page: [...]

April 4, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: upcoming Poetry events in Johannesburg

Word N Sound presents Modise Sekgothe date: 27 March 2014 time: 7pm venue: Sophiatown, 7th str, Melville entrance: R50 “Word N Sound Presents…” is a platform given to poets to showcase their full-length shows. Whether the show is a theatrical [...]

March 26, 2014 poetry seen

poetry seen: First weekend of March

In the heart of the city, a sojourn to the villages of Limpopo. Musical poets Dennias Mashegwane, Joel Karabo Elliott and Mak Manaka gather round the fire and take us deep into the homestead of our hearts, with drums and [...]

February 28, 2014 poetry seen

Attend a writing workshop with slam poets Luka Lesson (Aus) and Chris Redmond (UK)

Word N Sound Poetry and Music is featuring two international poets on their stage this coming month. Chris Redmond who owns the Tongue Fu format in the UK and Luka Lesson an Australian slam champion, hip hop artist and workshop [...]

February 24, 2014 poetry seen