On the 27 July 2017 Poetic Thursday Nights will celebrate its fourth birthday, while also making a return to the prestigious Soweto theatre, whom it recently partnered with. As usual this promises to be a once in a lifetime experience one wouldn’t want to miss out on.
Over the years Poetic Thursdays has become a noteworthy stage for both poets and live musicians. It provides young, upcoming artists with a platform to showcase various, uniquely crafted works and gives them the opportunity to engage directly with a critical audience.
To date, many established and revered artists have showcased on Poetic Thursdays, making it Soweto’s premium poetry space. Through proven hard work we have managed to showcase world class talent.
Poetic Justice(Founder): “I wanted to form part of a meaningful cultural institution. One that will disturb the status quo and impose itself, it would belong to the people, through the people. I think as a concept it challenges anyone who comes in touch with it ,to want to step up in a way they never have before”
Poetic Thursdays is an addition to the original Poets in Offices concept that has ,over the last 2 years, showcased over a 100 poets , amongst it some of the biggest names in contemporary poetry.
Sabelo Soko (Satma nominee for best poet for the album “1832”,
Afurakan (Word N Sound CEO)
Xongani Maluleke (Host of Unrivalled Jottings with The University of Johannesburg)
Grace Zwane (Who has a recently released an Ep)
Also featured: Uncensored Poetry, a recently published poetry anthology on the current state of affairs in SA
Your host: Founder of Poetic Thursday Nights who released the Love EP in 2016.
Nomsa Mazwai, general manager at the theatre says: ”We see this as an opportunity to collaborate and interact with the immediate community and amongst other things promote arts, enhance entertainment value and contribute to economic expansion of the arts Industry and market development”.
This is a great opportunity for the audience to interact with their favourite writers and performer’s and the creative community at large..
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