Cape Town will hold its first ever Spoken Word Festival in November at the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch this week. Participants include the acclaimed South African actress Quanita Adams as Master of Ceremonies, Reggae artist Teba, as well as Rus Nerwich and the Imaginative Collective.
The fest runs from 17 to 21 November and tickets can be purchased at Computicket.
A real feast for the ears and the eyes:
Cape Town’s first dedicated Spoken Word Festival runs from the 17th to the 21st of November 2009 at the Baxter Theatre, Cape Town.
The festival will showcase all forms of Spoken Word including performance poetry, musical poetry with a hint of comedy and storytelling. It boasts a number of interesting collaborations and features beat-box masters backing poetry, musicians who provide original scores to riveting stories and social commentary fired off in rapid rhyme.
Image of Teba courtesy Zula Sound Bar