Poetry Cabaret

Date(s) - 01/25/2018
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sly Grog Lounge


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With fearless exploration of eroticism and Bacchanalia yet confronting themes of resistance and social justice, Poetry Cabaret is known for blending spoken-word poetry with music, dance, and other artforms to create experimental poetry readings in avant cabaret style. This edition features a new twist—inspired by recent travels and the innovative spirit of Fringe art, poets will perform cipher style with live music, dance, and the chance element of improvisation.


“The performances were strong, the evening entertaining, and the Poetry Cabaret promises worthy surprises with every show.” —DC Metro Theater Arts

 “The strength of Poetry Cabaret, a mix of performances compiled by Asheville-based Poetry Cabaret Collective is in its variety; from a rock-n-roll cellist to a stand-up comic to burlesque, you never know what is coming up next.” —DCis

“This is a creative genius waving his middle finger at the institution. This is subversiveness defined. This is welcome to the family or get the fuck out.” —Ashvegas

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