Two of the world’s best spoken-word artists, Omar Musa and Luka Haralampou feature in this mighty double bill poetry feast. Both highly respected and loved slam champs, hip-hop artists and poets. Omar has won the Australian Poetry Slam and is fresh from a massively successful Asian tour. Luka recently won the Melbourne Poetry Festival Slam and is just about to fly to the US for the World Slam Poetry Finals.
Also a reading and interview with Julie Mac, author of Rage – A sharpie’s journal, Melbourne 1974 – 1980, on the stories and lovable larrikins behind the counter culture of sharps and skins in the 70’s.
In the last two years Ezra has won regional heats and the Victorian state final of the Australian Poetry Slam and has come third and second in the national final at the Sydney Opera House.