Urban Voices International Arts Festival

Un festival de poésie en Afrique du Sud avec des poètes caribéens invités .... 16 Oct to 15 November

Urban Voices International Poetry Festival features icons of international poetry: Don Mattera- South Africa, Patrick Rosal- USA, Mutabaruka and Jean Binta Breeze from Jamaica. Also featured are several emerging and established poets from across the country. All  the overseas poets will perform in all three cities and Don Mattera will perform in Cape Town and Joburg. 

Poetry Peformances  
Friday 17th Oct@Bassline, Newtown, Joburg at 8pm
Saturday 18th  Oct@Bat Centre, Durban at 7.30pm
Sunday 19th Oct@ The Baxter Theatre, Cape Town at 8pm

Poetry Master Class with Jean Binta Breeze -  Entrance Free
16 Oct @2pm - 4pm : Alliance Francaise, 17 Lower Park Drive,Parkview
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International Theatre Exchange with Cultural Odyssey : The Medea Project : Theatre for Incarcerated Women.  SA/USA
For the first time in South Africa, Urban Voices produces a  full length workshopped  theatre production with female  inmates of Jo’burg Correctional Services  (popularly known as “Sun City prison” ) , directed by  award winning USA artist, Rhodessa Jones and assisted by Idris Ackamoor and Sean Reynolds.  


Venue and date: 15 November at 2pm : Joburg Correctional Services , Meredale
Entrance Free: ID must be produced and rsvp by 12 November 2008. Subject to change.

International Theatre Workshop and Talk  on Prison Project :Free : All welcome
Featuring Rhodessa Jones , Idris Ackamoor and Sean Reynolds on their work with incarcerated women  in SA and the USA. They will also discuss contemporary issues facing the  prison system in the USA
Rhodessa Jones will also perform excerpts from  “Big Butt Girls, Hard Headed Women”.

Date and Time : 1 November at 3pm to 5pm Venue: The Market Theatre Lab.

 

Website: www.artesxchange.co.za
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Bookings : Computicket/the Door  for poetry performances
Media enquiries only: 011 726 6916
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