Tēnā koutou katoa,
Date: Tuesday 25 February
Venue: The Thirsty Dog, 469 K Rd, Auckland City
You are warmly invited to the Auckland launch of Ben Brown’s poetry collection, Between the Kindling and the Blaze: reflections on the concept of mana.
Held in conjunction with Poetry Live, with music by Aaron Tokona (AhoriBuzz/Cairo Knife Fight), readings from the book by Ben, poetry open mic, and music open jam after the launch until closing.
To be launched by poet Michelle Bolton
MC: Mr Tim Heath
8pm: 1st poetry open mic – all welcome to read (5min time limit)
8.45pm: Aaron Tokona (music)
9.30pm: Book launch featuring reading by Ben Brown
10.15pm: 2nd poetry open mic – all welcome to read
11pm: music open jam – musicians bring your instruments (or your voice!) and jam with Aaron
Poetry Live is an iconic poetry event (running weekly for 30+ years) held every Tuesday night at the Thirsty Dog, cnr Karangahape Rd & Howe St, Auckland City. Street parking free in the evening.
Books will be for sale on the night at a special launch price of $25 (RRP $27.99).
Don’t miss this rare chance to hear Ben read in Auckland.
Hope to see you there.
Ngā mihi, Kiri