December 2016

Poetry Object Exhibition 2016

Wed 9th Nov  -
Sat 10th Dec 

In partnership with Big Fat Smile Gallery, The Red Room Company will host an interactive exhibition that celebrates the winning and highly commended entries from the Poetry Object 2016 competition. Visitors will engage with award-winning poems that will be suspended from driftwood branches, listen to narrated poems and have the opportunity to contribute to a group typewriter poem and test the different surrealist writing exercises in the space.

Exhibition details here

Rhyming The Dead Radio

Wed 30th Nov  -
Wed 28th Dec 

Rhyming The Dead, returns to the airwaves. Tune in to your local community station or listen to poems and conversations about the afterlife here. Featured poets include: Bella Li, Judith Rodriguez, Sam Wagan Watson, Melody Paloma and Abe Nouk.

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Twilight Poetry by the Lagoon

Thu 1st Dec 6:00 p.m. -
Thu 1st Dec 9:00 p.m.

The Red Room Company, Booranga Writers' Centre and Wagga Wagga City Council invite you to Twilight Poetry by the Lagoon. Held at the Wagga City Library, the evening will feature a special reading by Wagga locals responding to disappearing locations around them. The poets have each worked closely with senior Wagga poets, Zohab Zee Khan and Mukky Burke to develop catalysing poetry to ponders the disappearing and reappearing spaces, places and traces. 

The evening will also featuring headlining poet, Anita Heiss in conversation with Associate Lecturer Deb Evans from the School of Indigenous Australian Studies at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga Campus. 

This project has been supported by the Charles Sturt University's Rural and Regional Arts Program.