Dymocks Dead Poets Society Tribute; Leonard Cohen W/Kate Bristow

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Dymocks Dead Poets Society Tribute; Leonard Cohen W/Kate Bristow
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Spoken Word SA says
SPOKEN WORD SA proudly brings you the start of the new 'season' for the 'Dead Poets Society' monthly event at Dymocks Adelaide.

2017 will kick off with our tribute to Leonard Cohen.

Leonard Norman Cohen,(September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter. His work mostly explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships. Cohen pursued a career as a poet and novelist during the 1950s and early 1960s, and did not launch a music career until 1967, at the age of 33. www.leonardcohen.com

Ironically we had selected Cohen as our poet in October last year prior to his sudden and sad demise.

Presenting her tribute to Leonard will be local poet and author Kate Bristow. Kate has been an English teacher for 40 years, a member of Friendly Street Poets for 15 and is currently a member of the Tea Tree Gully Writers group.

Remember it's FREE ENTRY.

A selection of poetic works will be available for sale; in particular 'Book of Longing' from Cohen.

There is an open mic, where you can read a poem by Leonard Cohen and one of your own that reflects his influence on you.
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By: Spoken Word SA

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