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Gran Slam LIVE

Listen Up! A wild bunch of free-wheeling wordsmiths of wisdom are hitting the stage for a slam poetry event with a difference.

Hosted by award-winning comedian Jenny Wynter, with special guest Aussie Hip Hop legend, Morganics, Gran Slam Live features comedy, music, and poetry that will have you laughing, cheering and left in awe, as our razor-sharp collective of poetic stars battle it out with their intimate reflections and hilarious insights into life, ageing, freedom and everything in between.

In 2022 Gran Slam LIVE kicks off Queensland Seniors Month with live performances in South East Queensland at HOTA Home of the Arts and Redland Performing Arts Centre celebrating passionate voices, creative minds and connection with community through laughter, poetry and spoken word.

Redland Performing Arts Centre

Sunday 2 October

Auditorium (Redland Performing Arts Centre)

Time

4pm - 5.30pm

Pricing

Adult: $30.00

Seniors/Pensioners: $25

Table of 4: Table of 4: $35.00 - pp | Includes a bottle of bubbly, red or white wine

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HOTA Home of the Arts

Saturday 1 October - On Sale 30 July 2022

Lakeside Room (HOTA Home of the Arts )

Time

3pm - 4.30pm

Pricing

Adult: $30.00

Seniors/Pensioners: $25

“What an entertaining and heart-warming show. The host was brilliant, the musicians superb.”

Audience Member HOTA Home of the Arts 2021

“Quirky, funny and a fabulously fun compere, Jenny Wynter!”

Audience Member HOTA Home of the Arts 2021

"Gran Slam Live was honest, humous and emotional all rolled into one great show. I loved it!"

Audience Member HOTA Home of the Arts 2021

Artists

Jenny Wynter

Jenny Wynter is an award-winning comedian who has performed at festivals and venues all over the world. She got her start training in improvised comedy with some of the greatest teachers in the world including with Second City USA and Loose Moose Theatre in Canada.

Her awards include Best Variety Show at United Solo Festival NYC, the Award for Excellence in Cabaret at Melbourne Fringe She won the ABC iView Pitch Perfect Award for her web series concept “Viking Mama!” (based on her live show of the same name), and is a Green Room Award nominee for Best Cabaret Writing.

Jenny is a passionate mental health advocate and the founder of Funny Mummies(TM).

Morganics

Morganics is an award-winning Hip-Hop artist, spoken word performer, director, and community arts worker. As an MC, beatboxer, Bboy, producer, and Hip-Hop Theatre artist he has performed from New York to London, from Sydney to Prague.

Morganics has worked extensively with Indigenous communities throughout Australia, in juvenile and adult jails, with disabled and refugee groups and produced an album for ex-street kids in Tanzania. His Hip Hop feature film “Survival Tactics” and new EP “Dusty Gems” are out now with his book “Hip Hop Is My Passport” and EP “Rhythms and Poetry” coming soon.

Partners

Redland Performing Arts Centre

HOTA Home of the Arts