SAY IT WITH FLOWERS
Friday 6 November, 8.00pm,
Eastern Southland Gallery
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A poet laureate, a storyteller and a musician ‘Say it with Flowers’ on a tour across Aotearoa this November, brought to you by Arts on Tour New Zealand. In this travelling poetry and song cabaret show, David Eggleton, the official Poet Laureate of Aotearoa, presents his own wry, comic take on Kiwiana, alongside stand-up storyteller and former Bard of Christchurch, Steve Thomas. These two veterans of the performance poetry scene in New Zealand are accompanied by Dunedin-based master musician and classical guitarist Richard Wallis. Say it with flowers’ is a title inspired by the English artist Banksy’s famous wall image of a youthful masked flower thrower, flinging - not a Molotov cocktail, but a colourful bouquet of flowers, representing our common hopes for the peaceful resolution to the global issues of our time. On this tour, the performers will throw words, sometimes barbed, and often beautiful, or beautifully barbed, with a similar aim of emphasising our common humanity.

General admission $15 / Gallery Members and Students $10.
Book: Gore Visitor Centre, 7 Norfolk Street, Gore, phone 03 203 9288.

 

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Eastern Southland Gallery,

PO Box 305, Gore 9740,

14 Hokonui Drive, Gore 9710, 

Southland, New Zealand

Phone 0064 (0)3 208 9907

Email artgallery@goredc.govt.nz

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