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The Last Poets - Blessed Are Those Who Struggle - Dec. 1985
This was the first of two visits by the iconic group The Last Poets to the Blackie - the 2nd being in 1988 as part of the Blackie's 20th Birthday Celebrations. Read More
13-01-2017 13 weeks 1 day ago
Starkies Stall - June 1977
THE IDEA:  for this outdoor event emerged from a conversation with artist and Read More
07-05-2015 15 weeks 5 days ago
The Last Poets - Oh My People - 29th May 1988
The Last Poets (Jalal Mansur&nbs Read More
01-02-2017 15 weeks 5 days ago
The Last Poets - Review
Of all the lines included in this collection - a collection which spans almost 20 years, from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s - the one that for me most tellingly sums up The Last Poets comes from the chorus to Suliaman El Hadi’s Blessed Are Those Who Struggle: ‘Bet­ter to die for a noble cause than to live and die a slave’. Read More
13-01-2017 21 weeks 4 days ago
Poetry Plus
The following are events based round a specific poet, but often with music, and/or additonal readers.  For some poets we built a specific environment.  By and large we know very little about these events since often all we have is the original leaflet and our ever fading memories. Many of the links below are to Wikipedia but the Poetry Archive is also a brilliant resource for their works. Read More
27-11-2012 40 weeks 5 days ago
A Modest Proposal ok - 1974
Above the cover of 'A modest Proposal ok' and below is the opening page. Read More
22-08-2016 43 weeks 5 days ago
Starkies Stall - The Poems -June 1977 23-06-2015 2 years 4 days ago
Terminal Experience - 28th/29th April 1972
Terminal Experience was one of a series of mixed media events (including 'Cube' and 'Kong') which were created by members of Blackie staff, in this case led by Martin Brems;  in conjunction with poets - in this case Dave Calder and Jim Stewart; and musicians, in this case Death Kit, Nick Morgan and Jim Stewart. Read More
08-10-2013 2 years 16 weeks ago
Medium Paint Theatre 8th July 1969
Have no idea what this event was. We simply have a record that it happened.  It was a private event - which meant by invitation only - and cost the princely sum of  £3.00.   Given the title we suspect that it was an event which included participants painting an area, having tea and coffee and listening to the group Manic Depression.   Read More
27-08-2013 3 years 37 weeks ago
A Modest Proposal ok - 1974
Above the cover of 'A modest Proposal ok' and below is the opening page. Read More
22-08-2016 43 weeks 5 days ago
Medium Paint Theatre 8th July 1969
Have no idea what this event was. We simply have a record that it happened.  It was a private event - which meant by invitation only - and cost the princely sum of  £3.00.   Given the title we suspect that it was an event which included participants painting an area, having tea and coffee and listening to the group Manic Depression.   Read More
27-08-2013 3 years 37 weeks ago
Poetry Plus
The following are events based round a specific poet, but often with music, and/or additonal readers.  For some poets we built a specific environment.  By and large we know very little about these events since often all we have is the original leaflet and our ever fading memories. Many of the links below are to Wikipedia but the Poetry Archive is also a brilliant resource for their works. Read More
27-11-2012 40 weeks 5 days ago
Starkies Stall - June 1977
THE IDEA:  for this outdoor event emerged from a conversation with artist and Read More
07-05-2015 15 weeks 5 days ago
Starkies Stall - The Poems -June 1977 23-06-2015 2 years 4 days ago
Terminal Experience - 28th/29th April 1972
Terminal Experience was one of a series of mixed media events (including 'Cube' and 'Kong') which were created by members of Blackie staff, in this case led by Martin Brems;  in conjunction with poets - in this case Dave Calder and Jim Stewart; and musicians, in this case Death Kit, Nick Morgan and Jim Stewart. Read More
08-10-2013 2 years 16 weeks ago
The Last Poets - Blessed Are Those Who Struggle - Dec. 1985
This was the first of two visits by the iconic group The Last Poets to the Blackie - the 2nd being in 1988 as part of the Blackie's 20th Birthday Celebrations. Read More
13-01-2017 13 weeks 1 day ago
The Last Poets - Oh My People - 29th May 1988
The Last Poets (Jalal Mansur&nbs Read More
01-02-2017 15 weeks 5 days ago
The Last Poets - Review
Of all the lines included in this collection - a collection which spans almost 20 years, from the late 1960s to the mid-1980s - the one that for me most tellingly sums up The Last Poets comes from the chorus to Suliaman El Hadi’s Blessed Are Those Who Struggle: ‘Bet­ter to die for a noble cause than to live and die a slave’. Read More
13-01-2017 21 weeks 4 days ago

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