3 March 2005

Lewis Scott and Andrew Ritter in the Red Room

Lewis Scott, an African American jazz poet, will be performing at a special Red Room spoken word gig in Belgrave on Saturday March 12th from 4 p.m.

The event is a pre-book launch gig as Lewis, who resides in Wellington N.Z, will be officially launching his latest book, Bones, at the Victorian Writers‚ Centre in Melbourne on Sunday 13th March.

Lewis' work has been published in Asia, the USA, Australia and New Zealand. He has performed at jazz and writers‚ festivals around the world. Scott describes his work as jazz blues and is continually experimenting with the sounds and cadences of
the spoken word. Lewis was born in Cordale, Georgia (USA), and the earliest influences of his work were born in the black church.

During this special afternoon, Andrew Ritter, singer and acoustic guitarist (also a member of the Melbourne based band SOUNJ), will entertain us. This dynamic event is open to all (so tell your friends to see a legend of the spoken word scene for FREE)and although no entry fee is required champagne will be appreciated (for all to indulge in!), and, of course, the usual fine quality yummy food and beverages are available at the Queen of Tarts café.

Come to the Red Room at Queen of Tarts café, 1710 Burwood Hwy Belgrave. For more details contact Kim on 0438575500 or email Marian mjspires9 @ yahoo.com.au

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