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Festival Of Neighbourhood: R.A.P. Party: Anthony Anaxagorou, Patience Agbabi, Tim Clare, Salena 'Saliva' Godden, Dan Cockrill, Sabrina Mahfouz, Keith Jarrett, Deborah Stevenson, Bohdan Piasecki, Belinda Zhawi, DJ Khalil, Dan Fenton
An evening of hip-hop-inspired poems and favourite hip-hop songs. This event is curated by award-winning playwright, poet and performer Inua Ellams.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Performance poet and lecturer, born in London in 1965 to Nigerian parents, and whose debut poetry collection won the 1997 Excelle Literary Award.
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Tim Clare is a writer, stand-up poet and musician, who performs all over the UK. He has written for the Guardian and the Times, presented the Channel 4 series 'How to Get a Book Deal', and has appeared on Radios 1 and 2.
He is a regular performer at many festivals including Glastonbury, Leeds and Reading, and Latitude.
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Salena is known for taking poetry out of the classroom and into clubs - poetry to dance to. She is one of Britain's most visceral raw-gut talents. Her poetry and short stories are published in magazines and anthologies worldwide and she produces Saltpervert, a quarterly recording which offers collections of spoken word on CD. Salena also featured on the Coldcut albums, Let Us Play and Let Us Replay, alongside the likes of Jello Biafra and Grandmaster Flash.
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Sabrina Mahfouz is a playwright, poet and screenwriter. Her 2016 plays are With a Little Bit of Luck (Paines Plough); Slug (nabokov); Battleface (Bush Theatre); Layla’s Room (Theatre Centre) and The Love I Feel Is Red (Tobacco Factory Theatres). Her TV short, Breaking the Code, was produced by BBC3 & BBC Drama earlier this year. Her play Chef won a 2014 Fringe First Award and Clean was produced by Traverse Theatre and transferred to New York in 2014. Sabrina has been the Sky Arts Academy Scholar for Poetry, Leverhulme Playwright in Residence and Associate Artist at Bush Theatre.
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Although best known for his hip hop sets, and running the highly successful club night Livin' Proof, DJ Khalil plays some of the finest genre defying party sets in town. These have seen him play across London and Europe at venues including Cargo, Fabric and Bungalow 8 and supported the likes of Stanton Warriors, Foreign Beggars, J-Rocc (Beat Junkies), The Nextmen, Kissy Sell Out, DJ Yoda, Hot Chip, Benga and Shy Fx.
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