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Sunday, 26 December 2010

EVENT: Poetry n Motion - Boxing Day Special

Progressive Entertainment, in association with ‘A la Carte Events’, present the spectacular Dinner, Show and Dance that is, Poetry n Motion, at the plush and infamous, Tiger Tiger in London’s Piccadilly, and you’re invited!

Once again, for the 7th consecutive year, Progressive Entertainment, bring you THE Boxing Day Party of all parties, Poetry n Motion.

The night is split into three segments, for your pleasure and entertainment…


DINNER |19:00

You will enjoy a two course, pre-show meal for only £15 per head (full menu and reservation info: http://www.ukfridays.com/forms/pnmmenu.htm) this includes entry to the live show and five room party.


SHOW | 20:30

Come and enjoy the live show, featuring a host of Singers and Performance Poets before shaking a leg across our five room party. At Poetry n Motion, there’s something for everyone!

Hosted by Marlon Conton, alongside the Poetry n Motion Band, we have a full host of talented artists for your enjoyment:


* International Spoken Word Artist, and UK UNSIGNED Spoken Word Champion, Tshaka Campbell (US/UK)

* Singer, Songwriter & Poet, FLOetic Lara
Recently back from her second recording in Jamaica, she’ll be sharing with us, her new single ‘Night Skies’

* UK Trinidadian Performer, Trini Boi Joocie

* International Spoken Word Artist, Comfort – Art without Apology

* Singer from Nigeria/SA, Sha N G

Plus many more artists on the night


PARTY | 22:30

Choose from 5 rooms of quality music, featuring some of London’s top DJ’s on rotation. This promises to be THE best Boxing Day evening out in London, so join us in the heart of West End and give yourself a reason to spend Bank Holiday Monday relaxing!

DJ’s Entertaining You Will Be:

Milk Tray | Love Connexion | Cover Up | Mr Fasida

Music Selection Will Cover:

RnB | Hip Hop | Funky House | Old Skool Bashment | Afro Beats | Raregrooves | Soul | + More


DRESS CODE
Smart & Stylish | No Hats, No Hoods, No Sportswear


VENUE
Tiger Tiger | 29 Haymarket | Piccadilly | LONDON SW1Y 4SP

So, join us for the entire experience, or just for the show and dance, but either way, be sure to make it down, you’ll be glad you did!


TICKETS

SHOW & DANCE (or DANCE ONLY)
£15/20 on the door


**IMPORTANT INFORMATION**

This is an over 21 event | I.D. will be required by the Venue

For more information about the event, please visit: http://www.ukfridays.com/events.php

Tuesday, 30 November 2010

EVENT: Rum Punch - December 2010

Partnas in Rhyme presents Rum Punch, the invigorating blend of poetry/spoken word, rap song and comedy.


Thursday's show boasts a feature from Poetess, Pure Feminine Energy and the final 'Punch' competition of 2010.

Come and refesh your tastebuds with our intoxicating evening of song, poetry, spoken word and rap, not forgetting the open mic segment. Like most alcoholic beverages, Rum Punch should be enjoyed by mature, responsible audiences only.




Entry: £5/£4 for students/disabled with I.D |Doors: 7pm | Show: 7:30 - 10pm


THIS WILL BE THE FINAL SHOW UNTIL FEBRUARY 2011

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Sunday, 7 November 2010

EVENT: CLOSE UP with Comfort



MANDiNKA
presents

CLOSE UP with COMFORT
Alongside Nu Vibez





Join Comfort – Art without Apology
for the last CLOSE UP of 2010
on
Wednesday 10 November

Brought to you by MANDiNKA, CLOSE UP with Comfort will give you an insight into the mind and times of the woman who brings you Art without Apology. A thought provoking, entertaining lyricist, Comfort offers a no-nonsense take on modern life and relationships, with a hint of eroticism.

With Special Guest Performances from Saran Green (Partnas in Rhyme), Menace and dynamic duo, Soulcyde, live music from Nu Vibez, music from DJ Rhodium of Phat Kontrollaz and hosted by the super talented and funny Songstress that is Dionne Reid, you'd be a fool to miss out!

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FREE GIFT*

*For the first 50 people, on the ONiT! PR guest list only, to arrive
Email FULL names to: onitpr@yahoo.co.uk

(ONiT! Guest list closes at 11:59pm on Tuesday 09 November)


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Entry
Doors 7:30pm
Show 8:00pm sharp
After party with DJ Rhodium 11pm - midnight

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Entry Fee
Guest List: £6 | Door: £8 (all evening)
(ONiT! Guest list closes at 11:59pm on Tuesday 09 November)

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Venue
The Old Queens Head | 44 Essex Road | Angel | Islington | London | N1 8LN
Nearest Tubes: Angel (Northern Line) /Farringdon (Hammersmith & City or Circle Line)


For further information, please contact:
MANDiNKA | +44 (0)7944 090 805



Thursday, 4 November 2010

EVENT: Rum Punch - November 2010


Partnas in Rhyme presents Rum Punch, the invigorating blend of poetry/spoken word, rap song and comedy.

Tonight's show boasts a feature from International Dub Poet, d'bi.young and a comedy feature by Paolo Ferrari.

Come and refesh your tastebuds with our intoxicating evening of featured artists and the open mic segment. Like most alcoholic beverages, Rum Punch should be enjoyed by mature, responsible audiences only.




Entry: £5/£4 for students/disabled with I.D | Doors: 7pm | Show: 7:30 - 10pm


Venue: Rudys Revenge, 168 High Holborn, LONDON WC1V 7AA (Next door to Oasis Sports Centre, corner of Endell Street) | Tubes: Holbon, Covent Garden & Tottenham Court Road

POEM of the DAY: What It Means | G.R.E.E.D's


Today's Poem of the Day, is What It Means by G.R.E.E.D's.

This will be the last Poem of the Day for 2010, but what a great way to finish what has been a fantastic array of material by some of the UK's finest Wordsmiths and Performance Poets.

ONiT! will be back with Poem of the Day, for your listening and viewing pleasure, in early 2011. But do keep checking the blog for interviews, events and other such Poetry related greatness. In the meantime, enjoy this ground-breaking, powerful and thought provoking masterpiece.

For information on G.R.E.E.D's, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!




Tuesday, 26 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: In The Spirit | AmeN Noir


Today's Poem of the Day, is In The Spirit by AmeN Noir of Best Kept Secret Collective.

For information on AmeN Noir, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!





Web| Facebook

Monday, 25 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Imagine | Alim Kamara


Today's Poem of the Day, is Imagine by Alim Kamara.

For information on Alim Kamara, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!





Web| Facebook

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Having Soul | Cassie Poe


Today's Poem of the Day, is Having Soul by Cassie Poe.

For information on Cassie Poe, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let her know!





Myspace | Facebook

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Abandonment | Rayon


Today's Poem of the Day, is Abandonment by Rayon.

For information on Rayon, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!




Facebook | Myspace

Monday, 18 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Souled Out | Isis


Today's Poem of the Day, is Souled Out by Isis.

Unfortunately, we weren't able to find any information on Isis, but if you have any contact/information links, please get in touch or leave a comment at the foot of this post. Thanks!





Friday, 15 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: America | Tshaka Campbell


Today's Poem of the Day, is America by Tshaka Menelik Imhotep Campbell.

For information on Tshaka Menelik Imhotep Campbell, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!





Facebook | Web


Thursday, 14 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: BHM | Mark 'Mr T' Thompson


Today's Poem of the Day, is BHM by Mark 'Mr. T' Thompson.

For information on
Mark 'Mr. T' Thompson, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!





Facebook | Web


Wednesday, 13 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Barbara | Jon Goode


Today's Poem of the Day, is Barbara (not Kids will be Kids!) by Jon Goode.

For information on
Jon Goode, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!





Facebook | MySpace


Tuesday, 12 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: The Day Hip Hop Lied | Mr Gee


Today's Poem of the Day, is The Day Hip Hop Lied by Mr Gee.

For information on
Mr Gee, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!





MySpace | YouTube


Friday, 8 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Thick Chicks | Tamara Blue


Today's Poem of the Day, is Thick Chicks by Tamara Blue.

For information on
Tamara Blue, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let her know!





MySpace


Thursday, 7 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: This Is | Queen Sheba


Today's Poem of the Day, is This Is by Queen Sheba (poem kicks in at 02:00 minutes!)

For information on
Queen Sheba, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let her know!




Facebook | Reverbnation


Wednesday, 6 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Justice | Leroy Rose


Today's Poem of the Day, is Justice by Leroy Rose.

For information on
Leroy Rose, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!




Facebook


Tuesday, 5 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: When The Smoke Clearz | Taalam Acey


Today's Poem of the Day, is When The Smoke Clearz by Taalam Acey.

For information on
Taalam Acey, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!




Web | Facebook | MySpace


Monday, 4 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Revolushun | d'bi young


Today's Poem of the Day, is revolushun by d'bi young.

For information on d'bi young
, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let her know!




Web | Facebook


Friday, 1 October 2010

POEM of the DAY: Queen Nzinga | David J - Pugalist

We've been away for a while but are back with a Black History Month Special, which will aim to celebrate and highlight artists who have/had something meaningful to express about a People whom have lots to celebrate.

Throughout October, the ONiT! BHM Special will feature artists from all over the world, as well as the UK. We hope you enjoy them...

Today's Poem of the Day, is Queen Nzinga by David J - Pugilist.

For information on
David J - Pugilist, check out the links beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let him know!





MySpace | Facebook


Thursday, 30 September 2010

NEWS: Apples & Snakes gets ONiT!


ONiT! PR is pleased to announce its new, exciting relationship with Apples & Snakes the UK’s leading organisation for performance poetry.


Apples & Snakes has enlisted the services of ONiT! to execute a ground marketing and PR campaign for a selction of forthcoming projects, starting with Rooted Scratch Festival of Spoken Word.


Rooted is a scratch festival borne out of Apples & Snakes and The Albany’s shared passion with artists and producers within spoken word, to find new and ambitious ways to develop their art form.


Press and Marketing Coordinator of Apples & Snakes, George Palmer, “Apples & Snakes recognises the excellent and grass-root connection ONIT! PR has with London’s spoken word scene and looks forward to working with them”.


Apples & Snakes has built a stellar reputation for itself in the genre of performing arts and is continually working on new ways to create fantastic and value led opportunities for artistes, in an art form which is progressively breaking free from its underground roots.



-ENDS-


Notes to Editor

· Apples & Snakes is a registered charity (No. 294030) based in London

· Apples & Snakes stretches the boundaries of poetry in education and performance, by inspiring participation and giving voice to a diverse range of dynamic poets.

· More information on Apples & Snakes can be found by visiting: http://www.applesandsnakes.org/

· More information on Rooted Spoken Word Scratch Festival can be obtained by contacting one of the following:

· General Information: Albany Theatre: 020 8692 4446

Marketing Enquiries: george@applesandsnakes.org

· Website: http://www.thealbany.org.uk/

· ONiT! PR is a Public Relations, Events, Marketing and Management Company specialising in providing services to, as well as supporting and representing, the Performance Art and Live Music scene, with particular emphasis on Spoken Word and Performance Poetry.

· ONiT! PR can be contacted as follows:

· Telephone: +44(0)7790 443 834 / +44 (0)7958 327 811

· Facebook http://www.facebook.com (Group: ONiT! PR)

















Friday, 17 September 2010

BEFFTA Awards 2010: Poetry Nominations

It is with delight, that we share the 2010 Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television & Arts (BEFFTA) Award nominations for 'Best Spoken Word Artist/Poet' category with you, (in alphabetical order):

Comfort (Art Without Apology)

James Massiah

Kat Francois

Michaela The Poet

Phenzwaan

Suli Breaks

Tshaka Campbell


Voting will begin on 24 September.


For full information on this years awards, click on BEFFTA AWARDS 2010


Friday, 10 September 2010

POEM of the DAY: Words | Zena Edwards

Today's 'Poem of the Day, is 'Words' by Zena Edwards.

For information on
Zena Edwards, check out the link(s) beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let her know!




Thursday, 9 September 2010

POEM of the DAY: Of all the boys of Plateau Private School | Inua Ellams

Today's 'Poem of the Day, is 'Of all the boys of Plateau Private School' by Inua Ellams, followed by an interview with Kayo Chingony.

For information on
Inua Ellams, check out the link(s) beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let her know!





Facebook | MySpace | Web

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

POEM of the DAY: Unknown Direction | Mesinjah

Today's 'Poem of the Day, is 'Unspoken Direction' by Mesinjah.

For information on
Mesinjah, check out the link(s) beneath the video and if you like what you see and hear, get ONiT! and let her know!




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