Tag Archives: ‘Angry’ Sam Berkson

Word Wrestling Federation Presents: Page Match 2

@ The Camden Roundhouse, 25/02/201 – reviewed by James Webster – The Concept: An odd mix?  Performance poetry and professional wrestling seems like an odd mix. On the one hand there’s the machismo, violence and soap-opera of pro wrestling and on the other the more reflective, cerebral and verbal poetry. But in organising this event Dan…

Hammer & Tongue Camden vs Oxford: Part 1, Camden

10/10/11 @The Green Note Cafe – Reviewed by James Webster (with help from Dana Bubulj) – I have a fondness for Hammer and Tongue; their events were my first taste of performance poetry. Their slams running in 6 different locations provide a lot of people with similarly excellent introductions to poetry slams. So in October…

Hackney Hammer & Tongue (@The Victoria) 04/04/11

-Reviewed by James Webster- The Night Another month and another Hammer & Tongue slam. The Victoria in Hackney is the newest place for H&T to ply their own particular poetic excellence, this being only the 3rd slam here. The venue does not at first look like a typical poetry venue, The Victoria having a certain…