WORDS PER MINUTE

Words Per Minute

Words Per Minute

Sun 9 Oct 2011 | 4pm-6pm | £5

Spoken word, live music, film and performance on a Sunday afternoon.

Words Per Minute has been showcasing the best of Glasgow’s grassroots talent for a year, whether that’s new writing, beatboxing, megaphone poetry, live blues or stand-up comedy: everyone gets ten minutes to impress and everything is rounded off with a DJ set from Miaoux Miaoux.

This month’s line-up includes:

Short stories from Hannah McGill and Allan Wilson
Music from singer/songwriter Becki Wallace
Performance from Gary McNair
Short film Violence was Offered from Alan McKendrick and Tobias Feltus

For those in the Southside area, Words Per Minute will be appearing as part of Bungo Fest on Sat 8th Oct (3.30pm, Mulberry Street). Featuring Kirstin Innes, Alan Bissett and Kirsty Logan come and and enjoy a bitesize experience of WPM on tour.

“In a short three months, Words Per Minute has enlivened the live literary scene in Scotland with its mix of genres and styles” The Herald

“A fine forum for the connections and collaborations that are the lifeblood of creativity” **** The Scotsman