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The Rumble: All Stars
Code: 223  |  Type: Special Event   |  Genres: Poetry, Music
Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Pier 2/3 Club Stage, Pier 2/3, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Miles Merrill, Trevor Brown, MC Trey, Luka Lesson
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See the winning team from The Rumble light up the stage, spitting rhymes and poetry with MC Trey and Luka Lesson. Hosted by Miles Merrill, with live music by The Man of a Thousand Sounds, Trevor Brown.

Presented by Word Travels with ICE, Street University and WestWords. The Rumble is supported by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

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Miles Merrill (Australian)

Originally from Chicago, Miles Merrill is the creative director of the literary arts association, Word Travels. He has worked as a writer and performer of monologues, poems and stories for 15 years. His productions The Night Words Festival (Sydney Opera House 2008) and Slamming (Sydney Festival 2005) won outstanding critical acclaim. Miles introduced poetry slams to Australia in 2004 and he created the national Australian Poetry Slam in 2007. He publishes on CD, DVD, online and in print but his work is best experienced live.
 milesmerrill.com

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Trevor Brown (Australian)

Trevor Brown is a lecturer in performance studies at RMIT University. He is known as a pioneer in Australia's music scene, adding his own interpretations to world music, jazz, improvisation and electronica. He has worked for 20 years as a freelance musician, musical director, composer, performer and event organiser. Trevor has also initiated ground-breaking collaborations with spoken-word artists and is currently a member of the band Waiting for Guinness.

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MC Trey (Australian)

MC Trey is an ARIA, Urban Music, 3D and Jack Awards nominee and was named one of Sydney's Top 100 Creatives in 2010. Over the years, Trey has established herself as a prominent artist within hip hop and urban music in Australia. Her unique style offers a fresh serve of positive, melodic and insightful rhymes and rhythms about life, love and her experiences. In addition to being an artist, she's also a cultural community developer in Western Sydney with Information Cultural Exchange.

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Luka Lesson (Australian)

Luka Lesson is a hip hop artist, the current Australian Poetry Slam Champion and co-director of The Centre for Poetics and Justice based in Melbourne. Luka uses hip hop and poetry to run community development projects for marginalised young people. He has taught Indigenous studies at Monash University for the past two years and holds a first-class honours degree in the same field. Luka's first full-length book and album is Please Resist Me.
 lukalesson.com

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