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Tuesday Night Live: Fifteen Years of Friendly Street Jeri Kroll

Tuesday Night Live: Fifteen Years of Friendly Street

Jeri Kroll

Published October 31st 1998
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Paperback
254 pages
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Art is long, politics brief. Friendly Street is Australias longest running community poetry reading and one of the nations most vital small publishers. Tuesday Night Live tells you the story of Friendly Street and brings together some ofMoreArt is long, politics brief. Friendly Street is Australias longest running community poetry reading and one of the nations most vital small publishers. Tuesday Night Live tells you the story of Friendly Street and brings together some of Australias best poetry written over the first fifteen years of Friendly Street.It was one of those blue, blazing evenings when the heat seemed to stream in from the west ... I remember standing outside at the top of Gordon Choons fire escape, discussing the sacking of the Whitlam Government that had occurred only a few hours earlier. In comparison with the amazing scenes in Canberra, our fledgling poetry reading seemed for a moment trivial and even self-indulgent. Undeterred, we went ahead that momentous evening, and whereas governments have come and gone, Friendly Street has persisted ever since. - Andrew Taylor