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Tuesday, August 20 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Storytellers: Like a Prayer with musicians, artists, poets, singers and songwriters.

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We usually think of stories in traditional ways - anchored in written (sometimes spoken) words and unfolding between the covers of books. Similarly, we tend to think of prayer as a formal, scripted act that takes place in specific spaces and contexts. Storytellers: Like a Prayer invites you to reconsider your own perceptions of stories and prayer. Let us take you on a journey to discover (or rediscover) means of connecting by joining artists, singers, song writers and poets as they share how they use their stories as prayers.

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Moderators
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Miriam Hechtman

Miriam is a creative producer, journalist, writer and poet. She is the founder and host of POETICA, a monthly poetry open mic night in Bondi, Sydney. Miriam also writes poetry under the insta handle @_fourlines. She is mother to two daughters and wife to one man. 

Speakers
avatar for Ginette Ball

Ginette Ball

Ginette Ball is a teacher, writer and poet who holds both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters of education from Sydney University. She regularly shares her poetry at Bondi's open mic night Poetica and has helped run the night since its launch in 2017. Ginette has contributed her... Read More →
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Isser Feiglin

Immersed in traditional niggunim and everything from Bizet to Simon & Garfunkel to contemporary Hassidic singers, Isser took his first Chazzan position at age 14 and has never looked back. Bringing emotion and personal meaning into ancient prayers and poems is Isser's passion. He... Read More →
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Jessica Chapnik Kahn

Jessica is an Argentine Australian singer-songwriter, actress and writer. She has worked in theatre and TV, toured the world playing in the bands of some of Australia’s finest artist, as well as releasing her own solo music under the moniker Appleonia. Most recently, Jessica published... Read More →
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Amanda Cohen

Amanda is a poet, essayist and avid traveller. Originally from the United States, she now lives in Bondi, and recently became a regular performer at poetry readings in Sydney. Through her writing, she aims to capture our shared discomfort with vulnerability (and tackle her own). Amanda... Read More →
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Michael Burrows

Michael Burrows is an original folk and rock artist based in Melbourne. He has toured nationally and internationally, collaborated with numerous artists including Neil Finn of Crowded House fame, hit the US charts and has had wide radio support across commercial radio networks in... Read More →
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Alexi Kaye

Alexandra is an accomplished singer who gave it all up to follow God. Through that process, she realised that singing WAS God - a way of connecting with the truest part of herself - and that singing was what God had planned for her all along. With this new understanding and a desire... Read More →
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Nadav Kahn

Nadav Kahn is an Israeli-born APRA award winning singer/songwriter. He has toured the world with several collaborative and solo projects, releasing 10 albums to date. For many years Nadav has studied the mystical powers of sound in India which has enhanced his approach to music making... Read More →
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Amir Paiss

Amir is a poet, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, composer and healer. He is co-founder of Sheva, the Hebrew-Arab music ensemble with which he performed in the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and Israel and won 2 gold records. Amir studied philosophy, Sufism, Jewish mysticism... Read More →
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Ilan Kidron

Ilan Kidron is a Sydney based singer/songwriter, best known as the lead singer for Australia’s multi platinum selling dance music act The Potbelleez. As a writer he is a double ASCAP, double APRA award winner and has two Billboard Latin #1s. He has co-written releases with stars... Read More →


Tuesday August 20, 2019 7:30pm - 9:30pm PDT
Bondi Pavilion

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