Arts Keele Programme - Autumn/Winter 2021 - Page 18

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Keele Concerts
24 November 7.30pm
Keele University Chapel
Entry £ 16 | Students FREE
OKIEM is an exceptional pianist and composer who ’ s music is described as “ cinematic classical ”. He creates his signature sound by combining piano , orchestral instruments and synthesisers .
This unique wealth of experience with top class artists helps to shape his unique sound , compositions , and astounding live performance that continues to captivate his audiences .
Okiem will be accompanied by a string quartet for this special performance under the stunning Gaia ( see page 4 ).

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Literature, film & drama ArtsKeele Christmas Open Mic 6 December 7.30pm Raven Mason Suite, Keele Hall Entry FREE Caleb Parkin Okechukwu Nzelu 22 November 7.30pm 8 November 7.30pm University Common Room, Keele Hal University Common Room, Keele Hal Entry FREE Entry FREE Okechukwu Nzelu is a Manchester-based writer. In 2015 he was the recipient of a Northern Writers’ Award from New Writing North. In 2020 his debut novel, The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney (Dialogue Books/Little,Brown), won a Betty Trask Award and was shortlisted for the Betty Trask Prize, the Desmond Elliott Prize, and the Polari First Book Prize. His second novel, Here Again Now, will be published by Dialogue Books in March 2022. He is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Lancaster University. Book online Photograph by Martin Glackin Buy your tickets at Caleb Parkin is a poet, performer, educator and filmmaker based in Bristol. In addition to his two collections - Wasted Rainbow (Tall Lighthouse) and This Fruiting Body (Nine Arches), Caleb’s work has appeared in numerous literary magazines and has achieved success in national competitions. With a particular interest in Poetry as Therapy and a background in media, Caleb’s work has engaged with a number of traditional and non-traditional audiences. It is that time again, of mince pies, mulled wine and an open mic for Keele’s very own creative writing talent. Join us for this last Keele Hall Reading of the term to sample our latest student writings. If you yourself would like to read something, please let your creative writing tutor know as soon as possible. 19 18