Centre for Stories

Listen back to Side Walks 2021

Missed out on Side Walks 2021 or just want to relive the good times? You can now listen to recordings from the full program.

November 17, 2021

Featuring storytelling, conversations and poetry readings, Side Walks 2021 was a total hit and we’re so pleased to share with you the recordings from 9 October 2021.

Listen and watch Nobuo Hara share his story about finding connection through sport, and the challenges he faced before making it onto the field. Hear an insightful portrait of a life, with Carmie Olowoyo is in conversation with his father, Segun Olowoyo, about culture, family, and love. Listen to a billingual poetry reading from our Still I Rise event, featuring originals poems written in response to Maya Angelou’s poem of the same name. It features poets Karen Escobar, Afeif Ismail, Dureshawar Khan and Daniel Hansen.

And so much more here.


About Side Walks

Side Walks is an annual pop-up storytelling, literature and ideas festival run by Centre for Stories. In unique venues across Perth and Northbridge, Side Walks is a curated whirlwind of talks, performances and readings with a special emphasis on homegrown talent. Side Walks 2021 was made possible with funding from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Centre for Stories’ Founders Circle, Aspen Corporate Financial Planning, and Rayner Real Estate.

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