Black Friday Special Open Mic Hosted by E-Baby feat Munday Nite
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | November 24, 2017 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by E-Baby

Eric "E-Baby" Smith began writing and reciting poetry in July 2000 with 95.5 WPGC’s Thursday Night Love Talk & Poetry Café. Since then, he’s opened for R&B artists Musiq Soul Child, Me’shell N’degeOcello, and Heather Headley to name a few. He has featured his poetry, hosted poetry shows, and taught classes as a special guest instructor at over 200 colleges and universities across the US. E-Baby has competed in, and won, numerous poetry slams from Virginia to New York within his poetical career. In 2011, he was nominated for the Male Spokenword Performance Artist of the Year by The National Underground Spokenword Poetry Association (NUSPA) and has released two albums.


Munday Crowell Jr. -aka- MundayNite, was born in North Carolina, there he found his calling to the stage since the age of 9. When the time called, he moved the Washington DC and began a career that has put him on stages from the National theatre, to the Lincoln theatre. he became part of a performing group called The Ozetti Project, a non-profit that came together to stop youth violence. He released his first book “Chocolatears” in 2001, which sold a thousand copies and a Cd entitled "MundayNite Live in 2008" which sold four thousand copies all out of the truck of his car. Munday has performed his poetry at many poetry venues in DC, Maryland, and Virginia such as the Busboys and Poets locations, & Nipsey’s in Upper Marlboro, & Annie’s Art Gallery in Camp Springs. He's graced mics with the Brave New World in Philadelphia, PA and Richmond, VA. MundayNite has written a one man stage play entitled “One Mic Stand from the Page to the Stage”.

For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices, and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all come with an open mind and ear.

$5 admission. Tickets available online here beginning at midnight! Ticket limit of 4 per person. Tickets will be released at the door if available. Guests must have their wristbands on upon entering the event.

Seating is available on a first come, first seated basis. No saved or reserved seats are allowed. Failure to check in within 30 minutes of advertised start time may result in forfeiture of seats. Sorry, no refunds.

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