sherri SQ

Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Simply Sherri


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    May 8, 2024
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Simply Sherri!California born and Maryland raised, Simply Sherri started writing in 2001 and started reciting her work in 2008 in her poetic home of Baltimore. With topics ranging from love and relationships to depression and verbal abuse, her writing style is easy going and a reflection (more…)

KianeInk

Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by Miss Kiane Ink


  • Event Start
    May 9, 2024
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Miss Kiane InkAlthough she is a social worker by profession, she is a poet by passion. In 1997, Dinahsta launched KIANE INK. She wrote cards, poems and other writings for special events and as special gifts. In 2005, she expanded KIANE INK to include the artistry (more…)

DaTruth

Thursday Night Open Mic Night hosted by Da Truth


  • Event Start
    May 9, 2024
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Da TruthThe equation Situation – Lie +(facts×Reason)= Da Truth. A spoken word artist who is widely known on Baltimore’s poetry scene. This Baltimore native has graciously shifted around the east coast projecting pieces that pierce the minds of her listeners. With powerful wordplay, straight talk and (more…)

9th Hour Poetry Slam hosted by Charity Blackwell

9th Hour Poetry Slam hosted by Charity Blackwell


  • Event Start
    May 10, 2024
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Charity BlackwellA poetry slam is a competitive event in which poets perform their work and are judged by members of the audience. Typically, the host or another organizer selects the judges, who are instructed to give numerical scores (on a zero to 10 or one to (more…)

MalachiByrd

Friday Night Open Mic hosted by Malachi Byrd


  • Event Start
    May 10, 2024
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poets Event hosted this week by MALACHI BYRDYou won’t get five minutes into a conversation with Malachi Byrd, without hearing about Washington, D.C. An author, teacher, songwriter, and arts advocate from the district, Malachi believes superpowers exist in creative writing. An African-American Studies graduate from Princeton University, MalPractice gets his name from (more…)

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ASL Open Mic Night hosted by Marcus J Smith


  • Event Start
    May 10, 2024
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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ASL (American Sign Language) OPEN MIC PRESENTS:On this night, American sign language users and viewers from all corners of life will come together to recite a poem, song, short skit or jokes. Come out and enjoy the wonderful environment while you eat, get your drink on and socialize. Great for those learning American sign language.Hosted (more…)

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Monday Night Open Mic hosted by 13 of Nazareth


  • Event Start
    May 13, 2024
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by 13 of Nazareth13 of Nazareth is a performance poet living with epilepsy, a dry sense of humor, and peace of mind over everything. The golden thread which runs throughout his hip-hop infused poetry is drawn from the looms of various spiritual traditions to weave a tapestry (more…)

Bread & Roses | DC Labor FilmFest

Bread & Roses | DC Labor FilmFest


  • Event Start
    May 14, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Charity SQ

Tuesday Night Open Mic hosted by Charity Blackwell


  • Event Start
    May 14, 2024
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Charity BlackwellCharity Blackwell the D.O.P.E (Director of Poetry Events) at Busboys and Poets and the Senior Advisor for Arts and Culture at DC SCORES.She is a spoken word artist, poet, emcee, motivational speaker, activist, and teacher who hails from South Carolina and now calls Washington, DC (more…)

Takoma Park Old Time Jam

Takoma Park Old Time Jam


  • Event Start
    May 15, 2024
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sir Harvey Fitz

Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Sir Harvey Fitz


  • Event Start
    May 15, 2024
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Sir Harvey FitzHarvey Fitz is a curator of cultural awesomeness who hails from Alexandria, Virginia and is a graduate of the Virginia State University with a BA in Mass Communications: Radio & Television Production. He currently resides in the Washington Metropolitan Area and is a multifaceted (more…)

“Perfume & Pain” with Anna Dorn


  • Event Start
    May 16, 2024
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Busboys and Poets Books welcomes Anna Dorn to discuss her new novel, “Perfume & Pain”.A controversial LA author attempts to revive her career and finally find true love in this hilarious nod to 1950s lesbian pulp fiction.Having recently moved both herself and her formidable perfume bottle collection into a tiny bungalow in Los Angeles, mid-list (more…)