Date and Time
Jan 25, 2022 7:00 pm
14th & V
A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Glo Shines
Glo Shines is a poet, emcee, host and supplier of vibes. Hip -Hopper since a toddler, Glo composed her first raps at the age of 4. Poetry and spoken word came many years later. As a performer she brings an intangible energy that engages and informs her audience. She was a featured at such national venues as Nicolas Bookstore in Brooklyn, Tuesday Verses in Richmond, VA and Wednesday Verses, Honfleur Gallery, Big Chief, Ivy City Smokehouse in Washington, DC, and the renowned Apache Café in Atlanta, GA. She has also featured and hosted at several notable venues in Hampton Roads Virginia: including the Chrysler Museum, The Harrison Opera House, Old Dominion University, Hampton University, Downing Gross Community Center, The Funny Bone and the Newsome House. In 2016, Glo Shines had the privilege of being the opening act for the legendary Dick Gregory. She has performed for and worked with the public school systems of Norfolk, Hampton, and Newport News. She has also worked with various charities including Parents against bullying, the Boys and Girls Club, and Teens with a Purpose.
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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 cover. Wristbands are available for purchase online at midnight and in the restaurant starting at 10:00 AM. No refunds. Ticket purchase limit of 4 per person. Guests must have their wristbands (tickets) 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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For the health & safety of our Tribe and the community, Busboys and Poets has implemented a proof of vaccination requirement for patrons at all of our locations in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Therefore, Busboys and Poets requires all guests attending events to be vaccinated. Attendees must provide proof of vaccination at check-in. Those with medical or religious exemptions must provide proof of exemption status.Masks must also be worn properly (covering nose and mouth) at all times inside of Busboys and Poets when not actively eating or drinking.