Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Sir Harvey Fitz

Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Sir Harvey Fitz

Date and Time

May 15, 2024 8:00 pm

Location

450K

450 K St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20001

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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Sir Harvey Fitz

Harvey 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 creative: freelance photographer, theatrically trained actor, producer, author, and spoken word artist just to name a few. In 2017 he developed and hosts Poetic Vibes Open Mic a safe space platform for creatives and artists which was the subject of a 2018 Georgetown University documentary that won the coveted Beek Center Social Impact & Innovation Award. On Leap Day of 2020 Harvey created and curated the Black to The Future Festival in the historic Anacostia neighborhood that brought together 100 black owned businesses, epicureans, authors, and artists to promote and sell their goods and brands to over 1,000 attendees. Harvey’s recent debut book of poetry “To Haiku’m It May Concern” a volume of haiku poems has garnered critic acclaim and has won him a DMV Renaissance Award for best author. Also, to note he is the most nominated person in DMV Renaissance Award history. Harvey has also been crowned King of Haiku at the first ever Haiku Verzuz Championship in 2022, and on June 24th Harvey won the ArtToGoGo’s 2023 Spoken Word To GoGo Championship ran by the Anacostia BID. His passion and love of the arts fuels his trajectory and has afforded him opportunities, partnerships and placement in rooms and at tables beyond his wildest dreams. Stay tuned the best of Harvey Fitz is still yet to come.

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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.

$5.00 + Tax and fees online. $8.00 (tax and fees included) at the door. 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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