Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Dwayne B 12.26.18

Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Dwayne B 12.26.18

Date and Time

Dec 26, 2018 9:00 pm

Location

450K

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

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Description:

A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Dwayne B

Dwayne B! aka the “Crochet Kingpin” is a homegrown DC native poet, activist, break-dancer, and fashion designer. He is one of the hosts of DC's longest running open mic series, Spit Dat, as well as a member of the Busboys and Poets hosting team for the 5th & K location.

In addition to featured readings at every Busboys and Poets location, SAGAfest Iceland 2015, Spirits and Lyrics NYC and Manassas, Woolly Mammoth Theater, and the C2EA “We Can End AIDS” march, Dwayne’s short form poetry prowess led him to win the Best Haiku Award at the 2011 National Underground Spoken-Word Poetry Awards (NUSPA). His work to increase HIV awareness through spoken-word garnered recognition from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, BBCAmerica, the Discovery Channel, and The Washington Post.

Ultimately, his goal is to force his audience to feel. He tends to meet goals. When not documenting his life through poetic meter, he can be found on the metro making scarves and hats, or singing karaoke.

FEATURING: Martin Graff

The Face Zone (Martin Graff) is a live multimedia spoken word act of poetic prose vignettes with matching artwork about every topic form the stigma of liking scrapple to the meaning of life. The show is punctuated by original piano compositions to further deepen the experience. Graff's imaginative humor, insightful commentary, unconventional artwork, and compelling music offer a uniquely engaging respite that cuts through the noise of our information age lives with concise, essential truths certain to entertain and inspire lasting reflection.

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$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. Tickets will be sold at the door if available. 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.

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