Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Glo Shines. 11.11.19

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Glo Shines. 11.11.19

Date and Time

Nov 11, 2019 9:00 pm

Location

Brookland

625 Monroe St NE, Washington, District of Columbia, 20017

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Description:

A Busboys and Poets 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.

FEATURING: HAAS TRULY

Jazminia “Haas” Griffith is a multifaceted artist and creative story teller who uses different mediums to articulate experiences. Her poems are painted in transparency; her art is vibrant with movement, and her design is concise yet whimsical. Welcome to her world.

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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. 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 a forfeiture of seats.

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