Date and Time
Apr 18, 2019 9:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Mary Bowman
Mary Bowman is an internationally recognized motivational speaker, singer, and poet native to the Washington, DC area. Drawing from personal experience, both transparent and vulnerable whether, in poetry or song, her words allow her access to spaces that aren’t traditionally artistic. From local open mic nights to international conferences and beyond, Mary shares herself openly and proudly. Mary’s life and work have been featured in various mediums; print publications, as well as broadcast television and radio networks. Her powerful performance caught the attention of the editors of A&U Magazine and led them to invite Mary to grace the cover of the August 2016 issue. Mary is humbly continuing to carry out her vision to inspire people to find their own personal empowerment and freedom through her art. Mary has three projects available for purchase, ‘LOTUS’ the 2010 collection of poetry, LOVE B.O.A.T.S. the ep, released in 2014, and EMERGE the 2017 collection of poetry.
FEATURING: PIERRE HARPS
Pierre Harps, born and raised in the DMV, has been an active member of the poetry scene for over 8 years. Pierre who is one part of Silent Treatment Entertainment, has been featuring and hosting poetry events inside as well as outside of the DMV. Pierre is a poet who's passion to write begins with a creative stance above the judgement of pessimist. "Anything is possible when I have a word in my heart."
2019 DC YOUTH POET LAUREATE GABRIELA OROZCO
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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.