- Busboys and Poets - Takoma, Washington DC
"Belief + Doubt" Poetry Showcase
An evening of poetry inspired by the Barbara Kruger exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum.
Note, this event is taking place at the Hirshhorn!
Light hors d'ouervres and refreshments will be provided. Complimentary wine provided by African Passion Wines.
Featured poets and genres include:
Danielle Evennou, co-host of Sparkle Queer Open Mic, is a Larry NealAward recipient who has performed her work in tattoo parlors, on the Gowanus Canal, distinguished universities, and even in laundromats.
Sarah Browning, host of Sunday Kind of Love, is Executive Director of Split This Rock: Poetry of Provocation & Witness, author of Whiskey in the Garden of Eden, and cohost of Sunday Kind of Love at Busboys and Poets.
DJ Supalee, host of ASL Open Mic, is a successful Disk jockey, Deaf Humanitarian award winner and National Nightlife promoter
2Deep, host of 11th Hour Poetry Slam, is an MFA actress, a poet, an author, and a slam champio who captures an audience with her thought-provoking words and overall entertaining personality.
Your host for the evening, Bomani Armah is an Artist, Edu-Tainer and Creative Concierge. Bomani is the Director of Poetry Events (D.O.P.E.) for Busboys and Poets. He is "not a rapper but a poet with a hip-hop style". Learn more about him and his work at www.notarapper.com
Our Tribal Statment
Busboys and Poets is a community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted...a place to take a deliberate pause and feed your mind, body and soul...a space for art, culture and politics to intentionally collide...we believe that by creating such a space we can inspire social change and begin to transform our community and the world.
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