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"Belief + Doubt" Poetry Showcase

Busboys and Poets

Friday, April 12, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

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"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

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.




DC Youth Slam TeamYouth

The DC Youth Slam Team, a program of Split This Rock, uses poetry to teach and empower teens from the DC area to speak up about issues of social justice and represents the District each year at regional and international poetry slam festivals. Member of the team regularly perform at Youth Open Mic.

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
American Sign Language (ASL)

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.


Bomani Armah

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


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When & Where

Hirshhorn Museum
700 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560

Friday, April 12, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

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Our Tribal Statement 

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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