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Open Mic Night | 5th & K | April 24, 2013 | Regie and Danielle hosts at SPARKLE - Tolonda Henderson Feature

Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

Open Mic Night | 5th & K | April 24, 2013 | Regie and...

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Wednesday Night Open Mic! A Busboys and  Poetry Event   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.

 

Tonight's host is  Regie Cabico & Danielle EvennouRegie Cabico

Regie Cabico is one of the country's leading innovators and pioneers of The Poetry Slam having won 3 National Top Prizes and winning The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam. Bust Magazine ranked him in the "100 Men We Love" and The Kenyon Review called him the Lady Gaga of Poetry. He has appeared on two seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and NPR's Snap Judgement. A former Artist-in-Residence for Asian Pacific American Studies at New York University, Regie's work is published in over 40 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution & The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry.

 
Tolonda HendersonBio: Tolonda Henderson is a two time champion of the MotherTongue Anti-Valentine's Day Slam. Her chapbook, Chocolate Filling, was published in January 2013. She is a regular performer at Sparkle and other Busboys locations, as well as Spit Dat, where she has featured. A librarian by day, Tolonda enjoys crochet, trampoline, handbells and flying trapeze. Follow her on twitter @tolondathepoet.
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1025 5th Street NW
Washington, 20001

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM (EDT)


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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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