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Open Mic Night | Hyattsville | March 28, 2013 | E-Baby Hosts with Sarah Lawson featuring

Busboys and Poets

Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

Hyattsville, United States

Open Mic Night | Hyattsville | March 28, 2013 | E-Baby...

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Thursday 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.

Eric "E-Baby" Smith began writing and reciting poetry, in July 2000, with 95.5 WPGC’s Thursday Night Love Talk & Poetry Café. Since then, he’s opened for R&B artists Musiq Soul Child, Me’shell N’degeOcello, Heather Headley, & Lyfe Jennings to name a few. After meeting his agent Tracy Wiggs of Jus Wiggin Entertainment in 2002; he’s featured his poetry, hosted poetry shows, and taught classes as a special guest instructor at over 200 colleges & universities across the US. He’s performed on cable programs; plus invited to conferences and festivals to entertain audiences. E-Baby has competed in, and won, numerous poetry slams from Virginia to New York within his poetical career. In 2011, he was nominated for the Male Spokenword Performance Artist of the Year by the National Underground Spokenword & Poetry Association.  and currently touring the country with his 2 CDs: "My Thoughts Are In This Ink" & "Inktoxicated.

Also, an employee of the Library of Congress, he preaches the importance of Copyright and gives out information on how to properly register your written work into the U.S. Copyright Office. In between college dates, his 9-5, and features in the Washington DC area; he also schedules out of town performances at poetry venues across the country. You can find all of his information, tour dates and purchase his CD's at: www.ebabypoems.com.

 

Sarah Lawson
sarah d. lawson is the founder and slammaster of the beltway poetry slam in washington, dc. she can be found teaching writing workshops throughout the city, sharing rough drafts on open mics and hosting at Busboys & Poets 5th and K. she has served on the board of mothertongue, DC's women's spoken word group, and was a member of the jenny mckean moore writing workshop in poetry at the george washington university. sarah is coach of the madeira poetry club, which placed second in DC's louder than a bomb teen poetry competition. she was also a member of DC's team treat yo self, which ranked 5th at the 2012 southern fried poetry slam. she hates capital letters & loves hugs.
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5331 Baltimore Ave. Suite 104
Hyattsville, 20781

Thursday, March 28, 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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