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Open Mic Night | Shirlington | May 27, 2013 | Hosted by Drew Law | Featuring Tuan X

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Monday, May 27, 2013 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

Open Mic Night | Shirlington | May 27, 2013 | Hosted...

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Monday 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.

Hosted Tonight By Drew Law

Tonight's host is Drew Law

Drew Law is a rare breed of entertainer; branching out into several different categories of performing arts with relentless fervor, and showmanship. A Hip-Hop artist who has opened for such superstars as Method Man, Pitbull, EPMD, Biz Markie, Slick Rick, and Dougie Fresh. Drew is also a renowned poet in the city of Washington, D.C. touching on subjects of love, heartbreak, and struggle. Drew is a member of the 2011 Beltway Slam team who finished in the top 8 in the country and 2011 NUSPA (National Underground Spoken Word Poetry Awards) nominee for "Best Performance: Male."

Drew Law has featured at venues such as "Spit Dat", "Warm Wednesday's, "The 11th Hour Slam", and "Busboys and Poets". Also performing in other cities such as New York, New Jersey, Tennessee, and North Carolina. He has also held workshops at several high schools, ranging from DC to to New York. Drew Law has a background in working with at risk youth, and has worked with persons with disabilities for over six years now. He holds a deep passion for his American & Palestinian roots. Drew Law tries to approach every performance like its his last, and holds a deep love for entertaining, and community outreach.


Tuan X

Tuan X is a true artist, a Singer/MC/Writer & Actor from the streets of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY. He intends to lead the way with a new genre-bending style, rooted from the past yet blossoming in brilliant design for the future. Tuan X sets standards in a new era of music; crossing genre boundaries with a sound that is his own. Continuously working on his craft he has released two albums. "Of Mice And Men - EP", a collaboration with a few of New York's profound MC's & "The Piano Lesson - EP" which is a Pop album centering on love, loss & realization. He is currently working on his next project “A Tale Of Two Cities-EP” expected to be released spring/summer 2013.

As an entertainer, Tuan X has performed on various stages. From the floors of City Hall & collegiate auditoriums; to legendary venues such as the Apollo Theater, The Shrine, Santos, & Brooklyn Academy of Music. As a philanthropist & an avid supporter of the ASPCA he has performed for their efforts in raising awareness & helping to prevent cruelty to animals. He has also traveled internationally & was featured on VOX Africa TV's "Shoot The Messenger."

Tuan X’s cultured background is his inspiration. Living in Brooklyn, California and Virginia, while holding family ties in North & South Carolina has greatly affected the essence and substance of his music. Artist from numerous tiers and pockets of the industry have influenced his sound.

Not only does Tuan X want to impact the music industry as an artist but also as an entrepreneur. He is the CEO & Co-Founder of The Art Initiative, an organization built on the foundation of art & the many creative facets used to broadcast it. He helps to create, coordinate, market and host events that shine a new light of creativity on the world of entertainment by providing artists with more platforms for expression.

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When & Where

4251 South Campbell Ave
Arlington, 22206

Monday, May 27, 2013 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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