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College Night NERD Open Mic & SLAM | Brookland | January 19, 2018 | Hosted by Lauren Bullock of Black Nerd Problems

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Friday, January 19, 2018 from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EST)

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College Night Open Mic! A Busboys and  Poetry Event   Every third Friday of the month. For two hours audiences can expect a diverse chorus of college students voices and a vast array of spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, comedians and other talents from freshmen to graduate students.  Each month, we feature a different college/university or an individual alumni artist. A great alternative to the college night life! Audience is open to all, college students are encouraged to share their work!

 

JOIN US FOR THIS SPECIAL NERD SLAM & OPEN MIC:

Love comic books, anime, are you an ardent Star Wars know it all? Bring all your fandom and nerdom to this special college night event, where a head to head match based on specific topics will decide who will get to perform their best nerd, pop culture, and all things funny inspired poems! Winner receives a Busboys and Poets Gift Card and a copy of a comic book from our Busboys and Poets Books bookstore

HOSTED BY: Lauren Bullock of Black Nerd Problems

Lauren Bullock is a multi-racial writer, performer, and community organizer. She has competed in several adult level slam competitions, including the National Poetry Slam, the Southern Fried Poetry Slam, and has appeared on multiple final stages for the College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). As a founding and three time member of the University of North Carolina’s slam team, the former Artistic and Executive Director of Wordsmiths (UNC’s first-ever organizational board dedicated to poetry and slam), and Future Corps mentor for international youth poetry festival Brave New Voices, Lauren is committed to supporting the young voices of her generation and those after. Currently she serves as a contributing staff writer for nerd culture web site Black Nerd Problems as well as poetry editor for literary magazine FreezeRay Poetry.




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Brookland
625 Monroe St NE
Washington, dc 20017

Friday, January 19, 2018 from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EST)


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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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College Night NERD Open Mic & SLAM | Brookland | January 19, 2018 | Hosted by Lauren Bullock of Black Nerd Problems
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