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College Night Open Mic Poetry | Brookland | March 17, 2017 | Guest Host Kosi Mkame featuring Shirmina Smith / Morgan State U.

Busboys and Poets

Friday, March 17, 2017 from 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)

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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!

 

Guest Hosted by: Kosi Mkame

Kosi

Mandla 'Kosi' Dunnis tap-dancing, beat-boxing poet, longboarder, and Individual Studies major at the University of Maryland in College Park. He enjoys Charm's Super Blowpops, plot twists, the Baltimore "Two Step", 2D Animation, and the occasional Twitter rant. As an alumni of the DC Youth Slam Team, Kosi Dunn earned his proverbial stripes competing/performing nationally as well as serving as Busboys and Poets' monthly youth open mic host at their 5th & K location. Kosi hopes to foster a diverse community of student poet-activists and cannot wait to share his inimitable excitement and love for storytelling with the BB&P Hyattsville family.

 

FEATURING: SHIRMINA SMITH / MORGAN STATE U.

 

Shirmina Smith is a artist, spoken word poet, activist, ratchet, and Chance the Rapper enthusiast born and raised in Philadelphia. She is an 18 year old Education major at Morgan State University. She is a member of both Morgan’s CUPSI and local collegiate slam team. She was a member of the 2016 Philly Youth Poetry Movement Brave New Voices Slam Team in Washington, D.C. Shirmina has performed at several venues including the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Susan Roberts Theater. She has presented her work for Teacher Action Group conferences, author and actor, Hill Harper, and former mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter.

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Brookland
625 Monroe St NE
Washington, dc 20017

Friday, March 17, 2017 from 9:00 PM to 11:00 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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College Night Open Mic Poetry | Brookland | March 17, 2017 | Guest Host Kosi Mkame featuring Shirmina Smith / Morgan State U.
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