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Monday Open Mic Night | Shirlington | Sept 18, 2017 | Hosted by Lauren Bullock feat Gabriel Ramirez

Busboys and Poets

Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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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 BY:  LAUREN BULLOCK

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.

 

Gabriel Ramirez

Gabriel Ramirez is a 23 year old writer, actor, poet, playwright, and lover of all things love. A Callaloo and Vona fellow, Gabriel is the 2012 Knicks Poetry Slam Champion, a member of the 2012 Urban Word NYC slam team. 
Gabriel was featured in a production of one man shows entitled “Black Ink” where he debuted 
“Sankofa” a one man show he wrote and acted in himself. Gabriel has performed on Broadway at 
The New Amsterdam Theatre, New York Live Arts, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, Lincoln Center, Apollo and other venues around the nation. Gabriel was featured at TEDxYouth Conference and ranked 2nd in New York City in Youth Slam and won the 2013 National Youth Poetry Slam Championship in Boston. Gabriel is humbled by God’s grace and prays the healing he gets from sharing his art heals other’s hearts.
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Busboys and Poets Shirlington
4251 South Campbell Ave
Arlington, 22206

Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:00 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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Monday Open Mic Night | Shirlington | Sept 18, 2017 | Hosted by Lauren Bullock feat Gabriel Ramirez
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