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Open Mic Night | Hyattsville | July 13 2017 | Hosted by 2Deep the Poetess feat Moody Black

Busboys and Poets

Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

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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.

 

HOSTED BY 2DEEP

2Deep

With over a decade of snatching microphones and captivating audiences, 2Deep’s resume reads like Who’s Who travel guide. From Cornell University to Ottawa University, American University to Penn State, United States to Australia, this German born-Alabama raised entertainer has spoken to crowds all over the globe. She’s opened for the late Gil Scott-Heron and performed for President Barack Obama’s first pre-inaugural celebrations at the Washington National Cathedral. She was a four year undefeated slam champion, 2007 Talk To Me Eastern Slam Winner, member of Busboys and Poets’ 2009 Slam Team, Word War II Slam Champion, and prior Busboys and Poets’ Slam Master. 2Deep welcomes a freshman class to American University annually for over half a decade and has spoken out against domestic violence on legislative floors in Maryland. She keeps busy hosting two monthly, sold out shows (ten years) and by running her companies 2DeepUncensored.com and Ms2Deep.com. Armed with a BFA, MFA, and MBA, 2Deep is making herself comfortable in a male dominated arena by leaving traces of lipstick on the microphone and a dash of prose laced with her feminine perspective and her truth. 2Deep is taking the next four decades of her career with force; listen now and forever witness her. Peace 


 FEATURING: MOODY BLACK

Moody Black is a spoken-word and visual artist, actor, story teller, and photographer from Spartanburg, S.C. Moody Black is electrifying audiences across the country with his original poems and energetic performances. Fusing a blend of Hip-Hop, Soul, and Poetry, this talented artist delivers a unique rhythmic message in which each new listener finds common ground. Moody Black has been a performing artist since the age of twelve, and has become a prominent force on a multi-regional poetry scene through his enthusiastic live shows and strong work ethic. In addition, Moody Black is the Coffee Underground Grand Poetry Slam Champion of 2010-2011 and 2011-2012. 2012 Poetry finalist in the 1st Ignite the Mic Talent Show at TD Convention Center, and Champion of the 2nd and 4th Annual Slam Madness Poetry Slam Competition, 2012 Grind Flu Magazine Spoken Word Artist of the year, and tied for first place in the Southern Fried Poetry Slam Slam Master's Slam (2012 Tampa FL and 2013 New Orleans, LA), and co-host and co-organizer of the 22nd Annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam; Along with Kimbi the Goddess-2015 Annual National Poetry Awards Best Open Mic Host and Open Mic Venue Award winner, and 2015 Annual National Poetry Awards nominee for best Spoken-Word CD (Rebuilding Hope), as slam master coached the Say What?! Slam Team (4th place out of 32 teams in the annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam/ 15th place out of 72 teams in the National Poetry Slam), 2016 GANSPA Awards for Best South Carolina Poet, and certified Smart Arts Teacher Trainer through the Metropolitan Arts Council of Greenville, SC.


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Busboys and Poets
5331 Baltimore Ave. Suite 104
Hyattsville, 20781

Thursday, July 13, 2017 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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