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Open Mic Night | Shirlington, VA | July 24, 2017 | Hosted by Big Slli'm Williams feat. Sean B - Book Release of F...Boy

Busboys and Poets

Monday, July 24, 2017 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

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Tickets purchased in store are cash ONLY - $5

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: Big Slli'm 

Mary Bowman

Since the age of 4, Slli’m has expressed himself through the arts. From the visual, to the written, to the spoken, Slli’m has always been an equal opportunity “heartist”. In 2004, he took to the stage, and began performing throughout the United States. As a performer, Slli’m has enjoyed the good fortune of sharing the venues with some the most dynamic wordsmiths in the genre. As a host, he has helped bring those talented artists to his loyal supporters. Over the years, Slli’m has delivered performances in slams, showcases, festivals, workshops and the National Underground Spoken Word and Poetry Awards, resulting in 4 NUSPA nominations. When you watch him, it’s easy to see that Slli’m loves hosting as much as performing. With Slli’m Williams, there is a constant effort to create a welcoming environment, spread positive vibes and bring fun to those around him.


SEAN B. SLAUGHTER & The Release of F ** BOY - An investigation on Toxic Black Masculitnity



FUCKBOY highlights what a man is capable of when no one is holding him accountable. From childhood trauma to transformation, FUCKBOY explores in depth, the complexities of a black man's journey to healing.

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Sean Slaughter is an author and graphic designer from Brooklyn, NY. He is a National Slam Champion of the Brave New Voices International Slam Festival. He has been featured on HBO, MTV,  Time Warner and toured his work throughout the United States as well as abroad. Currently he thrives to leaves his mark on culture as the founder of Poetree Brand, a successful cross marketing-cross promotion company for poets

based in Los Angeles.



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When & Where

4251 South Campbell Ave
Arlington, 22206

Monday, July 24, 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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