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Sparkle *Queer Open Mic* | 14th & V | March 05, 2017 | Hosted by Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou featuring Megan Alpert

Busboys and Poets

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:00 PM (EST)

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 A Busboys and Poetry event! *SPARKLE* Open Mic Poetry is a queer-friendly and focused reading series that has featured an array of LGBT-dedicated poets. 

 

Regie Cabico is one of the country's leading innovators and pioneers of The Poetry Slam having won 3 National Top Prizes and winning The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam. Bust Magazine ranked him in the "100 Men We Love" and The Kenyon Review called him the Lady Gaga of Poetry. He has appeared on two seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and NPR's Snap Judgement. A former Artist-in-Residence for Asian Pacific American Studies at New York University, Regie's work is published in over 40 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution & The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry.

Danielle Evennou is an ex-cheerleader from Central New Jersey. The daughter of a car salesman and stenographer, she values persuasion, shorthand, humor, and shiny things. Since 2008, she has served as president of the Board of Instigators for the DC women's spoken word organization mothertongue. Her poems have appeared in Blue Collar Review, Objet d'Art, and Xenith. In 2010, Evennou was the recipient of a Young Artist Grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the winner of the 27th Annual Larry Neal Writer's Award in poetry. Her first chapbook, Queen of Tuesday, was published in 2010.


FEATURING: MEGAN ALPERT


Megan Alpert's poetry has appeared in Sixth Finch, Harvard Review, Contrary, Green Mountains Review, Quarterly West, and others. She is the winner of an Orlando Poetry Prize from A Room of Her Own Foundation and was a finalist for the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. Her journalism has been published by The Atlantic, The Guardian, and Foreign Policy. She's working on a poetry collection that explores anger, violence, and gender. 

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Busboys and Poets, 14th & V
2021 14th St NW
Washington, D.C., DC 20009

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:00 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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Sparkle *Queer Open Mic* | 14th & V | March 05, 2017 | Hosted by Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou featuring Megan Alpert
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