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Thursday Open Mic Night | Hyattsville | August 17, 2017 | Hosted by Rebecca Dupas feat Black Chakra

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Thursday, August 17, 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.  $5.00 suggested donation at the door is highly encouraged to support local poetry.  

 

 HOSTED BY: REBECCA DUPAS

 

Rebecca, a Louisiana native, is an educator, photographer      and award-winning poet whose writing, performance, and    contribution to the poetry community has been recognized in  Philadelphia, Baltimore and beyond. Rebecca is the founder  and creative director of A DOSE OF DUPAS, an event-based  poetry company that houses several events to include  Coffee  & Critiques, a writer's circle, and "Come On Son!", a  four-  woman poetry collective. This poet, producer, event  host &  educator has published four CDs of original poetry  and  recently published a book entitled "The Exchange" in  May  2013. Rebecca has appeared on TedxTalks, Centric,  Fox 5,  and OneMicTV.com. Her recent tour included appearances on C- Span & PBS News and in The Washington Post alongside President Clinton. For a complete bio, please visit rebecccadupas.com/bio

 

FEATURING: BLACK CHAKRA

Black Chakra is a Baltimore-based Spoken Word Artist and Emcee whose talent has been showcased on stages across America. He is a poetry instructor for Dewmore Baltimore where he has lead the Woodlawn High School Poetry Team to all city slam competition victory four years, consecutively. Black Chakra is a former member of the 2016 National Slam Championship at the National Poetry Slam (NPS). In 2017, in concomitant with leading his school to their 4th victory, Black Chakra won Baltimore's Grand Slam Finals and helped lead Baltimore's Poetry Team to victory at Southern Fried. 

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5331 Baltimore Ave. Suite 104
Hyattsville, 20781

Thursday, August 17, 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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