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Thursday Open Mic Night | Hyattsville | July 20, 2017 | Hosted by Rebecca Dupas featuring K-Love the Poet

Busboys and Poets

Thursday, July 20, 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: K-LOVE THE POET

 

K-Love the Poet is an internationally renowned Spoken Word Artist/Motivational Speaker who made her 2003 debut in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant poetry scene. She also has titles to her credit of actress, author, and mentor; Since 2015 more than 3 videos of her work have gone viral. Her signature poem entitled " Million Dollar Melanin," is currently trending on the internet  as well as empowering people of color with over 900k views. Other accounts of her work have been featured in a variety of publications including Ebony/Jet and the Chicago Suntimes. 

As a performer, she has shared the stage with such legends as Angela Davis, Ameena Mathews, Ava Muhammad, Jessie Jackson, Common, Chaka Khan, Kelly Price, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh just to name a few. She’s a regularly featured artist in more than a dozen cities across the nation. She has been a featured artist on several albums, including one produced by Good Music, Kanye West’s recording label. The African Festival of Art, Caribbean Festival of Life, The West Side Music Festival and The Black Women's Expo are just a few traditional  Chicago events that have welcomed her talent. In addition to general online searches, her work can be seen on her self-released DVD,Broken Cycles 33:1. K-Love is also the recipient of several awards for her community work and humanitarianism

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5331 Baltimore Ave. Suite 104
Hyattsville, 20781

Thursday, July 20, 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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Thursday Open Mic Night | Hyattsville | July 20, 2017 | Hosted by Rebecca Dupas featuring K-Love the Poet
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