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Tuesday Open Mic Night | 14th & V | January 23, 2018 | Hosted by Gowri K. feat Jerrica Escoto

Busboys and Poets

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 9:00 PM (EST)

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Tuesday 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: Gowri K.

Gowri K. is a Tamil American poet, performing artist, teaching artist, and lawyer whose family immigrated from Sri Lanka. A Kundiman fellow, she serves as poetry coordinator at BloomBars, senior poetry editor with Jaggery, and co-editor of Beltway Poetry Quarterly. Gowri tweets and instagrams haiku and senryu @gowrimozhi 

 

FEATURING: Jerrica Escoto

Jerrica Escoto has been a spoken word performer for over a decade.  S/he was on the 2010, 2013, and 2015 San Diego Slam Team and a finalist at the 2011 Women of the World Poetry Slam where s/he ranked 12th in the world that year.  Jerrica has used their poetry to mentor youth and facilitate workshops for young women in community schools and juvenile hall.  In 2014, s/he released her first book of poetry with fellow poet, Gill Sotu, entitled "How to Love Gods and Acrobats" and they are currently working on releasing their second book of poetry in early 2018. Jerrica holds a Masters degree in Women’s Studies and has taught at two San Diego County universities. Their professional career in content and creative strategy started when s/he served as a Creative Content Specialist for celebrity life-coach, Tony Robbins. S/he is currently a Producer for a tech education management company that fuses both their academic background and Production/Creative background.

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2021 14th St NW
Washington, 20009

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 9:00 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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Tuesday Open Mic Night | 14th & V | January 23, 2018 | Hosted by Gowri K. feat Jerrica Escoto
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