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Wednesday Open Mic Night | 5th & K | May 24, 2017 | Hosted by Dwayne B. featuring Anthony Febo

Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Wednesday 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: DWAYNE B.

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Dwayne B aka the “Crochet Kingpin” is a homegrown DC native poet, activist, break-dancer, and fashion designer. Dwayne has been known to write a pretty good haiku in his day which has lead to him win the Best Haiku Award at the 2011 National Underground Spoken-Word Poetry Awards (NUSPA), and his work to increase HIV awareness through the spoken-word community garnered recognition from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, BBCAmerica, the Discovery Channel, and the Washington Post. Ultimately his goal is to make the audience feel something, and he’s always met his goal! When not documenting his life through poetic meter, he can be found on the metro making scarves and hats, or singing karaoke.


FEATURING: ANTHONY FEBO

Anthony Febo is a poet, actor, youth worker, lover and friend. He founded the college and adult slam poetry scene in the city that birthed and raised him, Lowell, MA. He also co-founded FreeVerse! a organization that works with Lowell's youth to better understand themselves through poetry. He has been a teaching artist for the last 10 years and just recently became a full time artist through the duo Adobo-Fish-Sauce: a live cooking and poetry show. He is Puerto Rican as hell. So you can catch him in the kitchen or on the dance floor ready to show you what that means.


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1025 5th Street NW
Washington, 20001

Wednesday, May 24, 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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Wednesday Open Mic Night | 5th & K | May 24, 2017 | Hosted by Dwayne B. featuring Anthony Febo
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