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Wednesday Open Mic Night | 5th & K | Sept 27, 2017 | Hosted by Dwayne B. feat Kaleigh O'Keefe

Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, September 27, 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 KALEIGH O'KEEFE

Kaleigh O’Keefe is a queer and gender non-conforming poet, visual artist, musician, photographer, designer, educator, organizer, founding member of Flatline Poetry, and the only performer in Boston to host a series of open mics while wearing footy pajamas. Kaleigh’s work has been published in Oddball Magazine, Radius Lit Mag, and is forthcoming in University of Hell Press. When not behind a mic, you can probably find Kaleigh reading radical feminist comic books, quoting communists, or hanging around with cats.


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1025 5th Street NW
Washington, 20001

Wednesday, September 27, 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 | Sept 27, 2017 | Hosted by Dwayne B. feat Kaleigh O'Keefe
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