Poetry Events Update: What’s Happening Near You This Week?

23 Sep

Attn. Washington, DC

Date & Time: Monday, September 24th at 7:00 PM
Venue: Liv Nightclub DC, 2001 11th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Details: There will be a $3 minimum donation, but no one will be turned away.  If you would like to participate, send an interest e-mail to subdriftdc(at)gmail[dot]com.  Walk-ins are permitted but advanced notice is preferred.
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Attn. Virginia
Date & Time: Monday, September 24th at 7:30 PM
Venue: Busboys and Poets4251 South Campbell Avenue, Arlington, VA 22206
Details: Busboys and Poetry presents Monday Night Open Mic. Tickets are $5 each. For group ticket details click here. “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…Busboys and Poets is a community where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted.”
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Attn. Florida

Date & Time: Wednesday, September 26th at 8:00 PM
Venue: Club Easy, 878 Hwy US1, Rockledge, FL 32955
Details: Second and Fourth Tuesdays of each month. Doors open at 8:00 PM and the event starts at about 9:00 PM.
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Att. North Carolina
Date & Time: Friday, September 28th at 7:00 PM
Venue: Barnes & Noble, 3102 Northline Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27408
Details: Poet.She presents Women Speak.
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Attn. Texas

Future the Poet performing…

Date & Time: Thursday, September 27th at 8:00 PM
Venue: Pine Street Station, 1101 E 5th St., E. 5th St. & Waller, Austin, Tx 78702
Details: Future will be headlining at Neo Soul, the best spoken word open mic in Austin. Come out and see what South Flavas have to offer. For additional information, click here.
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Date & Time: Friday, September 27th at 6:30 PM
Venue: D’vine Wine, 6755 Phelan Blvd., Beaumont, TX 77706
Details: The Poetic Mess Show with $5 admission
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Attn. New York
Poetess Miss Quote performing…
Date & Time: Wednesday, September 26th at 7:00 PM
Venue: One and One, 76 East 1st Street (Corner of 1st Avenue), New York, NY 10009
Details: Hosted by Inspired Word. Hailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, Miss Quote first appeared at open mics in South Florida under the mentorship of the late Will “Da Real One” Bell, a celebrated community activist and HBO Def Poet alumni. She can be found these days performing in cities around the globe.
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Attn. British Virgin Islands

Location: Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Details: For additional information, click here to contact Emorej Bless by sending a message.

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Ayvaunn Penn is an award-winning writer pursuing her graduate degrees in dramatic writing and acting. She is also a freelance editorpoet, and spoken word artist. To have Ayvaunn Penn feature your original poetry on Your Black Poets, click here. To like Your Black Poets on Facebook, click here. To become Ayvaunn’s Facebook friend, click here.

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