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ONGOING LITERARY AND POETRY EVENTS

 

Poetic Beats

Every 1st and 3rd Saturday (except for December 2004 and January 2005)

Dar Es Salaam Bookstore, 4000 34th St Mt. Rainier, MD. Free

Open to all ages. For more information send an email to Aashawarrior@aol.com or call 301-209-0010

 

DC Guerilla Poetry Insurgency

Every 1st and 3rd Monday

Dupont Circle by the fountain, NW Washington, DC

6:30pm

Hosted by DC Guerilla Poetry Insurgency

http://lists.mutualaid.org/mailman/listinf...cguerillapoetry

 

Sister Scribes and Associates presents poetry and open mic sessions

Every First and Third of the Month.

PHISH TEA 1335 H Street, NE Washington, DC.7:00-8:30pm. For more information call (202) 396-2345 or send an email to rking2709@aol.com

Visit www.sisterscribesandassoc.com

 

Word of Mouth Poetry

Every 2nd Monday of the Month.

Bossa Bistro Lounge, 2463 18th St. NW, Adams Morgan neighborhood, Washington, DC.

Open Mic. For more information contact: Laurie Blair, 202/353-5635; laurie@wordofmouth.cc or laurelleblair@yahoo.com

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wordofmouthpoetry

 

Spoken Word Series

Every Tuesday.Fountain of Truth. Cada Vez, 1438 U St NW Washington, DC. Hosted by Joseph S. Briggs. For more information

call (301) 452-8063 or email to jsbriggs_4u@hotmail.com

 

NAGCHAMPA NIGHTS

Every Wednesday.Bohemian Caverns in the CAVE.11th and Ust NW Washington DC.Open Mic Featured international, as well as local poets.Admission: $15 dollars (part of which goes towards coupons for food/drink); $5 with card from Dehejia. Hosted by Dehejia Maat. For more information contact Dehejia at dehejia_maat@yahoo.com

 

WHUR-FM 96.3. Spoken Word @ Joe's Place

Every Wednesday.529 Bryant St., NW Washington, DC.Live radio show featuring poetry, music, discussion, special guests. Hosted by Joe Gorham.

For more information call 202- 806-3500

or send an email to Kimberly Washington,

Producer at kwashjazz@juno.com

 

THE BATCAVE spoken word open mic

Every 2nd Wednesday. DC Arts Center. 2438 18th St NW Washington, DC. 7:30 pm. Free. Everyone is welcome to this open mic event (poets, musicians, performance artists,etc.) Each month has a theme.Hosted by Dee Snyder. For more information send an email to dcarts98@aol.com or call 202-462-7833

 

The Nora School Series

Every 2nd Thursday of the month( September through April)

955 Sligo Ave., Silver Spring, MD. 7:30pm.

Readings at a private high school feature local poets of note along with talented teenage writers from the area. Coordinated by Chris Conlon. Free Admission.http://www.nora-school.org

 

Third Thursday Poetry Fest

Every 3rd Thursdays. Starbucks, 800 7th St. NW, Second level, DC.Sponsored by Starbucks; organized by Cultural DC and Desho Productions, Hosted by Abena Disroe. Two featured poets followed by open mic. Free Admission.6:30pm. For more information send an email to Olokun333@aol.com or call 202-519-1101

 

Verse, Vibes and Bites

Every 3rd Thursday of the Month.Barnes and Noble Books, 555 12th St. NW, Metro Center neighborhood, DC. Featured poet, followed by open mic. Hosted by Sistah Joy Matthews Alford. Doc Powell performs on Djembe (African drum). Free Admission.7:00pm. For more information send an email to poetsistahjoy@aol.com or call 202-246-0111

 

Trinity Open Mic

Every 3rd Thursday of the Month.Trinity College, Kerby Lounge, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, DC.One block from Catholic University, Brookland neighborhood. All talents welcomed. Refreshments, live band. Hosted by Ayana Howard. Free Admission. 7:00pm. For more information call 202-258-0168

 

Cafe Muse

Every 3rd Thursday of the Month.Friendship Heights Community Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase, MD. Featured readers followed by open mic. Michael Davis plays classical guitar preceding readings (starting at 7:15). Sponsored by The Word Works, Inc. Free Admission. For more information visit http://www.wordworksdc.com

 

Royal Words Poetry Lounge

Every Other Thursday (except for October 7, 2004, December 2004, January and February 2005)

DC Sanctuary, 1355 H St NE Washington, DC

$4.00 non-performers, free for performers

7:00pm

Hosted and Coordinated by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior"

To participate in this event send an email to Aashawarrior@aol.com

Directions call 202-399-4033

 

Poetry in Motion

Every 1st Friday of the Month.Cathedral of Christ Baptist Church, 5354 Sheriff Road, Chapel Oaks, MD. Featured poets, followed by open mic. Admission price unclear. 7:00pm. (202) 287-5997 or (202) 297-6225.

http://somethinginspirational.net

 

The Underground (formerly known as Urban Safari)

Every 1st & 3rd Friday of the Month.737 Granby Street, Downtown Norfolk, VA. Open mic, features, slams.Hosted by: Queen Sheba & Godchild, music by DJ Midday! $5 before 10pm,

$7 after complimentary heavy hor d'oeuvres

For more information send an email to queensheba@oyaxclusive.com and visit http://www.queensheba.org

 

Eric L. Farrell's WordStage Poetry Lounge

Every 2nd Friday of the Month. Books - A - Million, 11 Dupont Circle NW Washington, DC. Hosted by Eric Farrell.Open Mic Poetry & Spoken Word. No profanity. FREE EVENT.7:00pm. For more information send an email to poetfarrell@yahoo.com or call (202) 319-1374. Visit www.wordstage.net

 

The Metropolitan FAME Ministry presents The Poetry Cafe

Every 2nd Friday of the Month.Metropolitan Baptist Church. 1225 R St NW Washington, DC (K-Hall).Organized by Angela Mcpherson.Open Mic Poetry. No profanity Allowed. 7:00pm.Free.For more information call Angela McPherson at 202-238-5009 or fameministry@hotmail.com

 

Venture 4th Fridays Open Mic Presented by Sounds of Hope

Every 4th Friday of the Month.Potter's House Books, 1658 Columbia Rd. NW, Adams Morgan neighborhood, DC. For more information send an email to fridaynights@pottershousedc.org or call 202-232-2885. Free for performers

http://pottershousedc.org

 

UPCOMING LITERARY AND POETRY EVENTS

 

Saturday, October 16, 2004.Poetic Beats:Open Jam Session. Dar Es Salaam Bookstore. 4000 34th St Mt. Rainier, MD. 5:00pm. Free,but donations are welcomed and open to the public. Hosted by Eustace M. Bellille, Author of Undiscovered Emotions (www.beustace.com) and Coordinated by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior" (www.authorsden.com/ashawarrior).All talents welcomed. Poets, Spoken Word Artists, Authors, Aspired Writers and Poets are encouraged to participate. For more information send an email to ebellille@beustace.com or Aashawarrior@aol.com

 

Monday, October 18, 2004. The DC Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency.DC Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency Comes to Campus. RED SQUARE.Georgetown University Main Campus.Co-sponsored by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), Hoyas for Choice, Black Student Alliance(BSA), and GU Peace Action.Noon - 2:30pm. For further information send an email to

SButtar@hewm.com

jahluvsoljah@yahoo.com

alysebhammonds@mail.com

shereenl@georgetown.edu

 

Monday, October 18, 2004.The DC Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency. The DC Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency Jam.Dupont Circle NW Washington, DC. 6:30pm - until.For further information send an email to

SButtar@hewm.com

jahluvsoljah@yahoo.com

alysebhammonds@mail.com

shereenl@georgetown.edu

 

Monday, October 18, 2004. Sister Scribes and Associates presents poetry and open mic sessions. PHISH TEA 1335 H Street, NE Washington, DC.7:00-8:30pm. For more information call (202) 396-2345 or send an email to rking2709@aol.com

Visit www.sisterscribesandassoc.com

 

Tuesday, October 19, 2004. Spoken Word Series: Fountain of Truth. Cada Vez, 1438 U St NW Washington, DC. 7:30pm. Hosted by Joseph S. Briggs. For more information call (301) 452-8063 or email to jsbriggs_4u@hotmail.com

 

Thursday, October 21, 2004.Royal Words Poetry Lounge. DC Sanctuary, 1355 H St. NE, Washington, DC.No Profanity will be allowed. Free for performers and $4.00 for non performers. 7:00pm. Coordinated by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior". For more information send an email to Aashawarrior@aol.com

 

Thursday, October 21, 2004. Third Thursday Poetry Fest. Starbucks, 800 7th St. NW, Second level, DC.Sponsored by Starbucks; organized by Cultural DC and Desho Productions, Hosted by Abena Disroe. Two featured poets followed by open mic. Free Admission.6:30pm. For more information send an email to olokun333@aol.com or call 202-519-1101

 

Thursday, October 21, 2004. Verse, Vibes and Bites. Barnes and Noble Books, 555 12th St. NW, Metro Center neighborhood, DC. Featured poet, followed by open mic. Hosted by Sistah Joy Matthews Alford. Doc Powell performs on Djembe (African drum). Free Admission.7:00pm. For more information send an email to poetsistahjoy@aol.com or call 202-246-0111

 

Thursday, October 21, 2004. Trinity Open Mic.Trinity College, Kerby Lounge, 125 Michigan Ave. NE, DC.One block from Catholic University, Brookland neighborhood. All talents welcomed. Refreshments, live band. Hosted by Ayana Howard. Free Admission. 7:00pm. For more information call 202-258-0168

 

Thursday, October 21, 2004. Cafe Muse. Friendship Heights Community Center, 4433 S. Park Ave., Chevy Chase, MD. Featured readers followed by open mic. Michael Davis plays classical guitar preceding readings (starting at 7:15). Sponsored by The Word Works, Inc. Free Admission. For more information visit http://www.wordworksdc.com

 

Friday, October 22, 2004. Venture 4th Fridays Open Mic Presented by Sounds of Hope.Potter's House Books, 1658 Columbia Rd. NW, Adams Morgan neighborhood, DC. For more information send an email to fridaynights@pottershousedc.org or call 202-232-2885. Free for performers

http://pottershousedc.org

 

Tuesday, October 26, 2004.Spoken Word Series: Fountain of Truth. Cada Vez, 1438 U St NW Washington, DC. 7:30pm. Hosted by Joseph S. Briggs. For more information call (301) 452-8063 or email to jsbriggs_4u@hotmail.com

 

Tuesday, October 26, 2004. Spoken Word. Word of Mouth. HR - 57. 1610 14th St NW Washington, DC. 8:00pm. $5.00 cover. For more information call 202-667-3700. Hosted by Jonathan Miller, Laila Shereen, Laurie Blair, Shahid Buttar and others.

 

UPCOMING READING(S)

 

Saturday, October 16, 2004. Eustace M. Bellille will sign copies of his

book " Undiscovered Emotions" during Poetic Beats at Dar Es Salaam, 4000 34th St Mt. Rainier, MD. 5:00pm.

 

About the Author - Eustace M. Bellille

 

Eustace M. Bellille is a young, imaginative, and talented individual, who has self-published his first book entitled: Undiscovered Emotions. He has performed at such venues as the Market 5 Gallery (Washington, DC) and Mt. Pleasant Library (Washington, DC). Eustace serves as one of the co-chairs for Art-O-Matic 2004.

 

He is available for book signings, readings or special interest. Eustace can be reached at ebellille@beustace.com

 

Please visit his webpage at http://www.beustace.com

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