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Poetic Beats.Saturday, May 1,2004. Dar Es Salaam Bookstore 4000 34th St Mt. Rainier, MD. $3:00-$5.00 adults, free under 11. Featuring poet(s) and special guest artist(s) such as Charisse Carney - Nunes "Charisse Sojourner - Peace"(www.brandnuwords.com) and Nitche Ward "The Original Woman"(theoriginalwoman.com). There also will be libations, poetry open mic, book signings and much more. No Profanity is allowed! Hosted by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior" and Dar Es Salaam and Coordinated by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior". Sign up begins at 4:00pm. Reading Starts at 5:00pm. Theme: A Tribute to Mothers. For more information call 301-209-0010.

 

Sunday, May 2 , 2004 *raindate May 16, 2004*. Market Day. Market 5 Gallery, 7th and North Carolina Ave, SE Washington, DC. 11:00am. Free.A day long block party with food, crafts and entertainment for the whole family presented by Friendship House. For more information on the Market Day at the Market 5 Gallery call 202-543-7293

 

Tuesday, May 4, 2004. Poetry at Takoma Park. 7:30PM. Takoma Park (DC) Neighborhood Branch Library 416 Cedar St NW Washington, DC. Free. Featuring Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior", Parris Garnier and Kay Lindsey.Info 202-576-7252

 

May 5, 2004.College Perk Coffee House POETRY Open Mic & Slam.9078 Baltimore Avenue College Park, MD.8:13pm.For more information call 301 -982-0587. Cash prizes.www.collegeperk.org

 

 

May 5, 2004. Indigo Soul. Mocha Lounge 944 Florida Ave NW (behind the towers over at Howard, Washington, DC. 8-12.$5 cover.Neosoul artist and a poet, then open mic.Hosted by Rush Taper and Friends.For information email to indigo_soul_DC@yahoo.com

 

 

Royal Words Poetry Lounge. Thursday, May 6, 2004. 7:00pm. DC Sanctuary 1355 H St NE Washington, DC. Royal Word Poetry Lounge take place every other Thursday and will present featured readers, special guests, poetry open mic, workshops, networking opportunities, literary displays and more.No Profanity will be allowed. Free for performers and $4.00 for non performers. Theme: A Tribute to Mothers. Hosted by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney " Ashawarrior". For more information call 202-399-4033

 

May 7, 2004. Larry Neal Writers' Award Ceremony.Folger Shakespeare Library. 201 E Capitol St SE Washington, DC. 6:30pm. For more information call Jose Dominguez at 202-724-5614 or send an email to jose.dominguez@dc.gov

 

 

May 7, 2004.Poetry in Motion presented by Cathedral of Christ. Cathedral of Christ Baptist Church, 5354 Sheriff Road Chapel Oaks, MD. Rev. Calvin E. Cage, Sr., Pastor. 7:00pm. Featured poet(s), open mic. For more information contact Yvette or Sherry at 202-287-5997 or Monica at 202-297-6225. You can also email them at somethinginspirational@hotmail.com

 

 

May 11, 2004. Poet-A-Tete. Barnes & Noble Bookstore 2800 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, VA 22201.7:30pm. Featured authors, followed by an open mic. Coordinated by Cheryl Crockett. For more information call 703/248-8244

 

 

May 12, 2004.College Perk Coffee House POETRY Open Mic & Slam. 9078 Baltimore Avenue College Park, MD.8:13pm. For more information call 301-982-0587. Cash prizes.www.collegeperk.org

 

 

May 14, 2004.WordStage Poetry Lounge. BOOKS-A-MILLION 11 Dupont Circle NW Washington, DC.7:00pm.(202) 319-1374.Hosted by Eric Farrell.Open Mic Poetry & Spoken Word. Signups start at 6:30pm. No profanity. FREE EVENT.www.wordstage.net

 

Friday, May 14, 2004.The Northminster Presbyterian Church's Emerging Artists Series.Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7720 Alaska Avenue NW Washington, DC. Emerging Artists Presents: The Stars of Washington Competition featuring vocalists, instrumentalists,dancers, and the spoken word.Dinner starts at 6:00 pm; Competition starts at 7:30pm.Prices: Dinner: $8.00, Admission to Emerging Artists Competition: $5.00.Children 12 and under are admitted free to attend the competition.For more information call 202-829-5311 or email to lassiter@us.ibm.com

 

 

Poetic Beats.Saturday, May 15,2004. 5:00pm. Dar Es Salaam Bookstore 4000 34th St Mt. Rainier, MD. $3:00-$5.00 adults, free under 11. Featuring Keisha Parker Miller, followed by poetry open mic, book signings and much more. No Profanity is allowed! Hosted by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior" and Dar Es Salaam and Coordinated by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney "Ashawarrior". Theme: A Tribute to Malcolm X. For more information call 301-209-0010

 

Sunday, May 16, 2004. From the Dimensions of the Serpent and the Moon presents the Return of the Goddess Workshop Conducted by Camila Karam. 1001 Spring St Party Room Silver Spring, MD.12noon. $50.00 and a deposit is required. For more information call 202-518-7144

 

 

May 19, 2004.College Perk Coffee House POETRY Open Mic & Slam. 9078 Baltimore Avenue College Park, MD.8:13pm. (301) 982-0587. Cash prizes.www.collegeperk.org

 

 

May 19, 2004. Indigo Soul. Mocha Lounge 944 Florida Ave NW (behind the towers over at Howard, Washington, DC. 8-12.$5 cover.Neosoul artist and a poet, then open mic.Hosted by Rush Taper and Friends.For information email to indigo_soul_DC@yahoo.com

 

 

May 20, 2004. 3rd 3rsday Poetry Fest. Starbucks Chinatown 800 7th St NW 2nd Level Washington, DC. 6:00PM. Free. Featured poets followed by poetry open mic. Hosted by Abena Disroe "HighPriestess of Poetry".For more information email to olokun333@aol.com

 

 

May 20, 2004.Spoken Word Series. Kerby Lounge, Trinity College 125 Michigan Ave. NE Washington, DC. 7:30-10pm.Featured Guest(s), Open Mic. For more information email to ayanahoward@hotmail.com

 

 

May 20, 2004. Verses, Vibes and Bites. Barnes and Noble 555 12th St.NW.7pm.Hosted by SistahJoy."Featured Poet", musicians, open mic opportunities, and an assortment of delectable "bites" from the B & N café food. Spoken word artists, lyricists, music, literary lovers, and poetry enthusiasts are flocking.Accompaniment by Doc Powell on Djembe (African) drum. Poets interested in participating in the open mic may simply show up and sign up in the Café. For more information contact Poetsistahjoy@aol.com or call her directly at 202-246-0111

 

 

Royal Words Poetry Lounge. Thursday, May 20, 2004. 7:00pm. DC Sanctuary 1355 H St NE Washington, DC. Royal Word Poetry Lounge take place every other Thursday and will present featured reader(s) and special guest(s) such as Kwelismith (www.kwelismith.com). There also will be poetry open mic, workshops, networking opportunities, literary displays and more. No Profanity will be allowed. Free for performers and $4.00 for non performers.Hosted by Afrika Midnight Asha Abney " Ashawarrior". For more information call 202-399-4033

 

May 21, 2004. Third Annual Women's Words Slam. 7:00PM. Location TBA. Organized by Michelle Sewell, founder of Women's Words. $5.00 cover. For more information email to michelleinbold@aol.com

or visit http://www.thepoetryfix.com

 

 

May 21, 2004.The Northminster Presbyterian Church's Emerging Artists Series. Northminster Presbyterian Church, 7720 Alaska Avenue NW Washington, DC. Emerging Artists Presents: The Stars of Washington Competition!!! We will feature competition in the areas of vocalists, instrumentalists,dancers, and the spoken word. It should be a wonderful opportunity for the competition participants, the audience, and the judges. Dinner starts at 6:00 pm; Competition starts at 7:30pm.Prices: Dinner: $8.00, Admission to Emerging Artists Competition: $5.00.Children 12 and under are admitted free to attend the competition.For more information call 202-829-5311 or email to lassiter@us.ibm.com

 

 

May 21, 2004. Crossover. ECC 5340 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville MD. 8pm. Crossover is a monthly worship filled coffeehouse designed with Young Adults and Singles in Mind. The Crossover Worship Service is Modern, Multi-Media and Meaningful.The Crossover Coffee House is a place to enjoy great Ministry & Entertainment. Music, Singing, Spoken Word and Crosstalk Discussions can all be experienced at this venue. For more information visit http:/www.eccsaints.org

 

 

Saturday, May 22, 2004. Kuzaliwa "Happy Birthday" 2004 Malcolm X. 12noon. Umoja House 2015 Bunker Hill Rd NE Washington, DC. Documentary Film, Panel Discussions, Spoken Word, Live Music, Food, Youth Participation, Keynote Speaker and Awards Ceremony. For more information call 202-526-4039

 

May 26, 2004.College Perk Coffee House POETRY Open Mic & Slam. 9078 Baltimore Avenue College Park, MD.8:13pm. (301) 982-0587. Cash prizes.www.collegeperk.org

 

 

Friday, May 28, 2004.Open Mic.Potter's House Books 1658 Columbia Rd., NW Washington, DC. 7:00pm. Open Mic Free for performers. Hosted by Potter's House Books. Contact Meade at 202-232-4055

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