About this Event
TUESDAY 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: CHARITY BLACKWELL
Charity Blackwell the D.O.P.E (Director of Poetry Events) at Busboys and Poets and the Senior Advisor for Arts and Culture at DC SCORES.She is a spoken word artist, poet, emcee, motivational speaker, activist, and teacher who hails from South Carolina and now calls Washington, DC home. As a queer woman of color and daughter of a former NAACP president, Charity has always used her talents to uplift the LGBTQ and African American communities, as well as advocating for social justice, youth development, domestic violence awareness, and women’s rights. She’s performed on stages and media outlets near and far, including Lincoln Theater, The Kennedy Center, The Hirshhorn Museum, BBC News, Major League Soccer Network, TedxTysons, and more. Charity is a graduate of Trinity University in Washington, DC, where she earned a bachelor's and master's in communications
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street Northwest, Washington, United States