Friday, January 18, 2008

PAST: Poetry Reading and Open Mic to celebrate Martin Luther King! SUN JAN 20th at Busboys & Poets, 4:00-6:00pm, Free

Come celebrate MLK weekend and poetic voices of resistance and hope in the District of Columbia at the second anniversary of Sunday Kind of Love! Honoring the Ancestors - In honor of Martin Luther King Day, bring poems by activist poets who have come before or read your own in the great tradition of the poetry of resistance. All open mic! This is a free Busboys & Poetry Event, hosted by Sarah Browning, DC Poets Against the War and Regie Cabico, Sol & Soul.

Poets of Resistance: June Jordan - Grace Paley - Walt Whitman - Audre Lorde - Langston Hughes - Muriel Rukeyser - Robert Creeley - Sterling Brown - Sekou Sundiata - Sandy Taylor - Gordon Parks - Pat Parker - Pablo Neruda - Gwendolyn Brooks - Essex Hemphill - Melvin Dixon - Ken Saro-Wiwa - Allen Ginsburg - Corky Gonzalez - and more!

Busboys & Poets is located at the corner of 14th & V Streets, NW.

Metro: U Street/Cardozo on the Green Line., 202-387-POET

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