Wednesday March 3
R. St Speaks Open Mic! 6pm, Duke Ellington School of the Arts, 3500 R St. NW. Hosted by Maimouna Youssef, featuring Allantra Lewis. $5 general admission. $3 students.
Reckoning with Torture: Memos and Testimonies from the "War On Terror", 7pm, Georgetown Law Center's Hart Auditorium, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW
Members of Congress, artists, writers, and others read from recently declassified documents in a public event to call attention to the abuse and torture of detainees in U.S. custody. ADMISSION FREE. www.pen.org
Open Mic Poetry! @ Busboys & Poets (5th & K St.) 9pm, 1025 5th St. NW.
Monday March 8
GPI Open Mic: Featuring a GPI Reprise, 7-9pm,
2463 18th St. NW - With some of your favorite seasoned vets! Bring out your tributes to Howard Zinn, your musings on war, the over-saturation of star-based media (think Tiger Woods)...
Poetry Out Loud Finals - NEA's POETRY OUT LOUD -State Recitation Contest -
Come to Gala Hispanic Theater to cheer on DC students as they perform to compete in the NEA's Poetry Out Loud finals. One student will be chosen to represent DC on the national stage .
Monday | March 8, 2010 | 5:30pm
Gala Hispanic Theatre at Tivoli Square
1333 14st., NW, Washington, DC 20010
RSVP by March 3, 2010
For more information, Contact Ebony dot blanks at dc dot gov