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Sunday Kind of Love

Sunday Kind of Love is a monthly open mic and reading series that features emerging and established poets from the Washington, DC area and around the nation. Hosted by Rasha Abdulhadi and Lauren May, the June event features the DC Youth Slam Team (DCYST)! An open mic segment will follow the readings. Co-sponsored by Split This Rock and Busboys and Poets.

THE DETAILS

Date: 3rd Sunday of Every Month (June 16)

Time: 5-7 pm

Location: Busboys and Poets (14th & V), 2021 14th St, NW, Washington, DC, 20009

Cost: $5 (Tickets can be purchased online on the day of the event via Busboys and Poets' Eventbrite page. As available, tickets may also be purchased at the door.)  

Accessibility: This venue is wheelchair accessible. Featured poets are asked to bring large print, hard copies of poems for audience members.

Split This Rock strives to make its programs and materials accessible to all. If you have questions about accessibility or requests for specific accommodations, please contact Split This Rock at access@splitthisrock.org or 202-787-5210. Advance notice of two weeks or more allows us to seek out and offer more options for accommodation requests

ABOUT JUNE'S EVENT:

June's Sunday Kind of Love features the DC Youth Slam Team (DCYST)!

Group photo of the DC Youth Slam Team.

About DC Youth Slam Team (DCYST):
Split This Rock's award-winning DC Youth Slam Team (DCYST) teaches and empowers teens from the DC metropolitan area to speak up about issues of social justice through poetry. This year's team features Marjan Naderi, Jordan Shaibani, Gelilla Mekonnen, Amina Fatima, and Takier George.

Members of the DCYST are coached on writing and performance; speak out on social issues; serve as leaders within Split This Rock Youth Programs; participate in youth poetry gatherings such as Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival where the team took 1st place in 2014; and travel to perform regionally, nationally, and periodically abroad. Members of the DCYST are coached on writing and performance, speak out on social issues, serve as leaders within Split This Rock Youth Programs, participate in youth poetry gatherings such as Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival where the team took 1st place in 2014, and travel to perform regionally, nationally, and periodically abroad.

UPCOMING DATES

July 21: FEATURES TBA

 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM PREVIOUS SUNDAY KIND OF LOVE OPEN MIC & READINGS

Watch this video from the reading on March 19, 2017 which featured a special theme of migration as part the Because We Come From Everything Campaign.

 

 

 
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