Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by KaNikki J

  • November 4, 2022

Join poet KaNikki Jakarta for spoken-word performances in Shirlington, VA, on Mon., Nov. 7th, at 8 p.m.!

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by KaNikki J

KaNikki Jakarta is the First African American poet laureate of Alexandria, Virginia. She is an award-winning performance poet who has toured the U.S. and the U.K. KaNikki is the author of three novels, two poetry collections, a memoir, a short story, and a poetry collection entitled Alabama Girl, Virginia Woman, and the co-author of The Ultimate Guide to Self-Healing, Vol. II.

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. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all, come with an open mind and ear.

$5 cover. Wristbands are available for purchase online at midnight and in the restaurant starting at 10 a.m. No refunds. Ticket purchase limit of four per person. Guests must have their wristbands (tickets) on upon entering the event.

Seating is available on a first come, first seated basis. No saved or reserved seats are allowed. Failure to check in within 30 minutes of advertised start time may result in forfeiture of seats. Sorry, no refunds.

Hosted by Busboys and Poets @ Shirlington, 4251 S. Campbell Ave, Arlington, VA. Learn more here.

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