Tuesday Night Open-Mic with Tatiana Figueroa
- July 23, 2021
Enjoy this IN-PERSON Busboys and Poetry event on Tues., July 27th, at 8 p.m., in Washington, DC!
Born in Puerto Rico and raised in the mainland United States, Tatiana Figueroa Ramirez graduated with a B.A. in English literature from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and is a VONA Voices Alumna, having worked with award winning poets Willie Perdomo and Danez Smith. She recently completed the Poetry Teaching Artist Training Program under Jonathan B. Tucker and an artist residency in Santo Domingo. Tatiana currently performs and teaches poetry workshops in the greater DC area, having previously done so in New York, Philadelphia, Miami, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic at venues including New York University and the Howard Theatre. You can read her work in the Acentos Review, A Gypsy’s Library, Here Comes Everyone, and Queen Mob’s Teahouse, among other publications, or visit her website
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 10:00 AM. No refunds. Ticket purchase limit of 4 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, 2021 14th St., NW, Washington, DC. Click here for info.