Watha T. Daniels [masked]) was a long time civic activist in the DC Shaw neighborhood that the library was named after and the DCPP Open Mic Series pays homage to his legacy. On the Fourth Saturday of every OTHER month the series will provide local and regional poets and spoken word artists with opportunities to share their rich and distinctive styles, cadences, and love of language with others. Members who attend the DCPP Writers Workshop will be featured in the Open Mic. This Series has dedicated programming and is FREE and open to the general public. The theme for the Open Mic is:
Black History Month Program
"The Harlem Renaissance Poets"
The program is held from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the large meeting room located on the lower level of the Watha T. Daniel–Shaw Neighborhood Public Library. The Sign-up for reading starts at 10:30am. The library is located at[masked]th St NW Washington, DC 20001, (202) 727-1288. The Shaw-Howard Metro Station (Y or G Line) is located across the street from the library.