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PERFORMETRY: Old Poems, New Poems, Your Poems @ BloomBars

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  • BloomBars

    3222 11th Street, NW, Washington D.C., DC (map)

    38.930202 -77.028114

  • This monthly performance series at BloomBars will traverse generations of verse, focusing on the theatrical presentation of classical, contemporary, and musical forms of poetry.

    BloomBars is a not for profit arts organization that unites & inspires communities through the arts while nurturing artists committed to serving the community.

    There is a $10 suggested donation for each event.

    Each event will include the performance of a classic poem, featured works from a contemporary DC-area poet, an Open Mic as well as live musical interludes.

    Featuring Poets:
    CAROLYN JOYNER on April 28, 2013

    ABDUL ALI on May 26. 2013

    MARY STONE HANLEY on June 23. 2013

    Plus--ROBERT MICHAEL OLIVER's Walt Whitman Project:
    "Song of Myself" - Part I - April 23
    "The Raven" - 15-minute Film - May 26
    "Song of Myself" - Part 2 - June 23


    + OPEN MIC at each PERFORMETRY event!

    PLEASE NOTE:  BloomBars is a family-friendly environment.  Please bring appropriate work.

    Complimentary Light Refreshments.

    Performetry is sponsored by The Performing Knowledge Project with the generous support from BloomBars, and funded in part by Poets & Writers and the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I am SO, So sorry to miss this first event, but I will be at a conference. You know I'd be there if I could.

    April 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What is the theme for the event

    April 22, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Greetings Heather---While there is no single theme for these Performetry events, Michael will be presenting from Whitman's Song of Myself and Carolyn will be reading from her own work. Please note: BloomBars is a family-friendly environment, so we do ask folks to bring work w/o profanity or very adult themes. Join us!

      April 22, 2013


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