Voices of Woodlawn at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Feb 18

Voices of Woodlawn at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Feb 18

Voices of Woodlawn
Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium.

In a unique collaboration, three Black poets and a white poet from the D.C. area will share their moving poetry about the troubled history of the Woodlawn Plantation in Alexandria, Va. Featuring Patrick Washington, Ladi Di Beverly, Diane Wilbon Parks, Dr. Hiram Larew and Cliff Bernier on harmonica.

Tickets: Pay-what-you-wish. Click here.

When Love Opens the Door at Milkboy Arthouse, Feb 21

When Love Opens the Door at Milkboy Arthouse, Feb 21

When Love Opens the Door
Featuring: Patrick Washington

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Location: Milkboy Arthouse
Location: 7416 Baltimore Ave., College Park 20740
Website: https://www.milkboyarthouse.com/

Sponsored by: Joe’s Movement Emporium

Kick your mid-week, winter blues OUT and invite warm feelings of love IN. Pro and novice storytellers and spoken-word artists will move you to laughter and tears. Please join us at this special production by the CreativeWorks team. Groove to music brought to you by DJ Sly Ty and check out the beautiful sounds of our special guest.

For more info, call CreativeWorks at 301-699-1819.

Patrick “Black Picasso” Washington, forged in Washington DC’s legendary U Street Poetry Scene, is a 4 time DC representative at the National Poetry Slam and 2001’s Washington DC Def Poetry Slam Champion. He became a semi-regular performer on HBO presents Russell Simmons Def Poetry as one of spoken word’s most dynamic duos, The POEM-CEES. Patrick Washington performed along with Grammy-winning violinist Miri Ben-Ari for the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, sharing the stage with Stevie Wonder & President Obama, among others, in 2011.