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International Arts & Artists invites you to come HOME this Friday, October 16! Featuring Christopher K.P. Brown Sign-up for poets is at 6 p.m.The open mic begins at 7 p.m. $5 for non-members of International Arts & ArtistsFree for members of IA&AFree for performing poets
Hosted by Fred Joiner, curator and host of the American Poetry Museum's Intersections at the Honfleur Gallery and poet-in-residence at Busboys and Poets, Shirlington.

In August of 2000, Christopher K.P. Brown self-published his own collection of poems, Content, and sold over 200 copies at $20 a piece. He was only 16 years old. Since then he's written two more books of poetry and recorded four spoken word albums, POETRY: a hip hop album being the latest. He's currently working to establish his company, 2 Pens & Lint, as a well known and respected company that concentrates on building poetry as an industry in which poets are able to become financially stable through their art. When he created 2 Pens & Lint simply as a website back in 2003, Christopher was only 18 years old. Since then he's studied the poetry industry; he's had successes and failures in poetry; but most importantly he feels that he's still young enough to live up to the 2 Pens & Lint motto of moving towards "A New Direction In Poetry".
HOME is on every THIRD Friday of the month at Hillyer Art Space.





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THE POLL CLOSES OCTOBER 16TH AT 11:59 PM EDT
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9 Hillyer Court NW Washington, DC 20008 T. 202.338.0680 Gallery Hours: 10am - 5pm Monday,10am - 7pm Tuesday - Friday, 11am - 4pm Saturday,Otherwise by appointmentwww.artsandartists.org/artspace.htmlInternational Arts & Artists' Programs also include:Traveling Exhibition Service, Membership Program, Hillyer Art Space,USArts International Training Program and Design Studio.

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