Join POETICS and Sanctuaries this Monday January 30th at 6:30 pm at Quara Ethiopian Cafe in Adams Morgan
Storytelling Open Mic 6:30-8:30pm
Featuring Sanctuaries Improv Group
6:30-7:00 - Intro and networking
7:00-7:30 - Improv group activity
7:30-8:20 - Open mic
8:20-8:30 - Closing remarks
POETICS is a network of poets, artists, musicians, dancers and entrepreneurs. A family of dreamers who believe that our individual gifts can have a significant impact in our lives and the lives of others. An impassioned group of people who understand the power of on thought, transforming into one dream, and that dream coming to life in one word. POETICS
The Sanctuaries make high-quality improv comedy that is soulful, community-oriented, and actively works against oppression. We care about using story that honors the full diversity of human experience – improv that is brave, vibrant, and meaningful. We also want to build a community of improvisers who care about each other, about laughing, and about inviting rich conversation in our
Are you a DC high school student interested in social justice?
This Wednesday June 4th (and Wed June 11), at 4:30 in Columbia Heights, By Peaceful Means is runn...ing a session for high school students to gain community service hours. There will be pizza, guest speakers, movies, music, etc. The hope is that by the end of the sessions you will know more about powerful movements that have led to change in the community and would have learned from and met speakers who are contributing to positive change in DC.
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