News & Events

2017

Forums, Readings, & Performances

StartingBloc Institute (Feat. Artists from The Sanctuaries) | October 2017 (Washington, DC)

Live! from Busboys (Open Mic performance w/ Artists from The Sanctuaries) | September 2017 (Arlington, VA)

Words, Wine & Wings Poetry Show | August 2017 (Baltimore, MD)

Artist Showcase – The Summit 2017: World Change Through Faith & Justice (Healing + Resistance) [Feat. Artists from The Sanctuaries] | June 2017 (Washington, DC)

Mental Health and Creativity – A Tribute to Carrie Fisher (NAMI-DC) | April 2017 (Washington, DC)

BYP100DC – MelaNation Release Party | April 2017 (Washington, DC)

2017 DC Metro Scholastic Writing Awards | March 2017 (Washington, DC)

Soulful Sounds of Solidarity: Art of the Qur’an [The Sanctuaries] | March 2017 (Lanham, MD)

Arts + Spirituality + Justice [feat. Artists from The Sanctuaries] | January 2017 (Facebook Live Show)

Healing & Solidarity Through the Arts [The Sanctuaries] | January 2017 (Washington, DC)

 

2016

Forums, Readings, & Performances

The Awakening: Multimedia Arts Protest [The Sanctuaries] | December 2016 (Washington, DC)

2016 DC Metro Scholastic Writing Awards | March 2016 (Washington, DC)

 

2015

Forums, Readings, & Performances

2015 DC Metro Scholastic Writing Awards | 3/08/2015 (Washington, DC) http://www.writopialab.org/dc-2015-winners.html


2014

Forums, Readings, & Performances

Baltimore African American Book Festival | 10/11/2014 (Baltimore, MD)http://baabf.org/

The Ask Rayceen Show (the Listening Lounge) | 8/06/2014 (Washington, DC)  http://buddahdesmond.com/next-event-the-ask-rayceen-show-august-6-2014-in-washington-dc/

The Center Black LGBT Writers’ Forum | 8/02/2014 (Washington, DC)http://www.facebook.com/events/649031271848586/ | http://thedccenter.org/outwritedc/workshops_blacklgbtwriters.html

The Chat: Spoken Word Community Forum | 5/28/2014 (Arlington, VA)

2014 DC Black Pride Writer’s Forum | 5/24/2014 (Washington, DC) http://dcblackpride.org/schedule.htm

Busboys & Poets: Open Mic (Spotlight Feature) | 5/12/2014 (Arlington, VA)

Warsan and Xperience J’s Book Signing for Tomorrow’s Seduction: Kiss Of Death | 3/29/2014 (Camp Springs, MD)   http://www.facebook.com/events/255511394623816/

2014 DC Metro Scholastic Writing Awards | 3/11/2014 (Arlington, VA) http://buddahdesmond.com/ill-be-reading-at-the-dc-metro-scholastic-writing-awards-3112014/

Jazz & Soul For The King | 1/19/2014 (Washington, DC)http://www.facebook.com/events/548150401947658/


2013

OutWrite 2013 LGBT Book Festival | August 2013 – http://thedccenter.org/outwritedc/index.html#.UcX5LuvB3Wk
Exhibitors – http://thedccenter.org/outwritedc/exhibitors.html#.UcX5cevB3Wk

Baltimore Urban Book Festival (BUBF) | 7/14/2013  – http://bit.ly/15VB9z1
Authors http://baltimoreurbanbookfestival.org/index.php/authors
Spoken Word Hour – http://baltimoreurbanbookfestival.org/index.php/entertainment/spoken-word-hour


2012

An Evening to Prevail Book Signing – 10/05/2012 from 5PM-7PM
Another Level Hair Studio & Barbershop | Alexandria, VAhttp://bit.ly/10HEIe6 

OutWrite 2012 LGBT Book Festival | August 2012 – http://thedccenter.org/outwritedc/2012/index.html#.UcX55evB3Wk
Exhibitors http://thedccenter.org/outwritedc/2012/exhibitors.html
Head / Heart / Soul:  Black LGBT Poets Reading – http://www.thedccenter.org/blog/2012/07/head-heart-fist-black-lgbt-poets-reading.html