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Bringing down da House in the Circle….

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

For those of you who came out — you know how AMAZING the evening was!  We had several new voices I-J, James, Matthew, Greg and Harold.  Co-founders in from CA, Laila and Fadi spat fire on the drums and mic.  Some of the usual crew, Damian, Laurie, Ted, Lacy, Nick, Jessica, Hawah and Cherie — all in da house (Cherie debuted an amazing new song).  Jali-D our musical feature (assisted by some new sound expertise & equipment via Gerri Ruef and Mark Nickens) was OFF THE HOOK!  Not to mention our full-on percussion section with Ken, Johanna, Vicki, Fadi and others.  However, the highlight of the evening, was the return of Lauren, our youngest guerrilla.  We celebrate our 5-year anniversary in October – and Lauren used to come in 03-05 when she was 3-5 years old.  Last night she returned as a growing 8.5 year-old and treated us all to several songs and encouraged us to “raise your hands, people.”   Even if you aren’t an old-time GPIer, she undoubtedly melted your heart!  Thanks to all that came out read and supported the space.  Don’t miss our FINAL outdoor open mic of 2008 on October 20!

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

June 08

we be on facebook….yo

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Hey everyone — just a quick shout out to let you know we started a Facebook Group – DC Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency.

Alot easier for sharing photos and videos (although it would be great if you would keep those coming here too).

Join us here, there and everywhere!

Next Open Mic is Monday – 9/15, 7pm at Dupont Circle (at fountain).  Jali-D is the musical feature — and he’s amazin!

The DC Guerrilla Poetry Insurgency (GPI) is an anti-authoritarian, collaborative, pro-humanity artists' collective incorporating music, rhythm, spoken word, community and resistance.

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