The fifth annual end-of-summer celebration of poetry features special guest Gil Scott-Heron, along with D.C. Poet Laureate Dolores Kendrick and Abiodun Oyewole, co-founder of The Last Poets. Scott-Heron, 60, will be a featured guest at the D.C. Poetry Festival, which is free and begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre. Read Washington Post review with interview here!
DC Poetry Festival
Friday, August 28th
Carter Barron Amphitheatre
16th & Colorado Ave, NW
Metro: Bus only, S2 or S4 bus along 16th St (I think both go past Colorado but you may want to confirm) from Columbia Heights (walk to 16th St) McPherson Square or Silver Spring