"The Regie Cabico & Jon Sands Takeover"
at Black Fox Lounge w/ Host Sonya Renee!
Saturday, December 29th
this event is open to those under 21
Jon Sands (video) and Regie Cabico come together for a takeover night at the Black Fox Lounge in Dupont Circle, and the evening will be hosted by local poet Sonya Renee. "If you've been wanting to make it to a reading. If you've been aching to clap, relax, wild out, and listen at the same time. Pull up those extra fancy argyle socks, and come on! We'll be doing a joint extended set of new work laced with a few middle-aged jams." Special guest, the one-man-blastfest Spencer Retelle.
Jon Sands is a Brooklyn based author known for electrifying readings.... who starred in the award winning 2011 web-series “Verse: A Murder Mystery.” He is an adjunct with the City University of New York, as well as a Youth Mentor with Urban Word-NYC. He has also represented New York City multiple times at the National Poetry Slam. and is a member of the groundbreaking performance poetry tours, “The Whirlwind Company” and “The SpillJoy Ensemble.”
Regie Cabico is not only super funny and a local DC poet, he is also a former NYU Artist in Residence for Asian Pacific American Studies and one of the pioneers of Slam, having won 3 top prizes in the 1993, 1994 & 1997 National Poetry Slams and winning The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam. Bust Magazine ranked him in the 100 Men We Love & The Kenyon Review called him the Lady Gaga of Poetry.... (read more).
Black Fox Lounge
1723 Connecticut Ave, NW
Metro: Dupont Circle, just a few blocks north on Connecticut, on the right side of the street