Busboys & Poets Open Mic Series
May 29 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT
Comedian, Anthony Oakes, is one of the new hosts of Busboys & Poets Open Mic Series at 450 K St NW.
Poets, singers, dancers, artists, comedians…are all welcome. Sign up is at 8:45pm and the show starts at 9pm.
Tickets will go on sale at midnight before the event. THIS SHOW IS ALWAYS SOLD OUT SO DON’T DALLY!
The feature for this show is DC’s own, Paris Sashay. Here is her bio:
Paris Sashay is a comedienne, actor, writer and producer from Washington, DC, but Currently living in New York. Her command as a seasoned storyteller makes even the mundane experience feel like an adventure. Audiences across the country fall in love with her infectious laugh, wit, and style.
Nothing can stop Paris’ ascension to stardom, unequivocally one of the funniest rising comediennes with highlight performances at Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal as a ‘New Face’, BET 50 Central, and ‘Unprotected Sets’ on EPIX. Also, with performances at The Howard Theatre ,The Kennedy Center, Caroline’s on Broadway and weekly at The Comedy Cellar. She triumphantly debuted at the DC Improv only days after losing several teeth in a brutal attack by a toxic man sexually harassing her on the street. In 2016, Paris launched the #TeethAndTittiesCampaign raising awareness about violence against women.
Paris has worked with Micheal Che, Dick Gregory, Wanda Sykes, Lil Rel, Domonique, Jen Kirkman, Jay Chandrasekhar , Tony Roberts and Roy Wood Jr. offering her piercing insight on issues of the day.
She has been a panel member on “Wild’n Out Wednesday’s with Roland Martin” on TV One, BET, Comedy Central, EPIX and interviewed on Fox 5 DC, NBC 4 Washington, and WUSA 9 regarding her assault. Additionally, Paris frequently serves as a motivational speaker, having the honor of being the 2013 and 2017 Commencement Speaker at The Foundation School in Gaithersburg, MD.Follow Shannon Garcon: