4/18 feature performance @ Busboys and Poets 5th & K Open Mic
8:45pm – 11:00pm $5
Details on event page.

4/19 presentation and performance @ Hillyer Art Space Culture Blast
7:00pm – 9:00pm $Free
Details on event page.

Hillyer Art Space, International Arts & Artists
9 Hillyer Ct. NW, Washington, DC 20008 (rear alley)
Dupont Circle Metro

Re/member Your Descendants — South African poet and performance artist Xabiso Vili leads a performance and discussion around communicating with ancestors, finding and living one’s purpose, and creating a valued legacy for our descendants.

4/21 feature performance @ Busboys and Poets 5th & K Youth Open Mic
4:30pm – 7:00pm $5
Busboys and Poets 5th & K
1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
Mt. Vernon Square Metro

4/24 opening act @ Beltway Poetry Slam Finals featuring FreeQuency
8:00pm – 11:00pm $5
Busboys and Poets Brookland
625 Monroe Street NE, Washington, DC 20017
Brookland/CUA Metro

4/28 Opening ceremonies performance @ Louder Than a Bomb DMV Teen Poetry Slam Festival
11:00am $Free more info.
Wilson High School, 3950 Chesapeake St NW, Washington, DC 20016
Tenleytown/AU Metro

4/28 short performance long celebration @ South African Freedom Day Braai/Picnic
3:00pm – 6:00pm $Free
Details here.
Savage Park, 8200 Fair Street, Savage, MD 20763

4/29 Poetry Workshop @ Hillyer Art Space with the Poetry Teaching Artist Training Project
1:00pm – 5:00pm $Free
Hillyer Art Space, International Arts & Artists
9 Hillyer Ct. NW, Washington, DC 20008 (rear alley)
Dupont Circle Metro

5/4 May the Fourth Be With You – House Party
10:00pm – late $Donations Welcome
Contact JBT for details.

5/8 feature performance @ La Ti Do
8:00pm – 10:00pm $5

Bistro Bistro
1727 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
Dupont Circle Metro



If it’s true that when we call upon our ancestors they assist us with the skills they were most adept at in the physical plane, the question becomes what will we become ancestors of and what will our descendants call upon us for? Xabiso Vili explores this question with the audience in the hopes that we can better understand ourselves, our collective histories, and our collective futures.

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