Theater Lab Re-Opening: Gregory Porter
In an evening curated by award-winning actress, director, playwright, and Artistic Director of the DC Hip-Hop Theatre Festival Kamilah Forbes, Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Gregory Porter's music is blended with the spoken word, highlighting works and performances by poets Holly Bass, Mahogany Browne, Vanessa Hidary, and Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai. Tickets required. Tickets will be distributed in the North Gallery/Roof Terrace Level, one per person in line, starting at 5 p.m. on November 12. Limited availability.
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