TWH @ Day Poetry Fest!

The Watering Hole, in honor of our mission to bring performance and craft to all that we do, invites you to our 2-Day Poetry Festival the first weekend in April. Here’s what you’ll experience:

Saturday, April 4, 2015

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Poetry Workshops
Langston Hughes Poetry Center
Allen University – Columbia, SC
(Reserved seating with paid weekend tickets)

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m $300 Invitational Poetry SLAM!
Poetry Slam – Winner battles Head to Head
($15 @ the door/$25 Registration)

Sunday, April 5, 2015 

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Annual Sundresses, Sandals, and Spoken Word Poetry Showcase
Dress Theme: Mama Africa. Wear your best African/Batik Print Dresses for an Impromptu Fashion Show!

Selah the Poet
Bugsy Calhoun
Iam Candace
Tavis P Brunson
James Harris aka IdleWild
King Shakur  (new book release)

Elliot Axiom (the Velvet Teddy Bear…TRUST ladies!!)
Tamika Harper a.k.a. Georgia Me

6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Family Reunion Dinner at The Seafood Academy
A Catered Dinner in a private dining area (Seating is LIMITED – get your tickets fast!)

Purchase your tickets online at

Brought to you by Monifa Lemons Jackson of The Watering Hole and Bugsy Calhoun…both members of The Unusual Suspects Family!!


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