WHEN: Sunday, February 14, 2016 | 8:30PM - 12:00AM
WHERE: Hopcat Detroit 65 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201
Your hosts Azizi, Peace, and Prostell bring you a special Valentine's Day Anniversary Edition of The Drunken Retort in Detroit, celebrating a successful First Year rocking the mic at the Huma Room.
We doing it for Love tonight yall.
With Music being played by: Matt Black of Young Heavy Souls
Drink specials by: New Holland Brewing Company.
AND an Amazing Double feature by Freshwater Wordsmiths own Brittany Rogers and Justin Rogers its all going down so sinceriously!!! Limited Open Mic so get there Early!!!
Justin Rogers Bio:
Justin Rogers is a poet, educator, coach and venue owner from the city of Detroit, Michigan. Rogers is an advocate for literacy among inner-city youth, and the amplification of Black voices. Currently touring the Mid-West and North-West, Rogers actively shares poems surrounding living and growing as a Black man in America. Rogers most recently has work published or forthcoming in Eunoia Review, Mobius Magazine, and 3 Elements Review.
Brittany Rogers Bio:
Brittany Rogers happily juggles the roles of mother, wife, poet, educator, and mentor on a daily basis. She obtained both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in the area of English Education, and uses that background to fuel her student’s love for reading, poetry, and language. In addition to teaching at the high school level in the Detroit Public School System, Rogers has been writing since her sophomore year in high school, and has since been privileged to be a member of a Collegiate Level Slam team, in addition to co-facilitating after school groups and teaching numerous poetry workshops on behalf of Insideout Literary Arts Project.