Exploding Rainbows and F'king Unicorns

June 5, 2017

    The Super Queer Woolly Mammoth Poetry Slam


    Monday, June 5 at 7pm in the Woolly Mammoth theatre

    In partnership with Capturing Fire (www.capfireslam.org)


    What team(s) are you on? Cheer for this evening’s roster of queer-identified poets as they throw down in a FREE Olympic-style poetry slam for the ages!

    Exploding Rainbows and F'king Unicorns: The Super Queer Woolly Mammoth Poetry Slam is hosted by DC’s “Lady Gaga of spoken word” and National Poetry Slam finalist, Regie Cabico.

    About Regie Cabico

    REGIE CABICO (Host) is a spoken word pioneer having won The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and later taking top prizes in three National Poetry Slams. Television credits include 2 seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam, NPR's Snap Judgement & MTV's Free Your Mind. His work appears in over 30 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. Mr. Cabico received the 2006 Writers for Writers Award from Poets & Writers for his work teaching at-risk youth at Bellevue Hospital. As a theater artist he received three New York Innovative Theater Award Nominations for his work in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind with a win for Best Performance Art Production. The Kenyon Review recently named Regie Cabico the "Lady Gaga of Poetry" and he has been listed in BUST magazine's 100 Men We Love. He has shared the stage with Patti Smith, Allen Ginsberg and through Howard Zinn's Portraits Project at NYU, has performed with Stanley Tucci, Jesse Eisenberg, & Lupe Fiasco. He teaches poetry and performance for The DC Commission for the Arts, The Kennedy Center & Keegan Theatre.