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Dasan Ahanu

2023 EVENT • NOVEMBER 10, 8 PM

Join us for an OPEN MIC NIGHT on Friday, November 10, 2023, 8 PM – doors open at 7 PM for a HALF PRICE HAPPY HOUR!

Dasan Ahanu will be performing and leading group of local talent for this interactive evening. Come cheer on the poets, musicians, comedians, and singers for this FREE show at the Suffolk Center. Dasan Ahanu is a public speaker, organizer, curator, educator, poet, spoken word artist, educator, emcee’, songwriter, and loyal Hip Hop head.

As an active participant in poetry slam, Dasan has competed regionally and nationally as a founding member and coach of Durham, NC’s own Bull City Slam Team. In 2010 and 2014, Dasan led the Bull City Slam Team in winning the Southern Fried Southeastern Regional Poetry Slam, the largest regional poetry slam in the country. He also led the team to a 3rd place finish at the 2010 National Poetry Slam and a 2nd place finish in Group Piece Finals at the 2012 National Poetry Slam.  NOTICE:  This performance may include explicit language.  Recommended for adults 18+.

DEADLINE TO APPLY to PERFORM: Friday, November 3, 2023.

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2023 EVENT • NOVEMBER 10, 8 PM


FREE – Reserve Seats in Advance
Adult 18+


Suffolk Center’s Taylor Ballroom


Adult 18+

110 W. Finney Avenue, Suffolk, VA 23434
Main: 757-923-0003 | Box Office: 757-923-2900

Administrative Offices are OPEN ~ Tuesday – Friday, 9-5 PM

ART GALLERIES are OPEN ~ Tuesday – Saturday, 10-4 PM
Rental Tours available upon request.

Administrative office, class registration and ticket sales 3rd floor.

Ticket window opens 60 minutes before events.


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