After a 40-minute open mic, the national award-winning slam poetry team made up of Slangston Hughes, Lady Brion, Black Chakra, Grim Jackson, Mecca Verdell and Kenneth Something will perform a 40-minute set on the beauty and ugliness of being black-plus (woman, queer, man, youth, etc.) in America, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session. Pay what you can, NO festival button required. Doors at 7:15 p.m. This is a Fringe After Dark performance as part of the Charm City Fringe Festival. For more info about the Festival, visit http://charmcityfringe.com.