What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

December , 12

Events at 14th & V

Author Elijah Anderson, “The Cosmopolitan Canopy”
14th & V | Langston | April 26,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Elijah Anderson to discuss and sign his new book, The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life

DC Sexual Assault Awareness Month SLAM
14th & V | Langston | April 26,2012 | 9:00 pm -11:00 pm
DC Sexual Assault Awareness Month SLAM

PRIVATE EVENT: The Institute of Taxation & Economic Benefit
14th & V | Langston | April 26,2012 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Private event in the Langston Room hosted by The Institute of Taxation & Economic Benefit.

American Sign Language (ASL) Open Mic | A Busboys and Poetry Event
14th & V | Langston | April 27,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
American sign language users and viewers from all corners of life will come together to recite a poem, a song, short skit or jokes.

Author, Gary Sloan
14th & V | Langston | April 27,2012 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
In Rehearsal is a clear and accessible how-to approach to the rehearsal process. Author Gary Sloan brings more than thirty years' worth of acting experience to bear on the question of how to rehearse both as an individual actor and as part of the team of professionals that underpins any successful production.

Story League Tournament: “Odd Jobs”
14th & V | Langston | April 29,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Since March 2011, Story League has presented sold-out story shows around D.C. Story League was born of the desire for a collaborative story-performing experience, in which the participants all help one another hone their craft.

Book Talk: “From Plantations to Prisons”
14th & V | Langston | April 29,2012 | 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The true story of a biracial love affair that predates the Civil War.

PRIVATE EVENT: IVLP
14th & V | Langston | April 30,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2: 30 pm
Private event in the Langston Room hosted by IVLP.

Author Event: Helon Habila, “Oil on Water”
14th & V | Langston | April 30,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Helon Habila to discuss and sign his new novel, Oil on Water.

Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry!
14th & V | Langston | May 01,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all, come with an open mind and ear.

PRIVATE EVENT: Duke Ellington School of the Arts
14th & V | Langston | May 01,2012 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PRIVATE EVENT: Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

“Your Money Counts” Module 4: Banking
14th & V | Langston | May 02,2012 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
"Your Money Counts" Module 4: Banking

Private Event hosted by Kennedy Center
14th & V | Langston | May 02,2012 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
A private event in the Langston room! To book an event, click here or contact our Marketing & Events department.

25th Anniversary Celebration | The Women of Plums
14th & V | Langston | May 03,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Special 25th Anniversary Celebration for DC Poet Laureate, Dolores Kendrick's book, The Women of Plums: poems in the voices of slave women. Featuring Poems recited by DC Poet Laureate, Dolores Kendrick & Live Jazz Band

LIVE! from Busboys: Open Mic & Talent Showcase
14th & V | Langston | May 04,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:30 am
"Live from Busboys" takes place on the first Friday of every month and offers a platform for ALL PERFORMERS - not just poets! Whether you are a musician, comedian, dancer, actor/actress, magician, or any other type of performer - we want to see what you've got.

Emerson Preparatory School Student Reading | Private
14th & V | Langston | May 04,2012 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Private reading in the Langston Room

IVLP Luncheon
14th & V | Langston | May 04,2012 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
To book your event please call the Events Team at 202-332-6432.

Curls, Coils, and Conversation
14th & V | Langston | May 05,2012 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Natural Hair Fashion Show and Networking

A.C.T.O.R. Discussion
14th & V | Langston | May 06,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) is a monthly Busboys and Poets open discussion series.

Tejid@s Junt@s / Stitched Together screening with filmmaker in DC
14th & V | Langston | May 06,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A screening of the new short film about Alta Gracia, the living wage union made clothing brand that is the product of 10 years of worker and student organizing! The screening will be followed by a discussion with filmmaker Will Delphia.

Author Salvatore Vascellaro, “Out of the Classroom and into the World”
14th & V | Langston | May 07,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes author Salvatore Vascellaro to discuss and sign his new book, Out of the Classroom and into the World: Learning from Field Trips, Educating from Experience, and Unlocking the Potential of Our Students and Teachers.

PRIVATE EVENT: FHI360
14th & V | Langston | May 07,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Private event in the Langston Room.

Internet Society
14th & V | Langston | May 07,2012 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Internet Society

‘Our Spoken Word’
14th & V | Langston | May 08,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
open mic fundraising event hosted by Our Place DC that will showcase the creative abilities of currently and formerly incarcerated women.

Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry
14th & V | Langston | May 08,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
For two hours audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week.

Nine on the Ninth Open Mic Poetry featuring Mahogany Browne
14th & V | Langston | May 09,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tonight's Feature: Straight out of NYC, and the host of the legendary, world famous, Nuyorican Poets Café Friday Night Slam; author, publisher, and powerful purposeful poet Mahogany L. Browne!

Author Event, William Katz
14th & V | Langston | May 09,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes William Katz to discuss and sign the new edition of his book, Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage

Locals Unplugged Social Enterprise Salon
14th & V | Langston | May 10,2012 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Think Local First presents Locals Unplugged! With Andy Shallal, Paul Saginaw and Robert Egger

Author Event, Victoria Moran
14th & V | Langston | May 10,2012 | 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Main Street Vegan: Everything You Need to Know to Eat Healthfully and Live Compassionately in the Real World

“11th Hour” Poetry Slam presented by Busboys and Poets
14th & V | Langston | May 11,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
The 11th Hour Poetry Slam offers an opportunity for poetry lovers to enjoy the competitive art of late-night performance poetry!

Private Graduation Dinner
14th & V | Langston | May 11,2012 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Private Graduation Dinner

Private Event
14th & V | Langston | May 12,2012 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private Film Screening

Community Cinema Screening
14th & V | Langston | May 13,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Community Cinema Screening. Stay tuned for details!

“State of Aloha” Film Screening
14th & V | Langston | May 13,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Focus-In! Films presents "State of Aloha" as its May Film of the Month and in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Private Event: Capital City Public Charter School
14th & V | Langston | May 14,2012 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Private Event in the Langston Room for Capital City Public Charter School.

Live Music by Stewart Lewis with special guest René Moffat
14th & V | Langston | May 14,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Stewart Lewis’ soulful blend of pop and folk has been featured on many TV shows including Ghost Whisperer, Dawson’s Creek, Party of Five, and MTV’s Laguna Beach, as well as the feature films A Four Letter Word, Just Friends, and Firehouse Dog.

Georgetown Day School Staff Retreat
14th & V | Langston | May 14,2012 | 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Private in the Langston Room

Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry Hosted by Pages
14th & V | Langston | May 15,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

PRIVATE EVENT: Leadership Cleveland
14th & V | Langston | May 15,2012 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Private Luncheon. To plan your event, call our events team!

Author Event, Meira Levinson
14th & V | Langston | May 15,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Meira Levinson to discuss and sign her new book, No Citizen Left Behind

Story League Contest 7: Psychic Phenomena
14th & V | Langston | May 16,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Come try your hand at telling a true 7-minute story onstage for a chance to win a $100 cash prize!

Authors Gary Younge and Tania James, “Granta 119: Britain”
14th & V | Langston | May 16,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
A Conversation with Gary Younge and Tania James. Moderated by NPR Books Editor, Parul Sehgal

Community Organizing and Climate Disasters: Hope from El Salvador
14th & V | Langston | May 16,2012 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Eco-Viva presents a conversation with Estela Hernandez

NPADC (private dinner)
14th & V | Langston | May 17,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event hosted by NPADC.

Private Casting Call
14th & V | Langston | May 19,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Casting Call

“Sunday Kind of Love” Celebrates Latin American Translations
14th & V | Langston | May 20,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
This month's "Sunday Kind of Love" Open Mic Poetry celebrates Latin American translations with Luis Alberto Ambroggio, Naomi Ayala, Patricia Bejarano Fisher, and Yvette Neisser Moreno!

Author Winifred Conkling, “Sylvia & Aki”
14th & V | Langston | May 21,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Winifred Conkling to discuss and sign her new book, Sylvia & Aki

Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Gowri K
14th & V | Langston | May 22,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event - Tuesday Night Open Mic! For two hours audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week.

Joint Whistleblower Book Signing and Film Screening
14th & V | Langston | May 22,2012 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Joint Whistleblower Book Signing & Film Screening

DC Net Impact (DCNI) Impact Investing Series
14th & V | Langston | May 24,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Building an "Impact Investing" Career -- Advice From the Trenches

ASL (American Sign Language) Open Mic presented by Busboys and Poets
14th & V | Langston | May 25,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
On this night, American sign language users and viewers from all corners of life will come together to recite a poem, song, short skit or jokes.

Author Richard Seymour, “American Insurgents”
14th & V | Langston | May 26,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Richard Seymour to discuss and sign his new book, "American Insurgents: A Brief History of American Anti-Imperialism"

Busboys and Poets Presents Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Saleem Waters
14th & V | Langston | May 29,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event - Tuesday Night Open Mic! For two hours audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week.

Visual art installation
14th & V | Entire Restaurant | May 29,2012 | 8:00 am - 11:00 am
New artwork will be installed on this date. The restaurant will remain open to the public during the installation. More details TBA shortly!

PRIVATE EVENT: World Learning
14th & V | Langston | May 29,2012 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Opening luncheon for IVLP.

Salon with Howard Dodson and James Early
14th & V | Langston | May 29,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Salon with Howard Dodson and James Early

Artist Reception: Imani Shanklin Roberts & Hermoine Macura
14th & V | Langston | May 30,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Please join Busboys and Poets in celebrating the arrival of new artwork by Imani Shanklin Roberts, Ibrahim Ali, and Hermoine Macura.

“Ignition”: Prelude to Capturing Fire Queer Spoken Word Festival
14th & V | Langston | May 30,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Come to this unprecedented marathon of established and emerging poets from DC, Baltimore and Virginia.

Authors Gerard McEntee and Lee Saunders, “The Main Street Moment”
14th & V | Langston | May 31,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes authors Gerard McEntee and Lee Saunders to discuss and sign their new book, "The Main Street Moment: Fighting Back to Save the American Dream"

Johnny Graham Album Release Concert
14th & V | Langston | May 31,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Johnny Graham's CD Release Party

LIVE! from Busboys: Open Mic & Talent Showcase
14th & V | Langston | June 01,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
LIVE! from Busboys: Open Mic & Talent Showcase

Capturing Fire Queer Spoken Word Festival
14th & V | Langston | June 02,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CAPTURING FIRE FINALS

A.C.T.O.R
14th & V | Langston | June 03,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
For June and July, the A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) discussion series will take a look at the controversial topic of marriage equality.

Achievement First Private Dinner
14th & V | Langston | June 04,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Achievement First Private Dinner

Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry! Hosted by Twain Dooley
14th & V | Langston | June 05,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all, come with an open mind and ear.

Cuba Skate Fundraiser
14th & V | Langston | June 05,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come out and support Cuba Skate - a growing movement that brings skate gear to the Cuban youth. This FREE event is not just a fundraiser but also a way to get to know Cuba Skate better and learn how to get involved.

PRIVATE EVENT: OSSE: Literary Workshop
14th & V | Langston | June 06,2012 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Private event in the Langston Room hosted by OSSE.

All-American:  45 Men on Being Muslim
14th & V | Langston | June 06,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An evening with Shahed Amanullah and Mazen Asbahi presented by ONEBLUE.TV 

“Divide” Film Screening | DC Premiere
14th & V | Langston | June 07,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Langston Room.

Private Event: UN Foundation
14th & V | Langston | June 07,2012 | 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Private event in the Langston Room.

The “11th Hour” Poetry Slam presented by Busboys and Poets
14th & V | Langston | June 08,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
A Busboys and Poetry event! "The 11th Hour" Poetry Slam offers an opportunity for poetry lovers to enjoy the competitive art of late-night performance poetry!

PRIVATE EVENT: Young Scholars Charter School
14th & V | Langston | June 08,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Langston Room.

PRIVATE EVENT: Kimmel Rehearsal Dinner
14th & V | Langston | June 09,2012 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Langston Room. To book your next event at Busboys and Poets, please call our Events Team at (202) 332-6432.

Nine on the Ninth Open Mic Poetry
14th & V | Langston | June 09,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hosted by Derrick Weston Brown. Featuring Alan King

“Pariah” Film Screening presented by Focus-In! Films Series
14th & V | Langston | June 10,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Focus-In! Films presents "Pariah" as its June Film of the Month and in celebration of LGBT Pride Month and Capital Pride Week!

PRIVATE EVENT: IVLP Luncheon
14th & V | Langston | June 11,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Private event hosted by IVLP.

Author George Pelecanos, “The Cut”
14th & V | Langston | June 11,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes George Pelecanos to discuss and sign his new book, "The Cut".

Progessivism on Tap: Author Timothy Noah
14th & V | Langston | June 11,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Center for American Progress'"Progessivism on Tap" series welcomes author Timothy Noah to discuss his book, "The Great Divergence".

Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Pages
14th & V | Langston | June 12,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
For two hours audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week.

Howard University Private Dinner
14th & V | Langston | June 12,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Private Dinner

Mercy to Mankind Foundation Panel Discussion
14th & V | Langston | June 13,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Panel discussion on the humanitarian crisis in Somalia sponsored by Mercy to Mankind Foundation.

Author Event , Eileen Kugler (ed.) and contributors
14th & V | Langston | June 14,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Eileen Kugler (ed.) and a panel of contributors to discuss and sign the new book, Innovative Voices in Education: Engaging Diverse Communities

PRIVATE EVENT: Howard University Hospital Graduation Dinner
14th & V | Langston | June 15,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event hosted by Howard University Hospital. To plan your event, call our events team at (202) 332 - 6432

Ethiopian Diaspora Event
14th & V | Langston | June 16,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brown Condor Productions presents the US Premier of "Tikur Sew" music video.

Etan Thomas and E.Ethelbert Miller
14th & V | Langston | June 17,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
In celebration of Father's Day, Etan Thomas (beloved NBA player, poet, youth advocate, devoted dad and author of "Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge") and E. Ethelbert Miller (poet, educator, literary activist, and author of "Fathering Words: The Making of an African American Writer" ) will read from their respective works and share thoughts on Fatherhood.

“Sunday Kind of Love” Open Mic Poetry feat. Sonya Renee
14th & V | Langston | June 17,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
"Sunday Kind of Love" Open Mic Poetry featuring Sonya Renee (Director of Poetry Events, Busboys and Poets, 2004 National Poetry Slam Champion)

Author Event: Freedom’s Teacher
14th & V | Langston | June 18,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
In the mid-1950s Septima Poinsette Clark developed a literacy and citizenship training program that enabled thousands of African-Americans to register to vote and link power to concrete strategies for individual and communal empowerment.

IVLP Opening luncheon
14th & V | Langston | June 18,2012 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Private luncheon for World Learning. To plan your event, call our events team at 202-332-6432

Pushing President Obama: An Agenda for the second term
14th & V | Langston | June 19,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We Act Radio Presents #PUSHOBAMA!

Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Droopy
14th & V | Langston | June 19,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event - Tuesday Night Open Mic! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all come with an open mind and ear.

Author Event, Chris Hedges
14th & V | Langston | June 20,2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Chris Hedges to discuss and sign his new book(written with Joe Sacco), Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Story League Contest DC: Friend, Defriend, Refriend
14th & V | Langston | June 20,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tellers have a maximum 7 minutes to tell a true story on the theme "Friend, Defriend, Refriend: Stories about relationships that truly deserve the description 'It's complicated'."

Author Event, Peter Edelman
14th & V | Langston | June 21,2012 | 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Peter Edelman to discuss and sign his new book, So Rich, So Poor: Why it's So Hard to End Poverty in America

PRIVATE EVENT: Academy of Hope
14th & V | Langston | June 21,2012 | 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Private event in the Langston Room hosted by Academy of Hope.

Responses to Anti-Semitism
14th & V | Langston | June 21,2012 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Is there a double standard in the response to anti-semitism against Arab-Americans as compared with the response to anti-semitism against Jewish-Americans?

Did Civil Rights Photography Do More Harm than Good?
14th & V | Langston | June 24,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Special A.C.T.O.R presentation with Author Martin Berger

Screening of “Afghanistan, The Lost Truth”
14th & V | Langston | June 24,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Internationally acclaimed Iranian-American filmmaker, Yassamin Maleknasr traveled across Afghanistan in search of how people there are living their lives. She says she wanted to show images beyond the obvious ones of the Taleban, the Kalashnikov, the Burqa, and the desert. A Q&A with the film maker will follow the screening!

The Cabral/Truth Circle: Afro-Colombians
14th & V | Langston | June 25,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cabral/Truth Circle and Busboys and Poets presents Afro-Colombians: The Struggle for Self-Determination Amid Geo-Economic Wars and Human Rights Violation.

Private Event: Meridian International
14th & V | Langston | June 25,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Private event in the Langston Room.

Georgetown Day School
14th & V | Langston | June 26,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Event in the Langston Room

Tuesday Night Open Mic hosted by Gowri K
14th & V | Langston | June 26,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week.

ASL (American Sign Language) Open Mic presented by Busboys and Poets
14th & V | Langston | June 29,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 AM
On this night, American sign language users and viewers from all corners of life will come together to recite a poem, song, short skit or jokes. Come out and enjoy the wonderful environment while you eat, get your drink on and socialize. Great for those learning American sign language.

“Strong!” Film Screening presented by Community Cinema
14th & V | Langston | June 30,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Community Cinema presents a film screening of "Strong!", a documentary by award-winning filmmaker and a performer, writer, and professor Julie Wyman.

A.C.T.O.R. A Continuing Talk on Race - Open discussion.
14th & V | Langston | July 01,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
For June and July, the A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) discussion series will take a look at the controversial topic of marriage equality.

Private Dinner
14th & V | Langston | July 02,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Private dinner hosted by the California Teacher's Association

Busboys and Poets Presents Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry
14th & V | Langston | July 03,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hosted tonight by Twain Dooley

LIVE! from Busboys: Open Mic & Talent Showcase
14th & V | Langston | July 06,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Whether you are a musician, comedian, dancer, actor/actress, magician, or any other type of performer - we want to see what you've got.

Nine on the Ninth
14th & V | Langston | July 09,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open Mic Poetry featuring Charniece Fox

We Can End AIDS ! Panel Discussion
14th & V | Langston | July 09,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Housing Works will host Bill McColl (Politcal Director, AIDS United), Christopher Bates (Program Liason Officer for AIDS 2012, HHS), and other experts on HIV/AIDS to discuss the state of the epidemic in DC, and how we compare with the world in addressing barriers and advancing solutions.

Tuesday Night Open Mic
14th & V | Langston | July 10,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week. Tonight's host is Pages Matam

Private Event: AIDS Healthcare Foundation
14th & V | Langston | July 11,2012 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Event: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

Live Performance by SNRG
14th & V | Langston | July 12,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Live performance by SNRG with special guests Atoms Apart.

Private Event: World Resources Institute
14th & V | Langston | July 12,2012 | 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Private Event: World Resources Institute

“11th Hour” Poetry Slam presented by Busboys and Poets
14th & V | Langston | July 13,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
The “11th Hour" Poetry Slam provides an opportunity for poetry lovers to enjoy the competitive art of late-night performance poetry! Enjoy two rounds of high intensity poetry, with the audience choosing a winner. Come join us for an alternative way to spend your Friday night. Poetry Slam, Inc's (PSI) DC Slam Venue.

Sunday Kind of Love
14th & V | Langston | July 15,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Open Mic Poetry features emerging and established poets from the Washington, D.C. area and around the nation. Each program includes one to two featured poets and an open mic segment.

Author Event, Natalie Hopkinson
14th & V | Langston | July 16,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Natalie Hopkinson to discuss and sign her new book,Go-Go Live: The Musical Life and Death of a Chocolate City

Tuesday Night Open Mic
14th & V | Langston | July 17,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hosted tonight by Droopy the Broke Baller!

Story League Contest DC : “ART”
14th & V | Langston | July 18,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Is it really ART?? Stories about creative output that's good, bad, and questionable. Props are allowed this time! Show and tell us about that "art" project...

PRIVATE EVENT: NYEC Youth & Families Dinner
14th & V | Langston | July 18,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event hosted by NYEC.

Free Range Studios presents Jonah Sachs
14th & V | Langston | July 19,2012 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Join FreeRange Studios to celebrate the release of Jonah Sach's new work "Winning the Story Wars: Why Those Who Tell (and Live) the Best Stories Will Rule the Future"

Eat Local First Week: Locals Unplugged - Transforming Business for the Localvore
14th & V | Langston | July 19,2012 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Eat Local First Week: Locals Unplugged - Transforming Business for the Localvore.

Youth Open Mic (@ 14th & V this month!)
14th & V | Langston | July 21,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Youth Open Mic will take place at 14th & V for this month only! Co-hosted by guest hosts, Brandon Douglas, actor and poet, and Sarah Lawson, poet and slam master for the Beltway Poetry Slam.

Author, Greg Muttitt
14th & V | Langston | July 23,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Greg Muttitt to discuss and sign his new book, Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq. The departure of the last U.S. troops from Iraq at the end of 2011 left a broken country and a host of unanswered questions. What was the war really about? Why and how did the occupation drag on for nearly nine years? And why did the troops have to leave?

Tuesday Night Open Mic
14th & V | Langston | July 24,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tonight's host is Gowri K

Author Event, Rev. Osagyefo Sekou
14th & V | Langston | July 24,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Teaching for Change's Busboys and Poets Bookstore welcomes Rev. Osagyefo Sekou to discuss Gods, Gays, and Guns

ROC Roundtable
14th & V | Langston | July 25,2012 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Private event in the Langston Room. To plan your event, call our events team at (202)332-6432

Private Event hosted by The Population Council
14th & V | Langston | July 25,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
To plan your event call our events team at (202)332-6432

Private Event: Faith in Public Life
14th & V | Langston | July 26,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private event in the Langston Room

ASL (American Sign Language) Open Mic presented by Busboys and Poets
14th & V | Langston | July 27,2012 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
On this night, American sign language users and viewers from all corners of life will come together to recite a poem, song, short skit or jokes. Come out and enjoy the wonderful environment while you eat, get your drink on and socialize. Great for those learning American sign language.

Private Event: AIDS Healthcare Foundation
14th & V | Langston | July 27,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Langston Room.

Private Event hosted by Graduate School USA
14th & V | Langston | July 30,2012 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
To plan your private luncheon, call our events team at (202)332-6432

PRIVATE EVENT: Tulane University
14th & V | Langston | July 31,2012 | 12:30 pm - 02:30 pm
HOLD AS OF 7/18/12 - SJ Confirmed on 7/27/12 - SJ Private event in the Langston Room hosted by Tulane University.

Events at 5th & K

Science Cafe | Much Ado About Nothing…or how it is that vacuums are full of everything you care abou
5th & K | Cullen | April 25,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join physicist John Gillaspy of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in a discussion about vacuums that have everything to do with the way the universe and everything in it are and behave.

PRIVATE EVENT: 50th Birthday Slam
5th & K | Loft | April 26,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private event in the Loft.

NOVA Reception (WGBH)
5th & K | Loft | April 27,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Loft hosted by NOVA (WGBH)

Author Medea Benjamin, “Drone Warfare”
5th & K | Cullen | April 27,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Medea Benjamin will discuss and sign her new book "Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control"

Baseball & Memoir: The Book Party with E. Ethelbert Miller
5th & K | Cullen | April 28,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Celebrate the paperback release of The 5th Inning by E. Ethelbert Miller. Ethelbert will be interviewed by his wife Dr. Denise King-Miller, discussing memoir writing, marriage and baseball.

Large Party: John A. Ferguson HS
5th & K | anywhere | April 28,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Large Party: John A. Ferguson HS

PRIVATE EVENT: Network of Arabs Professionals
5th & K | Loft | April 29,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private Event in the Loft

Private Event: Jones
5th & K | Cullen | April 29,2012 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Private Event in the Cullen Room.

The International Dance Day Marathon commemorating Arab-American Heritage Month
5th & K | Cullen | April 29,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The International Dance Day Marathon commemorating Arab-American Heritage Month will be a two hour event held by Jordin's Paradise, a dance and fitness studio, to promote health and fitness as well as traditional Arab dancing.

Voices for Sierra Leone: Interfaith Concert for World Malaria Day
5th & K | Cullen | April 30,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Faiths Act, ONE, Malaria No More, & the 9/11 Unity Walk for an interfaith benefit concert to support Faiths Act's interfaith public health project in Sierra Leone! Tickets are $12 beforehand and $15 at the door, with all proceeds donated to the cause!

Private Event: Meridian International
5th & K | Cullen | April 30,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry! Hosted by Holly Bass
5th & K | Cullen | May 02,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event - Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Holly Bass! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all come with an open mind and ear.

Private Event: SIT Graduate Institute
5th & K | Loft | May 02,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Private Event in the Loft hosted by SIT Graduate Institute

Private Event: Washington Interfaith Network
5th & K | Cullen | May 02,2012 | 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Private Event: Stone Soup Cooperative
5th & K | Cullen | May 02,2012 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room.

Private Event: Howard University Middle School
5th & K | Loft | May 03,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Private Event: Howard University Middle School

Seed Public Charter School Staff Appreciation
5th & K | Loft | May 04,2012 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teacher Appreciation for the staff of Seed Public Charter School

Taste of Mount Vernon Triangle
5th & K | anywhere | May 05,2012 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Taste of Mount Vernon Triangle. For more information click here!

BOOK TALK | “The Night Wanderers: Uganda’s Children and the Lord’s Resistance Army”
5th & K | Cullen | May 07,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Author Wojciech Jagielski will sign and discuss, "The Night Wanderers: Uganda's Children and the Lord's Resistance Army"

Jonathan Randal & Phyllis Bennis, “Witness to Atrocities: Let’s Not Forget - The Vulnerability of Pa
5th & K | Cullen | May 07,2012 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) and Busboys and Poets invite you to a presentation & book signing by Jonathan Randal and Phyllis Bennis.

Beltway Poetry Grand Slam 2012
5th & K | Cullen | May 08,2012 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Come see the top 8 poets from the season battle it out for a chance to be on the 2nd ever Beltway Poetry National Slam team and a chance to be crowned the 2012 Beltway Poetry Grand Slam Champion!!

Private Event: Close Up Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | May 08,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room for Close Up Foundation.

Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Bomani Armah
5th & K | Cullen | May 09,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tonight's host is Bomani Armah! A Busboys and Poetry event.

Local Music Day ...Listen Local First!
5th & K | Entire Restaurant | May 09,2012 | All Day
In support of "DC Local Music Day!" we will be streaming the music of featured local artists throughout the day.

Amazon Watch Inaugural DC Benefit Celebration
5th & K | Cullen | May 10,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The evening will feature the Amazon Watch founder and Executive Director, Atossa Soltani, and an exclusive photo exhibition by world renowned conservation photographer, Cristina Mittermeier.

PRIVATE EVENT: Roundtree Birthday Dinner
5th & K | Loft | May 10,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private event in the Loft.

Compelling Action on Climate Change: Youth, Landmark Legal Action, and Film
5th & K | Cullen | May 10,2012 | 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm
Compelling Action on Climate Change: Youth, Landmark Legal Action, and Film

PRIVATE EVENT: Graduation Event
5th & K | Cullen | May 11,2012 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Private Event: Women of Distinction
5th & K | Cullen | May 12,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Private Event: Abram Graduation
5th & K | Loft | May 12,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Event in the Loft

Zumba Block Party with Vida Fitness
5th & K | anywhere | May 12,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Zumba Block Party with Vida Fitness

(S+S) Second Sundays Singer-Songwriter Open Mic
5th & K | Cullen | May 13,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Calling all singer-songwriters, finger-style guitar players, flatpickers, bluesmen, blueswomen, traveling minstrels, balladeers, acoustic rockers, touring and recording artists, traditional and contemporary solos/duos/ trios, a cappella singers, and musicians and instrumentalists of all styles!

Private Event: Graduation Celebration
5th & K | Loft | May 13,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Event in the Loft.

Private Event: McNeill Graduation Party
5th & K | Loft | May 13,2012 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Private Event: McNeill Graduation Party.

Author Michael Shuman, “Local Dollars, Local Sense”
5th & K | Cullen | May 14,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Author and economy pioneer Michael Shuman will sign and discuss his book, Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity.

PRIVATE EVENT: Meridian International
5th & K | Cullen | May 14,2012 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Private event for Meridian International in the Langston Room.

PRIVATE EVENT: Meridian International
5th & K | Loft | May 14,2012 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Private event in the Loft hosted by Meridian International.

Science Cafe presents “A Tale of Two Bays: Uncovering the Story in Long Term Ecological Data”
5th & K | Cullen | May 15,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Science Cafe presents "A Tale of Two Bays: Uncovering the Story in Long Term Ecological Data"

Author Yangzom Brauen, “Across Many Mountains”
5th & K | Cullen | May 16,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
A powerful, emotional memoir and an extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Mao’s Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young mother and her six-year-old daughter on a treacherous journey across the snowy Himalayas toward freedom.

Private Event: Stone Soup Cooperative
5th & K | Cullen | May 16,2012 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room for Stone Soup Cooperative

Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Jonathan Tucker
5th & K | Cullen | May 16,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tonight's host is Jonathan B. Tucker! A Busboys and Poetry Event!

PRIVATE EVENT: Congressional Hunger Center
5th & K | Loft | May 18,2012 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Private event in the Loft.

Private Event: Congressional Hunger Center
5th & K | Cullen | May 18,2012 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room.

Bike to Work Day
5th & K | Patio | May 18,2012 | 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Bike to Work Day

Youth Open Mic
5th & K | Cullen | May 19,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Our monthly youth-focused and youth-led series co-hosted by Nichita Mason, a high school senior from Washington Math Science Technology High School, and Jonathan Tucker, DC Youth Slam Team coach.

Stage Performance, “Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale”
5th & K | Cullen | May 20,2012 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
"Renaissance in the Belly of a Killer Whale" is a a montage of spoken word poetry, theatre, dance, and song. Presented by the Harlem KW Project.

One Common Unity presents Common Folk: Voices of a Movement
5th & K | Cullen | May 20,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
One Common Unity presents "Common Folk: Voices of a Movement" ...lifting the voices of those who are using their art, music and words to inspire a culture of peace and justice.

PRIVATE EVENT: NPR Staff Dinner
5th & K | Loft | May 20,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Loft hosted by NPR.

Peace Cafè: “Life in Gaza after the Arab Spring, with Mohammed Omer”
5th & K | Cullen | May 20,2012 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Peace Cafè: "Life in Gaza after the Arab Spring, with Mohammed Omer." Mohammed Omer is a Palestinian photojournalist from the Gaza Strip who has reported for numerous media outlets.

CANCELLED! PRIVATE EVENT: theatreWashington
5th & K | Loft | May 21,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
CANCELLED! theatreWashington Green Room in the Loft.

Old Schools: The Birth of Hip-Hop Culture in the U.S. and France
5th & K | Cullen | May 21,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Schools: The Birth of Hip-Hop Culture in the U.S. and France discussion presented by Alliance Française de Washington.

Private Event: Close Up Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | May 21,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room for Close Up Foundation.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company
5th & K | Cullen | May 22,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Student dance performance presented by Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company

*SPARKLE* Open Mic Poetry hosted by Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou
5th & K | Cullen | May 23,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A queer-friendly reading series hosted by Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou! ...featuring poets Judson Lewis and Niki Herd.

Private Event: Close Up Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | May 24,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room

The Capital Hip-Hop Soul All-Star Show and Open Mic
5th & K | Cullen | May 24,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Voices of a Movement presents "The Capital Hip-Hop Soul All-Star Show and Open Mic" hosted by Mateo Thomas and featuring performances by....

DC Science Teachers
5th & K | Loft | May 24,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private event in the Loft.

Private Event: Black United Funds
5th & K | Cullen | May 26,2012 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Private Meeting in the Cullen Room.

“State of Aloha” Film Screening
5th & K | Cullen | May 27,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Focus-In! Films presents "State of Aloha" as its May Film of the Month and in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Private Event: Truman Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | May 29,2012 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room.

“Driving Sustainability in Retail Supply Chains” - A Panel Discussion presented by Net Impact DC
5th & K | Cullen | May 29,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Net Impact's DC Professional Chapter presents a panel discussion on "Driving Sustainability in Retail Supply Chains." Adam Siegel from the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Taryn Sullivan from Efficiency Exchange (EEx) will discuss how U.S.-based retailers and their international manufacturing partners are developing sustainable supply chains.

Private Event: Discovery Charter School
5th & K | Cullen | May 30,2012 | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Private event in the Cullen Room.

PRIVATE EVENT: Iona Conversations Author Event
5th & K | Cullen | May 30,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Wednesday Open Mic Poetry hosted by Sarah Lawson
5th & K | Cullen | May 30,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry event! Tonight's host is Sarah Lawson.

Private Event
5th & K | Loft | May 31,2012 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Private event in the Loft.

PRIVATE EVENT: University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
5th & K | Cullen | May 31,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

SPOKEN EXPLOSION: CAPTURING FIRE OPENING NIGHT PARTY
5th & K | Cullen | May 31,2012 | 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Capturing Fire : A National Queer Spoken Word Summit and Slam! Capturing Fire will include performance and writing workshops, panel discussions and networking and social opportunities.

Private Event: Georgetown University Soul Hoyas Alumni
5th & K | Cullen | June 02,2012 | 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
To plan your event, call our events team at (202) 332 - 6432

“Voices from the Frontlines” presented by the Energy Action Coalition (EAC)
5th & K | Cullen | June 03,2012 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join the Energy Action Environmental Justice Collective for an interactive presentation and first-hand accounts on Environmental Justice

“Invisible Man” - A Panel Discussion presented by Krystal Glass Productions
5th & K | Cullen | June 04,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"Invisible Man" - An empowering panel discussion to encourage black men to be more politically visible, paternally visible, and actively visible in their community.

Private Event: Close Up Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | June 04,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room

PRIVATE EVENT: theatreWashington
5th & K | Loft | June 05,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Loft hosted by theatreWashington.

Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry! hosted by Holly Bass
5th & K | Cullen | June 06,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event - Wednesday Night Open Mic! Tonight's host is Holly Bass.

“Progressivism on TaProgressivism on Tap: “The New Feminist Agenda”
5th & K | Cullen | June 06,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
"Progressivism on Tap" presented by the Center for American Progress

Private Event - GSA
5th & K | Cullen | June 06,2012 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
A private event in the Cullen Room! To book an event, click here or contact our Marketing & Events department.

“Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation” Book Talk
5th & K | Cullen | June 07,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jeff Bale and Brian Jones sign and discuss Education and Capitalism: Struggles for Learning and Liberation.

S+S Singer-Songwriter Open Mic
5th & K | Cullen | June 10,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join Busboys and Poets and the Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW) for our Singer-Songwriter Open Mic hosted by Molly Hagen. Celebrate the power of music!

Private Event hosted by Association of Small Foundations
5th & K | Cullen | June 11,2012 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Private Event hosted by Association of Small Foundations

The Embassy of Spain presents Javier Calvo and Peter Manseau
5th & K | Cullen | June 11,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Embassy of Spain presents "Building Bridges:" Spanish and English Language Writers in Conversation featuring contemporary novel and the transcendental Javier Calvo and Peter Manseau.

Private Event hosted by FHi360
5th & K | Loft | June 11,2012 | 12:30pm - 2:30 pm
Opening luncheon for the IVLP

Private Event hosted by Association of Small Foundations
5th & K | Cullen | June 12,2012 | 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room.

PRIVATE EVENT: SVN Reception
5th & K | Loft | June 12,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Loft.

Student Poetry
5th & K | Cullen | June 12,2012 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
D.C. Creative Writing Workshop presents the world premiere of "Condensed Classics" and the release of the Summer 2012 issue of "hArtworks"

Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Bomani Armah
5th & K | Cullen | June 13,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tonight's host is Bomani Armah! A Busboys and Poetry event.

Essakane Films
5th & K | Cullen | June 13,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fundraiser for Relief International

PRIVATE EVENT: KIPP LA Prep
5th & K | Loft | June 13,2012 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Private event hosted by Kipp LA Prep.

PRIVATE EVENT: Higher Achievement Youth Open Mic
5th & K | Cullen | June 14,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Live Performance by Stephan Said
5th & K | Cullen | June 14,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The genre-transcending Iraqi-American artist/activist Stephan Said, called “this generation’s Woody Guthrie” (Billboard) and “the troubadour of the global justice movement” (L’Humanite), plays an intimate show as part of an East Coast tour working with social change and interfaith organizations.

Private Event: SEIU
5th & K | Loft | June 14,2012 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Private event in the Loft.

Youth Open Mic presented by Busboys and Poets
5th & K | Cullen | June 16,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Youth-focused and youth-led, Youth Open Mic is a monthly series that features student poets, singers, musicians and actors from the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere.

Private Event: Occupy DC Palesunian Night
5th & K | Loft | June 16,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Private Event in the Loft

Author Regi Ross Rayfield, “I Boldly Confess: The Key of Life”
5th & K | Cullen | June 17,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Author Regi Ross Rayfield discusses and signs his book, "I Boldly Confess: The Key of Life"

“Super Best Friends with Benefits” Improv Show
5th & K | Cullen | June 17,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
"Super Best Friends with Benefits" Improv Show

Private Event: Close Up Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | June 18,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room

Private Event: Close Up Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | June 18,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room

Private Event: Close Up Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | June 19,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room

Private event hosted by ProInspire
5th & K | Cullen | June 19,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room

Private Event: Bank Street
5th & K | Loft | June 19,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Event in the Loft.

Private Event: Omar Reception
5th & K | Loft | June 19,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Private event in the Loft.

Private Event: Stone Soup Cooperative
5th & K | Cullen | June 20,2012 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room for Stone Soup Cooperative

Progressivism On Tap - “A Land of Promise: Exploring America’s Economic History”
5th & K | Cullen | June 20,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Progressivism On Tap presents "A Land of Promise: Exploring America's Economic History," a Discussion with Michael Lind, Author and co-founder of the New America Foundation.

Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Jonathan Tucker
5th & K | Cullen | June 20,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tonight's host is Jonathan B. Tucker. A Busboys and Poetry Event!

Campaign for Youth Justice presents Lara Herscovitch
5th & K | Cullen | June 21,2012 | 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Live performance by Lara Herscovitch to benefit the local campaigns of the Campaign for Youth Justice.

LIving Social Reception
5th & K | Loft | June 21,2012 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private Event Hosted by Living Social

The Hitting Stops Here presents a discussion on “Child-safe Environment” legislative action
5th & K | Cullen | June 21,2012 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Your invited to A Discussion on “Child-safe Environment” legislative action featuring discussants Michael Murphy and Paula Flowe.

PRIVATE FILMING
5th & K | Cullen | June 21,2012 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Private taping for "GET OUT THE VOTE" video for Filipino American community, filmed by the nonprofit KAYA.

PRIVATE EVENT: Barrie Hamilton
5th & K | Cullen | June 22,2012 | 6-8pm
Private event hosted by Barrie Hamilton.

Private Event: Hamilton Family Reunion
5th & K | Cullen | June 22,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

“Pariah” Film Screening presented by Focus-In! Films Series
5th & K | Cullen | June 24,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Focus-In! Films presents "Pariah" as its June Film of the Month and in celebration of LGBT Pride Month and Capital Pride Week!

Peace Cafè: “Can the Occupation of Palestine be Undone?” with Miko Peled
5th & K | Cullen | June 24,2012 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Peace Café is a Busboys and Poets program that offers an on-going series of events designed to bring together Arabs, Jews, and those interested in working toward a resolution to the conflict in the Middle East. The focus is on encouraging individuals from various backgrounds to share food and conversation. Founded by Anas Shallal, Ari Roth and Mimi Conway.

Pink Collar Comedy Tour
5th & K | Cullen | June 24,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
"The Pink Collar Comedy Tour" featuring four rising stars from all over the country who have been making a splash on the NYC comedy scene.

Private Event: Graduate School (USDA)
5th & K | Cullen | June 25,2012 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Defending Our Democracy: The Latest, Greatest Thinking on Campaign Finance Reform
5th & K | Cullen | June 26,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join Congressman John Sarbanes, Maryland State Senator (and Constitutional Scholar) Jamie Raskin and Public Campaign's Nick Nyhart for a grassroots meet-up.

Private Event: IIE
5th & K | Loft | June 26,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private Event on the Loft.

“Progressivism on Tap” presented by the Center for American Progress
5th & K | Cullen | June 27,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Progressivism on Tap presents "Building a Powerful Progressive Movement" with Deepak Bhargava, Executive Director, Center for Community Change

*SPARKLE* Queer Open Mic feat. nationally-touring poet Lauren Zuniga
5th & K | Cullen | June 27,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry event! *SPARKLE* Open Mic Poetry is a queer-friendly and focused reading series that has featured an array of LGBT-dedicated poets. Hosted by Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou. Tonight's feature is Oklahoma-native and nationally-touring poet, Lauren Zuniga.

“Voices of a Movement” Open Mic presented by One Common Unity
5th & K | Cullen | June 28,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A monthly community open mic with featured guests, performers and speakers.

PRIVATE EVENT: The Pew Charitable Trust Retreat
5th & K | Cullen | June 28,2012 | 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room hosted by The Pew Charitable Trust.

“Youth vs. Adults” POETRY SLAM Fundraiser
5th & K | Cullen | June 28,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
"Youth vs. Adults" POETRY SLAM Fundraiser to help send DC & Baltimore youth poets to Brave New Voices in California

Private Event
5th & K | Loft | June 29,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Loft.

PRIVATE EVENT: 1199 SEIU
5th & K | Loft | July 03,2012 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Private event in the Loft

Wednesday Open Mic Poetry hosted by Sarah Lawson
5th & K | Cullen | July 04,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Featuring Pages D Matam. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all come with an open mind and ear.

Private Event: Dream Careers
5th & K | Cullen | July 05,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room

Film Screening: “Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World”
5th & K | Cullen | July 06,2012 | 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Narrated by Academy-Award winning actor, Susan Sarandon, this 90-minute film takes audiences on a global journey across nine countries and over 1,400 years of history to present the stories behind the masterworks of Islamic art and architecture.

PRIVATE EVENT: National Partnership for Women & Families Dinner
5th & K | Cullen | July 08,2012 | 6:30pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

S+S (Singer-Songwriter) Open Mic
5th & K | Cullen | July 08,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
S+S Open Mic is a monthly open mic series for singer-songwriters.

If It’s Broken, Fix It: Political Technology for the 21st Century
5th & K | Cullen | July 09,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hosted by FairVote with Krist Novoselic & John Anderson.

PRIVATE EVENT: IIE Lunch
5th & K | Cullen | July 09,2012 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Author Gilda Moss Haber
5th & K | Cullen | July 10,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Author Gilda Moss Haber signs and discusses, "Cockney Girl"

“Elect Democracy!” Panel and Official Report Launch
5th & K | Cullen | July 11,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
"Elect Democracy!" Panel and Official Report Launch presented by Global Exchange

Wednesday Open Mic Poetry hosted by Bomani Armah
5th & K | Cullen | July 11,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry event! Tonight's host is Bomani Armah.

PRIVATE EVENT: The World Resources Institute
5th & K | Cullen | July 11,2012 | 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room hosted by The World Resources Institute. To book your next event at Busboys and Poets, please call our Events Team at (202) 332-6432.

Listen Local First
5th & K | Entire Restaurant | July 11,2012 | 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
In support of "DC Local Music Day!" we will be streaming the music of featured local artists throughout the day.

Private Event: World Resources Institute
5th & K | Cullen | July 12,2012 | 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Private event hosted by WRI. To plan your event, call our events team at (202)332-6432

(cancelled) PRIVATE EVENT: MPAC
5th & K | Cullen | July 13,2012 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm
(cancelled) Private event in the Cullen Room.

Move to Amend presents, “Overreaching Corporate Power: What Can Be Done?” featuring David Cobb
5th & K | Cullen | July 15,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
David Cobb Live! Move to Amend’s dynamo spokesperson addresses "Overreaching Corporate Power: What Can Be Done?"

Double Author Event | Wajahat Ali & Willow Wilson
5th & K | Cullen | July 16,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets welcomes Willow Wilson author of "Alif the Unseen" and Wajahat Ali, author of "All American: 45 Men on Being Muslim"

Private Event hosted CHS
5th & K | Loft | July 16,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
To plan your event, call our events team at (202) 332 - 6432

PRIVATE EVENT: theatreWashington
5th & K | Loft | July 17,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Loft hosted by theatreWashington.

Private Event: DC Advocates for the Arts
5th & K | Cullen | July 17,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

Private Event: Stone Soup Cooperative
5th & K | Cullen | July 18,2012 | 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room for Stone Soup Cooperative

Private Event: Close Up Foundation
5th & K | Cullen | July 18,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room

Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Holly Bass
5th & K | Cullen | July 18,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tonight's host is Holly Bass. A Busboys and Poetry Event!

Private Event hosted by DC Academy of Family Physicians
5th & K | Loft | July 18,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Loft. To book your next event, call our events team at 202-332-6432

Private Event: Monk Family Reunion
5th & K | Cullen | July 20,2012 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Private Event: Monk Family Reunion

Private Event: CHANGE
5th & K | Cullen | July 21,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Cullen Room.

“Re:Generation” Film Screening
5th & K | Cullen | July 22,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
"Re:Generation" film screening presented by Busboys and Poets, Focus-In! Films, Hip-Hop Cinema, and Words, Beats & Life Inc. One-time screening -- Free event!

Private Event: The Recording Academy
5th & K | Cullen | July 22,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room for The Recording Academy.

PRIVATE EVENT: Pathfinder International
5th & K | Loft | July 23,2012 | 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Private event in the Loft hosted by Pathfinder International.

PRIVATE EVENT: CORE Group
5th & K | Cullen | July 24,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event hosted by CORE Group.

Private Event hosted by UNESCO (IATT)
5th & K | Loft | July 24,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private Event hosted by UNESCO (IATT)

Author Event: “Love in the Time of HIV” by Michael Mancilla
5th & K | Cullen | July 25,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Author Michael Mancilla will discuss and sign his new book, "Love in the Time of HIV".

*SPARKLE* Queer Open Mic presented by Busboys and Poets
5th & K | Cullen | July 25,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry event! *SPARKLE* Open Mic Poetry is a queer-friendly and focused reading series that has featured an array of LGBT-dedicated poets. Hosted by Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou.

(Rescheduled) PRIVATE EVENT: DC Net Impact
5th & K | Cullen | July 26,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event hosted by DC Net Impact.

PRIVATE EVENT: AAMC Dinner Party
5th & K | Cullen | July 26,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event hosted by AAMC.

Private Event: UNC Center for AIDS Research
5th & K | Patio | July 26,2012 | 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Private event on the Patio.

“Voices of a Movement” Open Mic presented by One Common Unity
5th & K | Cullen | July 26,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A monthly community open mic with featured guests, performers and speakers.

Private Event: International Labor Rights Forum & Global March On Child Labor
5th & K | Cullen | July 29,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private Event in the Cullen Room for International Labor Rights Forum & Global March On Child Labor.

The Black Love Bond: Dating in DC
5th & K | Cullen | July 30,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Let’s make this summer count! Whether you’re dating, single, or just looking to network. “The Black Love Bond: Dating in DC” is your summer go-to event for great conversation and great connections.

Events at Hyattsville

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 26,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

PRIVATE EVENT: DC Dynasty Cheer
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 28,2012 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Private event hosted by DC Dynasty Cheer.

PRIVATE EVENT: UMD School of Music after-performance cast party
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 29,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event hosted by UMD School of Music.

PRIVATE EVENT: University of Maryland
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 30,2012 | 11:45 am - 1:45 pm
Private event hosted by the University of Maryland.

rise n’ rhyme featuring Mr. Gabe
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 30,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A new Busboys and Poets series for local stay-at-home parents and early rising families of all kinds.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry!
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 03,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

First Fridays feat. Victor Ekpuk & Cobaya Dance Theater
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 04,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
This month's First Fridays presenters are Victor Ekpuk and Cobaya Dance Theater!

PRIVATE EVENT: City of Hyattsville Breakfast
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 04,2012 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Private event hosted by the City of Hyattsville.

PRIVATE EVENT: Alana Williams Dinner
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 05,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event hosted by A. Williams.

Focus-In! Films Presents “State of Aloha” | May Film of the Month
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 06,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Focus-In! Films presents "State of Aloha" as its May Film of the Month and in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Pallas Theatre Collective Presents Criss Cross Cabaret
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 07,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Criss Cross Cabaret will showcase today's hit songs and your favorite musical numbers at its one-night-only engagement.

Rise + Rhyme presents “Under the Baobab Tree with Iya!”
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 07,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets series for local stay-at-home parents and early rising families of all kinds, Rise + Rhyme features performances and stories for children ages 5 and under.

PRIVATE EVENT: UMD School of Music
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 08,2012 | 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Private event hosted by UMD School of Music.

AUTHOR EVENT: Etan Thomas, “Fatherhood”
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 09,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Spoken word performances and panel discussion with Etan Thomas, author of "Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge", and special invited guests.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by 2Deep
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 10,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry event! Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all come with an open mind and ear.

PRIVATE EVENT: B. Reese Graduation Celebration
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 12,2012 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event hosted by B. Reese.

Rise + Rhyme featuring Mr. Gabe
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 14,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

PRIVATE EVENT: Mt. Rainer Elementary School
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 15,2012 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Private event hosted by Mt. Rainier Elementary School.

“Louder Than A Bomb” Fundraiser & Film Screening
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 15,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
"Louder Than A Bomb" Fundraiser & Film Screening. $10 suggested donation at the door.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by LOVE the Poet
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 17,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

LIVE! from Busboys Talent Showcase & Open Mic
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 18,2012 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
LIVE! from Busboys is hosted by Y'Anna Crawley, winner of BET's Sunday's Best and a Stellar Award for New Artist of the Year.

PRIVATE EVENT: K. Grant & S. Mitchell
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 18,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Private dinner hosted by K. Grant.

Borderlines: A Bilingual Spanish-English Open Mic feat. Sami Miranda
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 20,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Borderlines: A Bilingual Spanish-English Open Mic hosted by Henry Mills. This month's featured guest is Sami Miranda, an educator, poet and visual artist who has been published in Full Moon on K St and DC Poets Against the War Anthology,

PRIVATE EVENT: UMD Architecture School Graduation Dinner
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 20,2012 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Private event hosted by UMD's Architecture School.

[EVENT CANCELED] Private Celebration
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 21,2012 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
[EVENT CANCELED]

Rise + Rhyme featuring Iya
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 21,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

PRIVATE EVENT: Pathway Schools
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 23,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Zinn Room hosted by Pathway Schools.

PRIVATE EVENT: A. Healey Breakfast
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 24,2012 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Private event hosted by A. Healey.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by E-Baby
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 24,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

PRIVATE EVENT: D. Martin Employee Event
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 27,2012 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event hosted by D. Martin.

n/a - EVENT CANCELED
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 28,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
[CANCELED TODAY FOR MEMORIAL DAY]. A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

Beltway Drama Series Presents “Alternative Methods”
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 29,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Beltway Drama Series Presents "Alternative Methods" by Patricia Davis.

PRIVATE EVENT: Reception Dinner
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 30,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private event in the Zinn Room.

PRIVATE EVENT: C. McKoy Graduation Party
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 31,2012 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Private event hosted by C. McKoy.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by DJ Tao
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 31,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

First Fridays: A Local Arts Exploration
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 01,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys and Poets presents First Fridays, a monthly series, which includes artist talks, local studio visits and more.

PRIVATE EVENT: K. Powell
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 01,2012 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Private event hosted by K. Powell. (Mr. Khafre Powell Graduation Party)

“Pariah” Film Screening presented by Focus-In! Films Series
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 03,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Focus-In! Films presents "Pariah" as its June Film of the Month and in celebration of LGBT Pride Month and Capital Pride Week!

Rise + Rhyme featuring Mr. Gabe
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 04,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Komplex
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 07,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! Weekly open mic poetry event hosted by Komplex.

PRIVATE EVENT: Megan McCloskey
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 08,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event hosted by M. McCloskey.

PRIVATE EVENT: K. Lee Luncheon
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 08,2012 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Private event hosted by K. Lee.

Conversations in the Corridor: “Pride & LGBT Life in The Gateway Arts District”
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 10,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Conversations in the Corridor gathers activists and community members to discuss "Pride in the Gateway Arts District: LGBT Life in Mount Rainier, Brentwood, North Brentwood, and Hyattsville".

Rise + Rhyme featuring Iya
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 11,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

AUTHOR EVENT: Ledisi, “ESSENCE Presents Ledisi: Better Than Alright”
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 11,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets and Art Under Pressure welcome Ledisi to discuss and sign her new book, "ESSENCE Presents Ledisi: Better Than Alright: Finding Peace, Love & Power".

PRIVATE EVENT: L. Beecher Luncheon
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 12,2012 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Private event hosted by L. Beecher.

Beltway Drama Series: An Evening of Shorts
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 13,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Beltway Drama Series: An Evening of Shorts featuring short plays by Amanda Andrei, Patrick Bussink, Rich Espey, Sybil Roberts, and Mary Watters.

PRIVATE EVENT: UMD Smith School Lunch & Meeting
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 13,2012 | 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Private event hosted by UMD's Smith School of Business, Development & Alumni Relations.

PRIVATE EVENT: L. Fennell Luncheon
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 13,2012 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Private event hosted by L. Fennell as of 6/11/12.

PRIVATE EVENT: Gospel Comedy Festival
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 14,2012 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event hosted by Gospel Comedy Festival. The National Livin’ On Laughter Gospel Comedy Conference Association presents its 2012 Comedy Festival of Praise and Renewing.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by 2Deep
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 14,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

LIVE! from Busboys: Talent Showcase & Open Mic
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 15,2012 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Hosted by Y'Anna Crawley! LIVE! from Busboys: Talent Showcase & Open Mic offers a platform for ALL PERFORMERS, not just poets. A Busboys and Poets event.

Rise + Rhyme featuring Mr. Gabe
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 18,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

PRIVATE EVENT: USHSCC Mixer
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 20,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private event hosted by US Health Service Commission Corps.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by LOVE the Poet
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 21,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

PRIVATE EVENT: TASSC International
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 21,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Zinn Room hosted by TASSC International for United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture.

Author George Pelecanos, “The Cut”&“What It Was”
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 22,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets, Teaching for Change, and Art Under Pressure are delighted to welcome author George Pelecanos to discuss and sign, "The Cut" and "What It Was".

PRIVATE EVENT: Cole Family
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 22,2012 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Private event hosted by the Cole Family.

PRIVATE EVENT: The VIP Group
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 24,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private event hosted by The VIP Group.

DC Black Theatre Festival Presents The One Act Battle
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 25,2012 | 7:00pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys and Poets is a proud sponsor of the 2012 DC Black Theatre Festival. June 25 - June 28, 2012, we host four One Act Battles.

Rise + Rhyme featuring Iya
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 25,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

DC Black Theatre Festival Presents The One Act Battle
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 26,2012 | 7:00pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys and Poets is a proud sponsor of the 2012 DC Black Theatre Festival. June 25 - June 28, 2012, we host four One Act Battles.

DC Black Theatre Festival Presents The One Act Battle
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 27,2012 | 7:00pm - 9:00 pm
Busboys and Poets is a proud sponsor of the 2012 DC Black Theatre Festival. June 25 - June 28, 2012, we host four One Act Battles.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by E-Baby
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 28,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

DC Black Theatre Festival Presents The One Act Battle
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 28,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets is a proud sponsor of the 2012 DC Black Theatre Festival. June 25 - June 28, 2012, we host four One Act Battles.

[CANCELED] Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under feat. Sven Henry
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 02,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Rise + Rhyme is canceled today due to a power outage. We regret any inconvenience.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Komplex
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 05,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

First Fridays: A Local Arts Exploration
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 06,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys and Poets presents First Fridays, a monthly series, which includes artist talks, local studio visits and more.

Teens Express Performance
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 08,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a life enhancing evening of original music, poetry, video, and theatre. Teens Express presents its annual Showcase, featuring its talented youth members and leaders.

PRIVATE EVENT: Dream Life Foundation Summer Singles Mixer
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 08,2012 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Private event hosted by Dream Life Foundation: Summer Singles Mixer.

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 09,2012 | 09:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by 2Deep
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 12,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

PRIVATE EVENT: William Troxler
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 15,2012 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Private event hosted by W. Troxler.

Conversations in the Corridor Presents “FRESH” Screening and Discussion
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 15,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys and Poets' monthly series Conversations in the Corridor and Big Bad Woof, Inc. co-present a free screening of the film"FRESH" and post-film discussion.

Rise + Rhyme featuring Miss Audrey
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 16,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine: An Evening of Spoken Word to Promote Sexual Assault Awareness
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 18,2012 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
A free event presented by the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault Women of Color Network.

Bring the Noise: Communities of Color Speak Out Against Sexual Assault
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 18,2012 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault Women of Color Network in the movement to prevent sexual violence in all Maryland communities!

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by LOVE the Poet
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 19,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

LIVE! from Busboys: Talent Showcase & Open Mic
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 20,2012 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! “LIVE! from Busboys” is an open mic talent showcase that offers a platform for all performers.

PRIVATE EVENT: Birthday Bash, Wendell West & Friends
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 22,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private event hosted by W. West.

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under feat. Iya
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 23,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

AUTHOR EVENT: Sheryl Lee Ralph, “Redefining Diva”
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 25,2012 | 06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
Busboys and Poets and Art Under Pressure welcome Sheryl Lee Ralph to discuss and sign her new book, "Redefining Diva: Life Lessons from the Original Dream Girl".

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by E-Baby
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 26,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

PRIVATE EVENT: UMD Dinner Party
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 26,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private event hosted by UMD, College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

PRIVATE EVENT: UMD Dept. of Resident Life
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 26,2012 | 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Private event hosted by UMD Department of Resident Life.

PRIVATE EVENT: Promise Land/Hartley Film Fund
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 27,2012 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Private event in the Zinn Room.

AUTHOR EVENT: David L. Levy, Andra Damron, Julia Duin, and Richard Morris
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 29,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets and Art Under Pressure welcome four local authors, David L. Levy, Andra Damron, Julia Duin, and Richard Morris, to read from and sign their books.

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under feat. Iya
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 30,2012 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.

PRIVATE EVENT: Cast Meet & Greet
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 30,2012 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Private meeting in the Zinn Room.

Events at Shirlington

Book Club: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Shirlington | Robeson | April 25,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The book club meets on the last Wednesday of every month from 7-9pm. Email melissa@busboysandpoets.com to be added to the mailing list.

PRIVATE EVENT: ASCD Dinner
Shirlington | Pauls Den | April 26,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by ASCD.

“LIVE! from Busboys” Talent Showcase
Shirlington | Robeson | April 27,2012 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
LIVE! from Shirlington takes place on the last Friday of every month and offers a platform for all performers ...musicians, comedians, dancers, thespians, magicians, or any other type of performer!

Author Event: Nimah Nawwab
Shirlington | Robeson | April 29,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Author Nimah Nawwab will discuss and sign her new book, Canvas of the Soul: Mystic Poems From the Heartland of Arabia.

PRIVATE EVENT: NESA Center for Strategic Studies
Shirlington | Robeson | April 30,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Private event in the Robeson Room hosted by the NESA Center for Strategic Studies.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Shelly Bell
Shirlington | Robeson | April 30,2012 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington County Crime Solvers Lunch
Shirlington | Robeson | May 02,2012 | 12pm-2pm
Private event in the Robeson Room hosted by Arlington County Crime Solvers.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | May 02,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

Busboys and Poets Presents Change the World Wednesdays - Featuring The Arlington-Alexandria Coalitio
Shirlington | Pauls Den | May 02,2012 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
“Change the World Wednesdays” is a monthly Busboys and Poets series that showcases local non-profits and what they’re doing to help inspire positive change in our community of Arlington.

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Pauls Den | May 03,2012 | 11:30am-1:30pm
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Rich Hanks
Shirlington | Robeson | May 07,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | May 09,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Democrats
Shirlington | Pauls Den | May 12,2012 | 8-10am
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by the Arlington Democrats.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Beny Blaq
Shirlington | Robeson | May 14,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | May 16,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Pauls Den | May 17,2012 | 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.

PRIVATE EVENT: Swindell Graduation Party
Shirlington | Pauls Den | May 19,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in Paul's Den.

PRIVATE EVENT: Bennett Graduation
Shirlington | Robeson | May 20,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private event in the Robeson Room.

“State of Aloha” Film Screening
Shirlington | Pauls Den | May 20,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Focus-In! Films presents "State of Aloha" as its May Film of the Month and in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Rebecca Dupas
Shirlington | Robeson | May 21,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | May 23,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

“LIVE! from Busboys” Talent Showcase
Shirlington | Robeson | May 25,2012 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
LIVE! from Shirlington takes place on the last Friday of every month and offers a platform for all performers ...musicians, comedians, dancers, thespians, magicians, or any other type of performer!

Author Event: Bernice King
Shirlington | Robeson | May 26,2012 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bernice King, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr., will discuss and sign: “Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King,” written by Coretta King’s only sister Edythe Scott Bagley, who died shortly after the book was completed.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry! hosted by Drew Law
Shirlington | Robeson | May 28,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | May 30,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

Monthly Book Club: Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Shirlington | Robeson | May 30,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The book club meets on the last Wednesday of every month from 7-9pm. Email melissa@busboysandpoets.com to be added to the mailing list.

PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Economic Development
Shirlington | Pauls Den | May 31,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Private event in Paul's Den.

PRIVATE EVENT: Virginia Hospital Center Fundraiser (Full Restaurant Event)
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | June 01,2012 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Virginia Hospital Center Fundraiser (Full Restaurant Event).

PRIVATE EVENT: Bailey-Hightower Rehearsal Dinner
Shirlington | Robeson | June 01,2012 | 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Private event in the Robeson Room.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Shelly Bell
Shirlington | Robeson | June 04,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | June 06,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

Busboys and Poets Presents Change the World Wednesdays
Shirlington | Pauls Den | June 06,2012 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This month's “Change the World Wednesdays” feature is Phoenix Bikes!

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis Lunch Meeting
Shirlington | Pauls Den | June 07,2012 | 11:30am-1:30pm
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.

PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Democrats
Shirlington | Pauls Den | June 09,2012 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by the Arlington Democrats.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Beny Blaq
Shirlington | Robeson | June 11,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | June 13,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

PRIVATE EVENT: The Siegfried Group
Shirlington | Pauls Den | June 13,2012 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Private event hosted by Siefried Group.

CANCELED: PRIVATE EVENT: Scott Brunch
Shirlington | Pauls Den | June 16,2012 | 9:00am - 11:00am
Private event in Paul's Den.

“Pariah” Film Screening presented by Focus-In! Films Series
Shirlington | Pauls Den | June 17,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Focus-In! Films presents "Pariah" as its June Film of the Month and in celebration of LGBT Pride Month and Capital Pride Week!

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Rebecca Dupas
Shirlington | Robeson | June 18,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | June 20,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Pauls Den | June 21,2012 | 11:30am-1:30pm
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.

Story League Story Contest
Shirlington | Robeson | June 24,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The last Sunday of every month, Story League holds a Story Contest at Busboys and Poets, Shirlington, where the public can come try their hand at telling a true 7-minute story onstage for a chance to win a $100 cash prize.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry! hosted by Drew Law
Shirlington | Robeson | June 25,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | June 27,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

Busboys and Poets Book Club: “Yellow Dirt”
Shirlington | Robeson | June 27,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This month's Busboys and Poets Book Club selection is "Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed"

Author Pamela Constable, “Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself”
Shirlington | Robeson | June 28,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Author and Washington Post foreign correspondent Pamela Constable discusses and signs her new book "Playing with Fire: Pakistan at War with Itself."

“LIVE! from Busboys” Talent Showcase
Shirlington | Robeson | June 29,2012 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
LIVE! from Shirlington takes place on the last Friday of every month and offers a platform for all performers ...musicians, comedians, dancers, thespians, magicians, or any other type of performer!

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Shelly Bell
Shirlington | Robeson | July 02,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | July 04,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Pauls Den | July 05,2012 | 11:30am-1:30pm
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Beny Blaq
Shirlington | Robeson | July 09,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | July 11,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

Busboys and Poets Presents Change the World Wednesdays
Shirlington | Pauls Den | July 11,2012 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
This month's “Change the World Wednesdays” feature is the Animal Welfare League of Arlington!

PRIVATE EVENT: Marriott Meeting
Shirlington | Pauls Den | July 12,2012 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Private event in Paul's Den

PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Democrats
Shirlington | Pauls Den | July 14,2012 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by the Arlington Democrats.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Rebecca Dupas
Shirlington | Robeson | July 16,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | July 18,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Pauls Den | July 19,2012 | 11:30am-1:30pm
Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry! hosted by Drew Law
Shirlington | Robeson | July 23,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Organic Happy Hour at Shirlington!
Shirlington | Entire Restaurant | July 25,2012 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Special prices on organic beer, cocktails and wine!

Monthly Book Club: The Will to Resist
Shirlington | Off-Site | July 25,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The book club meets on the last Wednesday of every month from 7-9pm. Email melissa@busboysandpoets.com to be added to the mailing list.

Private Event: Local Author Lisa Pell
Shirlington | Robeson | July 26,2012 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Private Event in the Robeson Room.

“LIVE! from Busboys” Talent Showcase
Shirlington | Robeson | July 27,2012 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
LIVE! from Shirlington takes place on the last Friday of every month and offers a platform for all performers ...musicians, comedians, dancers, thespians, magicians, or any other type of performer!

Story League Story Contest
Shirlington | Robeson | July 29,2012 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The last Sunday of every month, Story League holds a Story Contest at Busboys and Poets, Shirlington, where the public can come try their hand at telling a true 7-minute story onstage for a chance to win a $100 cash prize.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry | Special Guest Host Chris August
Shirlington | Robeson | July 30,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by DJ Tao
Shirlington | Robeson | July 30,2012 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
A Busboys and Poetry Event! For two hours, audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, and a different host every week.