What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Author Event- Dr. Sheila H. Katz Discusses her book Connecting With the Enemy
14th & V | Langston Room | January 24, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes author Dr. Sheila Katz to the Langston room to discuss her book Connecting with the Enemy: A Century of Palestinian-Israeli Joint Nonviolence. Sheila H. Katz has written a path-breaking history of Palestinians’ and Israelis’ joint activism, a chronicle of grassroots nonviolent initiatives in politics, arts, environment, education, sports, science, business, technology, and religion. This event is Co-Sponsored by J Street DC Metro.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Gowri K
14th & V | Langston Room | January 24, 2017 | 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.


Events at 5th & K

A DC Science Café Event… Saving Science from Itself
5th & K | Cullen Room | January 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join Sarewitz and Will Thomas, an historian of science and a policy analyst at the American Institute of Physics, for an historically-anchored discussion about what ails science and what the remedies might be, the social benefits we should expect from our massive investment in science, and what’s at stake if we ignore inconvenient truths about the present state of scientific inquiry. 


Events at Shirlington

PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Senior Democrats
Shirlington | Robeson Room | January 24, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Monthly luncheon and discussion in the Robeson Room hosted by the Arlington Senior Democrats.


Events at Takoma

John Donvan/Caren Zucker: IN A DIFFERENT KEY,  in conversation with Azar Nafisi
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | January 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics & Prose at Busboys and Poets Takoma welcomes John Donvan and Caren Zucker to present their new book "In a Different Key: The Story of Autism."