What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

October , 2017

Events at 14th & V

A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race)
14th & V | Langston Room | October 1, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) open discussion series is hosted by Busboys and Poets as a community service. It provides the opportunity for people to come together and speak openly and honestly about issues of race. 


*SPARKLE* Queer Open Mic
14th & V | Langston Room | October 1, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 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.


Indigenous People’s Day Teachers Gathering
14th & V | Langston Room | October 2, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Indigenous People’s Day Curriculum Night for DC Area Teachers: D.C. Area Social Justice Educators gathering to share curriculum ideas and strategies for teaching students about Columbus and Indigenous People’s past and present history. RSVP and Sign Up to Share Lessons.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Twain Dooley
14th & V | Langston Room | October 3, 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.


ZAMI presents film screening of Garden of Eden
14th & V | Langston Room | October 4, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Busboys and Poets and the directors presents Cannes winning film Garden of Eden followed by talk back 


LIVE! from Busboys Talent Showcase Open Mic hosted by Beny Blaq
14th & V | Langston Room | October 6, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

A Busboys and Poets in-house series! LIVE! is an open mic talent showcase that offers a platform for all performers.


Artworks for Freedom Poetry Reading
14th & V | Langston Room | October 8, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The ARTWORKS FOR FREEDOM event is part of the exhibition titled Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom, A Call and Response.  The exhibition is part of ArtWorks for Freedom | ACTION DC! a city-wide arts festival to raise awareness of human trafficking throughout the Washington, D.C. region.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Joseph LMS Green
14th & V | Langston Room | October 10, 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.


11th Hour Poetry Slam Hosted by 2Deep the Poetess
14th & V | Langston Room | October 13, 2017 | 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! Enjoy two rounds of high intensity poetry, with the audience choosing a winner.


Sunday Kind of Love Open Mic Poetry
14th & V | Langston Room | October 15, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Busboys and Poetry event! Sunday Kind of Love 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: American Forests
14th & V | Langston Room | October 16, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join American Forests in the Langston Room for this book talk featuring Joan Maloof. She will be discussing her books The Living Forest and Natures Temples.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Drew Anderson
14th & V | Langston Room | October 17, 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.


Indie Lens Pop Up Presents
14th & V | Langston Room | October 22, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

ITVS and WHUT Indie Lens Pop-Up and its community partners present Chasing Trane.  Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist. The film is the definitive look at the boundary-shattering musician whose influence continues to this day.


Welcome to the Revolution - Book Event
14th & V | Langston Room | October 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we Welcome the Revolution with longtime activist and scholar Charles Derber, for the DC launch and signing of his new book that features “interludes” by such notables as Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, and Medea Benjamin.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Gowri K
14th & V | Langston Room | October 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.


Book Event - Steven Hill
14th & V | Langston Room | October 24, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday Night Open Mic
14th & V | Langston Room | October 31, 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

Private Event: Children’s National Health Systems
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 1, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Private event in the Cullen Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or call the events office @ 202-332-6432.


​From Palestine to Diaspora: The Movement for Palestinian Liberation
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 2, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a conversation with Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro and Executive Director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Yousef Munayyer, about Palestinian approaches to the liberation from Palestine to diaspora. 


Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Chris Poetryzchyld Thomas
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 4, 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.


Honoring the late C. DeLores Tucker
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 4, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join family, friends, and admirers of the legendary C. DeLores Tucker as we reflect on her many accomplishments and share how she touched our lives.


Author Event - Khary Lazarre-White
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 8, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please join Busboys Books at 5th and K as we welcome Khary Lazarre-White for a discussion and signing of his new book.


Student Group Lunch
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 9, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Private event in the Cullen Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or at the events office @ 202-332-6432.


Private Event: Hillcrest Children and Family Center Spoken Word
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 9, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Private event in the Cullen Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or call the events office @ 202-332-6432.


Wednesday Open Mic Poetry hosted by Simply Sherri
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 11, 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.


Author Event: Comes to The Light: Learning About the Entangled Families of Edgefield, South Carolina
5th & K | The Loft | October 12, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Nonfiction/Social History author Donya Williams, for the official release party of "Comes to The Light: Learning About the Entangled Families of Edgefield, South Carolina".


Wednesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Mary Bowman
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 18, 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.


Private Event: Children’s Book Guild
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 19, 2017 | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Private event in the Cullen Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or call the events office @ 202-332-6432.


Youth Open Mic presented by Busboys and Poets
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 21, 2017 | 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.


Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Dwayne B
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 25, 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.


Dinner Speaker
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 25, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

You're invited to our annual dinner and a speaker event! Enjoy a presentation on Assessing Change in the Chesapeake Bay and Its Watershed: Insights Across Scales for Water Quality Responses to Management. Afterwards, mingle with local environmental scientists and friends. Register here


ASL Open Mic
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 27, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

A Busboys and Poetry event!?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. Hosted by Fred Beam


Events at Brookland

Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Charity Blackwell
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 2, 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 2, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: 


Francisco Letelier’s Murals-All the Voices/Todas las Voces
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 3, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a reading in conjunction with the Todas Las Manos mural panels and artist Francisco Letelier now on display at Poets and Busboys /Brookland.


​Humanitini:
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 5, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Orville Walker
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 9, 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.


Domestic Violence Awareness through the Arts & Dialogue
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 9, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Guest speakers, victims, survivors, artists and other community members will raise a collective voice to break the cycle of domestic violence. 


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 9, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: 


A.W.E. (All Women Everywhere) Open Mic hosted by Carolyn Malachi
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 16, 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 16, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: 


College Open Mic Night hosted by Kosi Dunn
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 20, 2017 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

College Open Mic Night is an open mic event featuring groups or individuals from particular colleges who are invited to perform, followed by an open mic for college students and other audience members.


Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Lissa Piercey
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 23, 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 23, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: 


Monday Night Open Mic
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 30, 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 30, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: 


BUSBOYS AND POETS & @BeltwaySlamDC Present: the BELTWAY POETRY SLAM
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 31, 2017 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

BUSBOYS AND POETS & @BeltwaySlamDC Presents: the BELTWAY POETRY SLAM. DC's only Poetry Slam, Inc certified slam event meets the last Tuesday of every month at Busboys and Poets' Brookland location.  


Events at Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 2, 2017 | 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 hosted by DJ Tao
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 5, 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.


Clean COMEDY Show
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 8, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tired of going to the movies & watching TV every week? Looking for something fun to do in the DMV? Well listen up, because we've found some of the best comedians in the DMV and brought them together to the highly favored BusBoys and Poets lounge in Hyattsville, MD. Come out during your 3-day weekend for an upscale comedy show that'll heal your soul and hurt your body with laughter! #NoExplitivesNeeded #NoSwagLost.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 9, 2017 | 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 hosted by 2 Deep
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 12, 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.


Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by 2 Deep
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 13, 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 16, 2017 | 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.


A DC Science Café Event… Extreme Seeing!
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bread & Roses - “From the Land of Ghandi” Film Screening
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the Film Screening: FROM THE LAND OF GHANDI

Bread & Roses is a monthly labor series that features a variety of events focused on workers and organized labor. Each month brings a new topic through interactive discussions, film screenings, and performances. 


Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by Rebecca Dupas
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 19, 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.


LIVE! from Busboys Talent Showcase Open Mic hosted by Angie Head
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 20, 2017 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

A Busboys and Poets in-house series LIVE! is an open mic talent showcase that offers a platform for all performers.


Private Event: Wedding Reception
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 21, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

To plan your event, complete our online form HERE  


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 23, 2017 | 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 E-baby
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 26, 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.


Busboys Book Club in Hyattsville
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 28, 2017 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Busboys and Poets Book Club in Hyattsville meets on the last Saturday of every month at 9am in the Zinn Room.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 30, 2017 | 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.


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by KaNikki J
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 2, 2017 | 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.


PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Paul's Den | October 5, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.


Busboys and Poets Book Club in Shirlington
Shirlington | Paul's Den | October 7, 2017 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Book Club meets at the Busboys and Poets in Shirlington on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9am-11am.


Youth Open Mic, Shirlington
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 8, 2017 | 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.


Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by 13 of Nazareth
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 9, 2017 | 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.


PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Democrats
Shirlington | Paul's Den | October 14, 2017 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Private event for the Arlington Democrats in Robeson Room. 


Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Lauren Bullock
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 16, 2017 | 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.


PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Paul's Den | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.


Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Sli’im Williams
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 23, 2017 | 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.


Bread & Roses - “From the Land of Ghandi” Film Screening
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 24, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bread & Roses is a monthly labor series that features a variety of events focused on workers and organized labor. Each month brings a new topic through interactive discussions, film screenings, and performances. 


“LIVE! from Busboys” Talent Showcase hosted by Beny Blaq
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 27, 2017 | 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 All Host Extravaganza
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 30, 2017 | 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under featuring Mr,. Banjo Man
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 31, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is Mr. Banjo.


Events at Takoma

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 2, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: Audrey Engdahl


Focus In! Film Series presents MORE THAN A WORD
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 4, 2017 | 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join us at Busboys and Poets Focus-In! Film Series: Cinema for a Conscious Community for a screening and panel of the documentary More Than A Word. More Than A Word analyzes the Washington football team and their use of the derogatory term R*dskins.


Jazz & Verse Open Mic
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 8, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday Jazz & Verse Open Mic Poetry & Jazz Night! A Busboys and Poetry Event. Every second Sunday, cap off brunch with two hours of incredible music and poetry! Audiences can expect a diverse array of spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and more with a Jazz soundtrack! It will feature the sounds of a professional Jazz Band to groove us into the night. All are welcomed to perform, or enjoy a night of Jazz & Verse!


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 9, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: Audrey Engdahl


Artworks for Freedom Poetry Reading
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 9, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The ARTWORKS FOR FREEDOM event is part of the exhibition titled Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom, A Call and Response. The exhibition is part of ArtWorks for Freedom | ACTION DC! a city-wide arts festival to raise awareness of human trafficking throughout the Washington, D.C. region.


Grapevine: Storytelling Series
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 11, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

COME HEAR IT AT THE GRAPEVINE @ Busboys and Poets, Takoma SECOND WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30 PM! Tim Livengood and Noa Baum host The Grapevine Spoken Word Series. Celebrate the timeless Art of Storytelling, with Truths, Folktales, Rumors, and everything in between! $15 suggested Donation


Nasty Women Project: Voices From the Resistance
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 15, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Busboys and Poets Books at Takoma as we welcome the Nasty Women Project: Voices From the Resistance.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 16, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: Audrey Engdahl


Bread & Roses - “From the Land of Ghandi” Film Screening
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 17, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the Film Screening: FROM THE LAND OF GHANDI

Bread & Roses is a monthly labor series that features a variety of events focused on workers and organized labor. Each month brings a new topic through interactive discussions, film screenings, and performances. 


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 23, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: Audrey Engdahl


Author Event - AC Grayling
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys Books at our Takoma location as we welcome author AC Grayling for a lecture on "Democracy and Its Crisis."


Rise & Rhyme: Super Family Saturdays w/ Culture Queen
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 28, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: Culture Queen


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 30, 2017 | 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. Today's performer is: Audrey Engdahl