What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Welcome to Camp America- Inside Guantánamo Bay Book Talk
14th & V | Langston Room | October 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us for a conversation about Guantánamo, art, and activism to celebrate the launch of conceptual documentary artist Debi Cornwall's new book, Welcome to Camp America: Inside Guantánamo Bay. This event is hosted by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), and co-sponsored by the DC Justice for Muslims Coalition and Witness Against Torture.


Events at 5th & K

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.


Community Forum: What’s Happening with Behavioral Health in DC
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The McClendon Center will be hosting our first Dialogue & Conversation in our series about What’s Happening with Behavioral Health in DC


Events at Brookland

“Crowning Too Early” Book Release: Malachi Byrd
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A bunch of beautiful souls will be coming together at your favorite restaurant to celebrate the release of Malachi Byrd's new book, Crowning Too Early. Come out, hear some good music, hear about the book, hear from the book, and get your signed copy!


Events at Hyattsville

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.


Private Event: Ben Jealous for Governor
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 19, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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


Events at Shirlington

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.


Events at Takoma

Christien Lien ELPIS Album Release
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 19, 2017 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Christen Lien will provide a hypnotic performance for the audience during the Washington DC stop of her DARK SIDE OF HOPE TOUR to promote the release of her new album, ELPIS. Come witness Christen’s exclusive performance and learn about the dark side of hope, before Christen releases Elpis into the world. DOORS OPEN AT 8:30PM, CONCERT BEGINS AT 9PM. 


NEXUS DC - Christen Lien’s
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 19, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Dave Moss of the Unfunded List will be on hand to conduct a fun (but brief) individual storytelling training with you. Once you’re trained to tell your story, we will record it and Andy DelGiudice of DGDC Photography will take your portrait. The final product will be a stylized video of dozens of individual giving stories.

Please register for the salon at this link.