What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Events at 14th & V

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 


Events at 5th & K

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.


Busboys and Poets Books presents - Barbara Carney-Coston
5th & K | The Loft | October 4, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Barbara Carney-Coston to 5th and K for a reading and signing of her book "To the Copper Country."


Events at Brookland

We Rise Forum
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 4, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The WE RISE FORUM on October 4th is our opportunity to live this quote by example: "We are the leaders we've been waiting for." The goal is to connect, collaborate and find common ground so we can work together towards a stronger community for everyone. At the forum you'll meet like-minded people, the energy and camaraderie of being in one place together is going to be amazing. You don't want to miss it!


Events at Shirlington

open lab: groove improvisations w/ SPOKEN WORD collaborations
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 4, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join Peace Nation for their Spoken Word event in the Robeson Room.


Events at Takoma

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