What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Artworks for Freedom Poetry Reading
14th & V | Langston Room | October 8, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 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.


Events at 5th & K

Author Event - Khary Lazarre-White
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 8, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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


Film Screening: The North Pole
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 8, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The North Pole is a political comedy web series that tackles the big issues of our time: Gentrification. Global Warming. And Gluten-Free Donuts.


Events at Hyattsville

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.


Events at Shirlington

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.


Events at Takoma

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!