What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, October 9, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Book Talk-WONDER GIRLS: CHANGING OUR WORLD
14th & V | Langston Room | October 9, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us in the Langston Room as author Paola Gianturco discusses her book WONDER GIRLS: CHANGING OUR WORLD.


Events at 5th & K

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 Presents: An Evening of Spoken Word
5th & K | Cullen Room | October 9, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Prepare yourself for a night of thought-provoking spoken-word at Busboys and Poets’ 5th and K location. This night promises to empower and inform you to act!


Events at Brookland

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: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Audrey
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 9, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: Audrey


Events at Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: The Great Zucchini
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 9, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: The Great Zucchini


Events at Shirlington

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.


Events at Takoma

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Banjo Man
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 9, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: Banjo Man 


Artworks for Freedom Poetry Reading
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 9, 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.