What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, November 27, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Busboys and Poets Books Presents: Not a Crime to Be Poor
14th & V | Langston Room | November 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 am

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Peter Edelman of "Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America" to 14th and V. Books will be available for purchase before and after the event. 


IVLP “Women as Political and Community Leaders” Opening Lunch
14th & V | Langston Room | November 27, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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


Events at Brookland

Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Lissa Piercey
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | November 27, 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: Featuring: Audrey 11. 27.17
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | November 27, 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: Featuring - Drum Lady K 11.27.17
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | November 27, 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: Drum Lady K 


60th Birthday Party
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | November 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Sli’im Williams
Shirlington | Robeson Room | November 27, 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: Featuring: Marsha Goodman-Wood 11.27.17
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | November 27, 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: Marsha Goodman-Wood