What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Events at 14th & V

A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race)-Alternatives to Calling the Police
14th & V | Langston Room | November 5, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) open discussion series is hosted by Busboys and Poets as a community service. It provides the opportunity for people to come together and speak openly and honestly about issues of race. 


*SPARKLE* Queer Open Mic
14th & V | Langston Room | November 5, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A Busboys and Poetry event! *SPARKLE* Open Mic Poetry is a queer-friendly and focused reading series that has featured an array of LGBT-dedicated poets. Hosted by Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou.


Events at 5th & K

Private Event: Young Adult Summit
5th & K | The Loft | November 5, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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


Events at Hyattsville

Then Sing My Soul
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | November 5, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for "Then Sings My Soul Musical” a 90 minute stage play is a stirring production that brings the audience face to face with women and men who are in the fight of their lives. “Is Not Just Another stage play, but a Movement”


Events at Takoma

Busboys and Poets Books Presents: Kwame Alexander
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | November 5, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books at Takoma for a very special afternoon of poetry and rock ’n’ roll!

You will be treated to a poetry reading by Newberry Award Medalist Kwame Alexander, who will present excerpts from his new book "Solo," and hear musician Randy Preston perform original music composed for the book. All this followed up with a Q&A and book signing with author Kwame Alexander. 


Busboys & Poets Presents: Butterscotch and Be Steadwell
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | November 5, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a special evening of music with Washington D.C.'s very own Be Steadwell and Butterscotch, the world's first female beatbox champion from California. This will be a night of powerhouse talent by two queer, live-looping, soulful women, sharing the stage for the first time!