What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, November 6, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Chocolate City - Author Event with Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove
14th & V | Langston Room | November 6, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome authors Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove to discuss their new book Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital.


IVLP Working Lunch
14th & V | Langston Room | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 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 5th & K

A Night of Visual Impact: The Boy from H2 and B’Tselem’s Camera Project
5th & K | Cullen Room | November 6, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Screening of The Boy from H2 followed by a conversation with Helen Yanovsky, filmmaker and B’Tselem’s Archive Manager, Chelsey Berlin, B’Tselem USA’s Director, and moderated by Ori Nir, Americans for Peace Now’s Director of Communications and Public Engagement.


Events at Brookland

Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Charity Blackwell
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | November 6, 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: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Banjo Man
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | November 6, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Featuring: Banjo Man

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!


Events at Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Marsha Goodman-Wood
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | November 6, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Featuring: Marsha Goodman-Wood

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!


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by KaNikki J
Shirlington | Robeson Room | November 6, 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: Audrey
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | November 6, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Audrey