What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, December 11, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Grantee Showcase—Speaking/Performing Oral Histories from Across DC
14th & V | Langston Room | December 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Last summer, the DC Oral History Collaborative – made possible through a collaboration with the DC Public Library and the Historical Society of Washington D.C. – partnered with 10 local organizations and individuals to produce exciting new oral history projects around the city. Join us at this FREE event to find out what our community partner oral historians learned about the city through their narrators, and what they learned about oral history through the process.


Events at 5th & K

Holiday Party
5th & K | Cullen Room | December 11, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Private event in the Cullen 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 Orville Walker
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | December 11, 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 12.11.17
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | December 11, 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


The Global Impact of Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | December 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a discussion on Trump's latest announcement that the U.S. will move its embassy to Jerusalem and officially recognize the sacred and controversial city as the capital of Israel. We will talk about the effects of this decision for the Palestinian people and the broader Middle East.


Events at Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Featuring - The Great Zucchini 12.11.17
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | December 11, 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 | December 11, 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 - Drum Lady K 12.11.17
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | December 11, 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