What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Events at 14th & V

A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race) | “BIE” The New COINTELPRO
14th & V | Langston Room | December 3, 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.  December 2017's A.C.T.O.R. will be about the latest, sanctioned FBI surveillance of African American organizations called 'Black Identity Extremist' report.


*SPARKLE* Queer Open Mic
14th & V | Langston Room | December 3, 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

Busboys and Poets Books Presents: The Analytic Couch
5th & K | The Loft | December 3, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Dr. Nathan Kravis to discuss his new book On the Couch: A Repressed History of the Analytic Couch from Plato to Freud. Dr. Kravis will be joined in conversation with Harry Cooper, Curator and Head of Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art.


Events at Shirlington

An Evening with Jeanette” MsNightLyfe” Ferrell Presented by Busboys and Poets Books
Shirlington | Paul's Den | December 3, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome poet and author Jeanette MsNightLyfe Ferrell to Shirlington to discusse her new book Reclaiming My Time: A Practical Guide to Self-Care. In Reclaiming My Time: A Practical Guide To Self-Care, the author addresses the hard topic of self-love and applying that love to the care of women, particularly women of color. 


Events at Takoma

Auction and Art Exhibition
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | December 3, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please Join Us For A Delightful Social Gathering, And The Rare Opportunity To Meet The Actual Artist!