What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Tressie McMillan Cottom: LOWER ED
14th & V | Langston Room | March 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics & Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Tressie McMillan Cottom to present their new book "Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy."


Events at 5th & K

Private Event: Speed Networking Dinner for Ripon College students and young alumni
5th & K | The Loft | March 12, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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


Events at Brookland

Film & Discussion - The Best Democracy Money Can Buy:Billionaires and Ballot Bandits - Feat. Greg Pa
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | March 12, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: A Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, tells the story of how they did it. This entertaining and informative documentary by Investigative reporter Greg Palast, exposes Crosscheck a GOP campaign to purge millions of minority voters in 30 states.


Events at Shirlington

Youth Open Mic, Shirlington
Shirlington | Robeson Room | March 12, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Youth-focused and youth-led, Youth Open Mic is a monthly series that features student poets, singers, musicians and actors from the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere.


Events at Takoma

Jazz & Verse Open Mic
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | March 12, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday Jazz & Verse Open Mic Poetry & Jazz Night! A Busboys and Poetry Event. Every second Sunday, cap off brunch with two hours of incredible music and poetry! Audiences can expect a diverse array of spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and more with a Jazz soundtrack! It will feature the sounds of a professional Jazz Band to groove us into the night. All are welcomed to perform, or enjoy a night of Jazz & Verse!