What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Derek Hyra: RACE, CLASS, AND POLITICS IN THE CAPPUCINO CITY
14th & V | Langston Room | April 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics and Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Derek Hyra to present his new book "Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City."

Hyra will be in conversation with Kojo Nnamdi.

This event is part of the WAMU Books Series.


Fashion and Art Student Showcase
14th & V | Langston Room | April 27, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes this Fashion and Art Student Showcase to the Langston Room!


Events at 5th & K

The 4th Annual NFHA $1K Poetry Slam
5th & K | Cullen Room | April 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The National Fair Housing Alliance 1K Slam is a poetry slam, competition & community engagement event. In the slam, selected poets will present their poems with a 3 minute time limit, and will be judged by a panel Olympic style on a scale of 0.0 - 10.0 on their creativity, originality, performance, and the overall inspirational effect of the poem in its presentation & writing.


Events at Brookland

Semester Ending Celebration
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | April 27, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Private event in the Pearl Bailey Room. To book your next event in one of our private spaces click here and fill out our online form or call the Events and Marketing team at 202-332-6432.


Events at Hyattsville

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by E-baby
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 27, 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.


Book Signing: John Leary
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Drawing from 26 years of tree planting experience, John Leary conveys how communities restored with trees have far-reaching branches that become the answer to reversing desertification, water scarcity, hunger, poverty, climate change, and immigration. Discover the power of trees to rebuild our food systems and ecosystems, giving us one last shot.


Events at Takoma

LITE Talks - Legal Innovator Talk Experience - Free Live Legal Talk Show produced for www.MinorityC
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | April 27, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You are invited to participate as the “SPECIAL AUDIENCE GUEST” for the LIVE TAPING of a new legal talk show LITE TALKS that will be recorded at Busboys & Poets in Takoma Park.