What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Taking the Stage, Taking a Stand: LGBTQ Voices Against Violence
14th & V | Langston Room | May 10, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The DC Anti-Violence Project seeks to use spoken word, dance, poetry, visual art, and other forms of artistic expression to bring DC LGBT communities together for a night of healing and self-expression to prevent violence in and against our communities and to support the survivors that live in our midst.


Events at 5th & K

Wednesday Open Mic Poetry hosted by Simply Sherri
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 10, 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.


The Democracy Collaborative presents author Kate Raworth
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join author and economist Kate Raworth to find out how to think like a 21st century economist as she talks about her book Doughnut Economics.


The Loft: A Queer Happy Hour
5th & K | The Loft | May 10, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Loft: A Queer Happy Hour at the upstairs bar 


Events at Hyattsville

Launching Creative Inspiration and Inner Excellence with Harriet Cole
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 Life stylist, nationally syndicated advice columnist, best-selling author, former Creative Director and Editor-in-Chief of Ebony, and founder of DREAMLEAPERS, Harriette Cole will open FOLA networking events with an inspiring message to “access and activate your passion.”  Presented as part of the 2017 Festival of Literary Arts (FOLA) 


Events at Takoma

Grapevine: Storytelling Series
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 10, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

COME HEAR IT AT THE GRAPEVINE @ Busboys and Poets, Takoma SECOND WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30 PM! Tim Livengood and Noa Baum host The Grapevine Spoken Word Series. Celebrate the timeless Art of Storytelling, with Truths, Folktales, Rumors, and everything in between! $15 suggested Donation