What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, May 15, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Emily J. Lordi’s “Donny Hathaway Live” and Tony Fletcher’s “In the Midnight Hour: The Life and Soul
14th & V | Langston Room | May 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes authors Emily J. Lordi and Tony Fletcher to speak about their books "Donny Hathaway Live" from the 33 1/3 collection and "In the Midnight Hour: The Life and Soul of Wilson Pickett."

With live music by members of former Pickett backing band the Midnight Movers.


IVLP Volunteerism: Civic Action Luncheon
14th & V | Langston Room | May 15, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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


Events at 5th & K

Reshaping the Haiti Narrative: A Movement in the Making,  A Conversation with Ambassador Altidor and
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a fireside chat with Haiti’s Ambassador to the U.S., Paul G. Altidor, and the owner of Busboys and Poets, Andy Shallal. You can look forward to an intimate discussion on a wide range of topics.


Events at Brookland

Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Carolyn Malachi
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 15, 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.


Events at Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 15, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under.


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Lauren Bullock
Shirlington | Robeson Room | May 15, 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.


Washington Gas Luncheon
Shirlington | Robeson Room | May 15, 2017 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Private event for Washington Gas in the Robeson Room. 


Events at Takoma

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under Hosted By Mr. Banjo Man
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 15, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under, stay-at-home parents, and early rising families of all kinds.