What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Khadijah Moon
14th & V | Langston Room | May 30, 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.


Laborfest 2017- Labor Jazz Showcase
14th & V | Langston Room | May 30, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Laborfest 2017 Presents: Labor Jazz Showcase. The DC LaborFest wraps up with a full night of jazz starting with a live simulcast concert from 5-6p on WPFW 89.3FM with local jazz musicians from the Washington Musicians Union.


Events at 5th & K

Private Event: Meet the Dean
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 30, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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


Events at Brookland

BUSBOYS AND POETS & @BeltwaySlamDC Present: the BELTWAY POETRY SLAM
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 30, 2017 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

BUSBOYS AND POETS & @BeltwaySlamDC Presents: the BELTWAY POETRY SLAM. DC's only Poetry Slam, Inc certified slam event meets the last Tuesday of every month at Busboys and Poets' Brookland location.  


​Book Launch: The Day Tajon Got Shot
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 30, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the release of a brand new novel by ten teen girls in NE DC, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. This project is a collaboration between Shout Mouse Press (www.shoutmousepress.org) and Beacon House (beaconhousedc.org).


Events at Hyattsville

Private Event:  Graduation
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 30, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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


Events at Shirlington

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under featuring Mr,. Banjo Man
Shirlington | Robeson Room | May 30, 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. Today's performer is Mr. Banjo.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under Hosted By Mr. Banjo Man
Shirlington | Robeson Room | May 30, 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.


Events at Takoma

Conversation with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 30, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us in the Nicolás Gullén room for 'Norton in Your Neighborhood'. We'll be discussing congressional issues of interest to the Takoma and Ward 4 communities. Bring your questions and concerns to discuss with the Congresswoman and enjoy our delicious food while you're at it! Come make your voice heard!