What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Events at 14th & V

A Cartoonist’s Eye on Life & Prison in Palestine: Mohammad Sabaaneh in conversation with Matt Wuerke
14th & V | Langston Room | May 4, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Mohammad Sabaaneh to present his new book "White and Black: Political Cartoons from Palestine."

A noted Palestinian cartoonist (and former political prisoner), Sabaaneh showcases his powerful artwork and discusses his inspirations and techniques. Sabaaneh will be joined by Matt Wuerker, the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist at Politico.

Events at 5th & K

The Healing Forest Institute, Inc and Goombay Adventurers present the Annual Spring Event and Fundra
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 4, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for Karaoke-for-Kamp! This Benefit Fundraiser will help to sponsor 50 middle school girls on a summer academic travel adventure. Your support will help deserving girls have an amazing learning experience. Hosted by The Healing Forest Institute, Inc. a non-profit youth development organization, and Goombay Adventurers, the #1 African-American Outdoor Adventure and Sports Club.

Events at Hyattsville

Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by DJ Tao
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 4, 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 Takoma

Laborfest 2017-  Songs for the Resistance: Joe Uehlein
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 4, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Laborfest 2017 Presents: Songs for the Resistance- Joe Uehlein. Joe has sung on hundreds of picket lines, in union halls, at union educational conferences and conventions, and in all of DC's finest venues. His deep roots in the labor and environmental movements make the theme of this show -- "Songs for the Resistance" -- a natural for him.