What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Events at 14th & V

A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race) Breaking the Stigma- A Mental Health Awareness Month Event
14th & V | Langston Room | May 7, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The A.C.T.O.R. (A Continuing Talk on Race) open discussion series is hosted by Busboys and Poets as a community service. It provides the opportunity for people to come together and speak openly and honestly about issues of race. 


*SPARKLE* Queer Open Mic
14th & V | Langston Room | May 7, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

A Busboys and Poetry event! *SPARKLE* Open Mic Poetry is a queer-friendly and focused reading series that has featured an array of LGBT-dedicated poets. Hosted by Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou.


Events at 5th & K

Busboys and Poets Welcomes Author Khaled Fayyad
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 7, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us at Busboys and Poets as we welcome author Khaled Fayyad for a discussion and signing of his book Love and Promise.


Events at Brookland

LOUDER THAN A BOMB - DMV Teen Poetry Slam Festival (LTAB-DMV)
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 7, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Split This Rock is proud to host Louder Than a Bomb, the largest youth team poetry competition and festival in the DMV! Join us for the Grand Slam Finals May 13th at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. This event is free and open to the public!


Events at Takoma

Book Launch Party
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 7, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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