What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Joseph LMS Green
14th & V | Langston Room | May 9, 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.


D. Watkins: THE COOK UP
14th & V | Langston Room | May 9, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics & Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes D. Watkins to present his new book "The Cook Up: A Crack Rock Memoir."


Events at 5th & K

Focus In! Film Series presents “America: An Immigration Nation”
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 9, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at Busboys and Poets Focus-In! Film Series: Cinema for a Conscious Community for a screening and panel of the Documentary America: An Immigration Nation.


Events at Takoma

Laborfest 2017-  Aztec Sun
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 9, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Laborfest 2017 Presents: Aztec Sun. United by the beat and driven by the groove, AZTEC SUN's music is perfect for dancing or just listening and appreciating. Named "DC's Best Local Band of 2016" by the Washington City Paper's Reader's Poll, they offer a blend of 70s-era Funk and Soul music with heavy influences of Afrobeat, Blues and Jazz.