What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

June , 2017

Events at 14th & V

Book Talk (Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth by Gar Alperovitz)
14th & V | Langston Room | June 1, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes Gar Alperovitz to the Langston room for this book talk and discussion. In this time of deepening political, economic, and ecological crisis, it’s more important than ever to not only resist the current political threats, but also build a new system—the world we hope to live in.


LIVE! from Busboys Talent Showcase Open Mic hosted by Beny Blaq
14th & V | Langston Room | June 2, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

A Busboys and Poets in-house series! LIVE! is an open mic talent showcase that offers a platform for all performers.


A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race) Pick a Side?
14th & V | Langston Room | June 4, 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 | June 4, 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.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Twain Dooley
14th & V | Langston Room | June 6, 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.


LA Kauffman and Zeynep Tufekci: DIRECT ACTION and TWITTER AND TEAR GAS
14th & V | Langston Room | June 6, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics and Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes L.A. Kauffman, author of Direct Action, and Zeynep Tufekci, author of Twitter and Tear Gas to discuss the evolution of social and political movements.


Val Emmich: THE REMINDERS
14th & V | Langston Room | June 7, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics And Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Val Emmich to present his new book The Reminders.


Author Anan Ameri- The Scent of Jasmine
14th & V | Langston Room | June 8, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes Palestinian sociologist, activist and Author Anan Ameri to the Langston Room for this discussion and reading. Renowned poet, E. Ethelbert Miller will introduce!


11th Hour Poetry Slam Hosted by 2Deep the Poetess
14th & V | Langston Room | June 9, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

The 11th Hour Poetry Slam offers an opportunity for poetry lovers to enjoy the competitive art of late-night performance poetry! Enjoy two rounds of high intensity poetry, with the audience choosing a winner.


Capturing Fire 2017 - 7th Year Anniversary Slam
14th & V | Langston Room | June 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 12:00 am

Capturing Fire is the only Poetry Slam to nurture Queer-Identified Writers & Performers on an international level.  Capturing Fire is in its seventh year! Join us as we crown the 2016 Capturing Fire Slam Champion! 


Sheryll Cashin: LOVING
14th & V | Langston Room | June 12, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics And Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Sheryll Cashin to present her new book Loving in conversation with WAMU's Alicia Montgomery.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Joseph LMS Green
14th & V | Langston Room | June 13, 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.


Rosa L DeLauro: THE LEAST AMONG US
14th & V | Langston Room | June 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics And Prose at Busboys and Poets at 14th & V welcomes Representative Rosa DeLauro to present her new book The Least Among Us.


Peter Brannen: The Ends of the World
14th & V | Langston Room | June 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Politics And Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Peter Brannen to present his new book The Ends of the World in conversation with author Ed Yong.


Sunday Kind of Love Open Mic Poetry
14th & V | Langston Room | June 18, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A Busboys and Poetry event! Sunday Kind of Love Open Mic Poetry features emerging and established poets from the Washington, D.C. area and around the nation. Each program includes one to two featured poets and an open mic segment.


Danny Goldberg: IN SEARCH OF THE LOST CHORD
14th & V | Langston Room | June 19, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics And Prose with Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Danny Goldberg to present his new book In Search of the Lost Chord in conversation with Sidney Blumenthal.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Drew Anderson
14th & V | Langston Room | June 20, 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.


Jamie Bartlett: RADICALS CHASING UTOPIA
14th & V | Langston Room | June 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics And Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Jamie Bartlett to present his new book Radicals Chasing Utopia.


Angela Jackson: A SURPRISED QUEENHOOD IN THE NEW BLACK SUN
14th & V | Langston Room | June 25, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics And Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Angela Jackson to present her new book A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun.


Tuesday Night Open Mic with host Gowri K
14th & V | Langston Room | June 27, 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.


NIAC DocuNight #37
14th & V | Langston Room | June 27, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes The National Iranian American Council to the Langston room for their monthly Docunight. This month we are screening: Decadence and Downfall: The Shah of Iran's Ultimate Party.


Events at 5th & K

Private Event: Media Luncheon
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 2, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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


Capital Pride Women’s Spoken Word
5th & K | Full 5th and K Restaurant | June 5, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Busboys and Poets and Capital Pride for the annual Women's Spoken Word. This year we're taking it full-store with a DJ, burlesque and open mic 


Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Chris Poetryzchyld Thomas
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 7, 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.


DCCWW Event
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join the D.C. Creative Writing Workshop for an the best Valentine's Day celebration ever--Show a little love for the young poets from the Southeast as they perform poetry on stage!


Wednesday Open Mic Poetry hosted by Simply Sherri
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 14, 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.


Susan Burton: BECOMING MISS BURTON
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 14, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Busboys and Poets 5th & K welcomes Susan Burton for her new book "Becoming Ms. Burton."

One woman’s remarkable odyssey from tragedy to prison to recovery—and recognition as a leading figure in the national justice reform movement.

This event is sponsored by the Sentencing Project. The executive director, Marc Mauer, will be in-conversation with the author.


The Loft: A Queer Happy Hour
5th & K | The Loft | June 14, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Loft: A Queer Happy Hour [pride month edition]


Private Event: Children’s Book Guild
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 15, 2017 | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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


Youth Open Mic presented by Busboys and Poets
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 17, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Youth-focused and youth-led, Youth Open Mic is a monthly series that features student poets, singers, musicians and actors from the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere.


Book Signing Event and Author Talk
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us as we welcome author Rolson St Louis as he discusses and signs his memoir God Has Saved Me.


Wednesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Mary Bowman
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 21, 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.


Dr. Willie Parker panel
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 21, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics And Prose at Busboys and Poets 5th & K welcomes a conversation on Reproductive Justice with Dr. Willie Parker, Ilyse Hogue, Reverend Dr. Christine Wiley and Reverend Dr. Dennis Wiley moderated by Jamila Taylor.


Private Event: Annual Meeting/Election/Networking
5th & K | The Loft | June 22, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Private event in The Loft. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or at the events office @ 202-332-1914.


Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Dwayne B
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 28, 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.


ASL Open Mic
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 30, 2017 | 11:00 pm - 1:00 am

A Busboys and Poetry event!?On this night, American sign language users and viewers from all corners of life will come together to recite a poem, song, short skit or jokes. Come out and enjoy the wonderful environment while you eat, get your drink on and socialize. Great for those learning American sign language. Hosted by Fred Beam


Events at Brookland

Private Event: Myles’ Graduation & Album Release Dinner
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 3, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Charity Blackwell
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 5, 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.


Private Event: NPADC, Nurse Practitioner Association of DC
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 8, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

To plan your event, complete our online form HERE


Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Orville Walker
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 12, 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.


Inspired Teaching School Luncheon
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 14, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Private event in the Pearl Bailey Room. To book your next event in one of our private spaces click here and fill out our online form or call the Events and Marketing team at 202-332-6432.


College Open Mic Night hosted by Kosi
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 16, 2017 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

College Open Mic Night is an open mic event featuring groups or individuals from particular colleges who are invited to perform, followed by an open mic for college students and other audience members.


Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Carolyn Malachi
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 19, 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.


Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Charity Blackwell
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 26, 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.


BUSBOYS AND POETS & @BeltwaySlamDC Present: the BELTWAY POETRY SLAM
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 27, 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.  


Events at Hyattsville

Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by DJ Tao
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 1, 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 5, 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.


Private Event: Retirement Party
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 5, 2017 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Private Event in the Zinn Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE


Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by 2 Deep
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 8, 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.


Private Event : Company Happy Hour
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 8, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 To plan your event, complete our online form HERE


Private Event: Student Music Showcase
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

To plan your event, complete our online form HERE


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 12, 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.


Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by Rebecca Dupas
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 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.


LIVE! from Busboys Talent Showcase Open Mic hosted by Angie Head
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 16, 2017 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

A Busboys and Poets in-house series! ?LIVE!? is an open mic talent showcase that offers a platform for all performers.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 19, 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.


Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by E-baby
Hyattsville | No Room Available | June 22, 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.


Busboys Book Club in Hyattsville
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 24, 2017 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Busboys and Poets Book Club in Hyattsville meets on the last Saturday of every month at 9am in the Zinn Room.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 26, 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.


Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by Kosi
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 29, 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 Shirlington

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Paul's Den | June 1, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis.


Busboys and Poets Book Club in Shirlington
Shirlington | Paul's Den | June 3, 2017 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Book Club meets at the Busboys and Poets in Shirlington on the 3rd Saturday of every month from 9am-11am.


Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by KaNikki J
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 5, 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.


Chef and author Samin Nosrat: Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 7, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Busboys and Books presents Samin Nosrat to present new book Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat 


PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Democrats
Shirlington | Paul's Den | June 10, 2017 | 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Private event for the Arlington Democrats in Robeson Room. 


Youth Open Mic, Shirlington
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Youth-focused and youth-led, Youth Open Mic is a monthly series that features student poets, singers, musicians and actors from the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere.


Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by 13 of Nazareth
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 12, 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.


50th Anniversary of Loving Decision
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 12, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

June 12th marks the 50th anniversary of Loving Day, when interracial marriage was legalized in America. Join us in celebration with food, music, and fun. 


Privat Event: Meeting
Shirlington | Paul's Den | June 14, 2017 | 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Private event in Paul's Den To book your next event in one of our private spaces click here and fill out our online form or call the Events and Marketing team at 202-332-6432.


Fundraising Dinner
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 15, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ramadan Kareem! In the spirit of the upcoming holy month, the Network of Arab American Professionals (NAAP-DC) would like to invite you to its 4th annual #NightofGiving Iftar in collaboration with Islamic Relief USA!


Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Lauren Bullock
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 19, 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.


Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Sli’im Williams
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 26, 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under featuring Mr,. Banjo Man
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 27, 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.


“LIVE! from Busboys” Talent Showcase hosted by Beny Blaq
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 30, 2017 | 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

LIVE! from Shirlington takes place on the last Friday of every month and offers a platform for all performers ...musicians, comedians, dancers, thespians, magicians, or any other type of performer!


Events at Takoma

​Humanitini
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 1, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

With Caribbean American Heritage Month just around the corner, we thought we'd join in the fun! Come see us at Busboys and Poets Takoma on June 1st to learn about the Cuban community in DC!


Book Launch- Grassroots Leadership and the Arts for Social Change
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 4, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes Editor, Susie Erenrich to the Langston Room for this book launch to discuss Grassroots Leadership and the Arts for Social Change.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under ft. Audrey Engdahl
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 5, 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: Audrey Engdahl


The American Me- an Exchange Student’s Story
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 6, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 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.


Jazz & Verse Open Mic
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 11, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday Jazz & Verse Open Mic Poetry & Jazz Night! A Busboys and Poetry Event. Every second Sunday, cap off brunch with two hours of incredible music and poetry! Audiences can expect a diverse array of spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and more with a Jazz soundtrack! It will feature the sounds of a professional Jazz Band to groove us into the night. All are welcomed to perform, or enjoy a night of Jazz & Verse!


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under featuring Culture Queen
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 12, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Culture Queen creates fun and cultural experiences for your royal children! Join her at Rise and Rhyme for interactive storytelling, music and movement activities that build your prince or princesses child’s self esteem while introducing them to diverse cultures from many royal lands. 


“At the Broken Places” by Mary and Donald Collins - author event
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 13, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Busboys and Poets Takoma welcomes Mary and Donald Collins to present their new book "At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick up the Pieces."


Grapevine: Storytelling Series
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 14, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

COME HEAR IT AT THE GRAPEVINE @ Busboys and Poets, Takoma SECOND WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30 PM! Tim Livengood and Noa Baum host The Grapevine Spoken Word Series. Celebrate the timeless Art of Storytelling, with Truths, Folktales, Rumors, and everything in between! $15 suggested Donation


Book Talk-BALLS: It Takes Some to Get Some
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 15, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

BALLS: It Takes Some to Get Some Changing your gender from female to male takes balls. And if you’re going to do it in front of 500 coworkers at one of the top ad agencies in the country, you better have a pretty big set! Come hear how Chris Edwards, author of the memoir BALLS: It Takes Some to Get Some, used what he learned working in advertising to achieve the ultimate rebranding: himself.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under Hosted By Mr. Banjo Man
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 19, 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.


Bread & Roses
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bread & Roses is a monthly labor series that features a variety of events focused on workers and organized labor. Each month brings a new topic through interactive discussions, film screenings, and performances. 


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under Hosted by Marsha Goodman-Wood
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 26, 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 feature is Marsha Goodman-Wood.