What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Events at 14th & V

A.C.T.O.R (A Continuing Talk on Race)- Perceptions and Practice
14th & V | Langston Room | August 6, 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 | August 6, 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

Haiti Will Not Perish - Author Event with Michael Deibert
5th & K | Cullen Room | August 6, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Michael Deibert to our 5th and K location to discuss his new book Haiti Will Not Perish: A Recent History.


Events at Brookland

Sip and Sign Poetry Book Launch Party
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | August 6, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us as we celebrate the release of Break the Silence & Bloom – My Poetic Testimonies, written by new author and poet Francine “Sistah Fran” Umaru. Enjoy an evening of spoken word poetry and comedy while you SIP on a beverage (non-alcoholic) of your choice for FREE… and don’t forget to get your book SIGNED!!!