What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Friday, February 23, 2018

Events at 5th & K

Busboys and Poets Presents: Board Game Happy Hour - 02.23.18
5th & K | The Loft | February 23, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

It’s all fun and games every Friday Night in the Loft at Busboys and Poets 5th and K. Grab your friends and co-workers and join us for board games and happy hour from 4-7pm. 


ASL Open Mic Hosted by DJ SupaLee 02.23.18
5th & K | Cullen Room | February 23, 2018 | 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 DJ SupaLee


Events at Brookland

Youth Poetry Showcase
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | February 23, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Teaching Artists from Prince George's African American Museum and Cultural Center have been facilitating a series of poetry workshops with 4th and 5th grade students at City Arts and Prep Public Charter School. The students will be performing in a culminating poetry slam to present their works to the school community and PGAAMCC supporters.


Events at Shirlington

Live! from Busboys Hosted By Beny Blaq 02.23.18
Shirlington | Robeson Room | February 23, 2018 | 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.


Events at Takoma

Pajama Jammie Jam - 02.23.18
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | February 23, 2018 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for Pajama Jammie Jam Poetry Slam! 


Meeting of the Sexes: Love Talk and Slow Jamz
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | February 23, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meeting of the Sexes is a Philly-based conversational event that combines thought-provoking poetry and progressive dialogue. Debuting in D.C., this special edition will consist of two engaging hours of performance and discussion around relationships, dating, and everything in between.