What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, March 26, 2018

Events at 14th & V

The Fight for Fair Housing with Busboys and Poets Books
14th & V | Langston Room | March 26, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome authors Lisa Rice, Gregory D. Squires and Sam Fulwood III to Busboys and Poets 14th and V. This event is co-sponsored byThe National Fair Housing Alliance, the voice of fair housing. Reserve your ticket here.


Events at 5th & K

A DC Science Café Event…Ode to Saturn
5th & K | Cullen Room | March 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Now in its seventh year, DC Science Cafe is brought to you with support from DC Science Writers Association and encouragement from Busboys and Poets. This event is free and open to the public.


Events at Brookland

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Drum Lady K 3.26.18
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | March 26, 2018 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: Drum Lady K 


Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Lissa Piercey 3.26.18
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | March 26, 2018 | 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.


Her Dream Deferred 2018 Kick Off Event
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | March 26, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us in the Pearl Bailey Room for the "Her Dream Deferred 2018" Kickoff! Her Dream Deferred is a week long series of events on the status of Black Women. The kickoff will feature Kimberlé Crenshaw and other guests, updates on the #SayHerName and #BlackGirlsMatter campaigns, and more! The first 50 guests (21+) enjoy a drink on AAPF!


Events at Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring:
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | March 26, 2018 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: Audrey


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Slli’m Williams 3.26.18
Shirlington | Robeson Room | March 26, 2018 | 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.


Events at Takoma

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Oh Susannah 3.26.18
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | March 26, 2018 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: Oh Susannah!


Film Screening with Filmmaker—on Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | March 26, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Little Voices from Fukushima: Feature Film Screening with filmmaker, Hitomi Kamanaka and activist, Ruiko Muto