What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Events at 14th & V

FUNdraiser in Support of Palestinian Refugees
14th & V | Langston Room | April 25, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Please join us in the Langston Room for a lovely evening for you to take part in, including remarks from Nidal al Azraq, the Executive Director of 1for3, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to promote health, education, and the environment for Palestinian refugees.


Private Event: Wedding
14th & V | Langston Room | April 25, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes friends and family of Enrico and Ebony for this private event celebrating their nuptials in the Langston Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or call the events office @ 202-332-6432.


Events at 5th & K

CELEBRATING NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! Wednesday Night Open Mic hosted by Dwayne B 04.25.18
5th & K | Cullen Room | April 25, 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.


Egypt and the Contradictions of Liberalism with Busboys and Poets Books
5th & K | Cullen Room | April 25, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In their latest book, Egypt and the Contradictions of Liberalism, Dalia F. Fahmy and Daanish Faruqi investigate the about-face of a critical mass of prominent Egyptian liberal activists and intelligentsia, who despite spending full careers pursuing progressive reform under Mubarak ultimately came to support the counterrevolutionary forces that culminated in the military coup of July 2013. Joined by moderator Dr. Shadi Hamid (contributing writer for The Atlantic, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution), Fahmy and Faruqi will spending the evening piecing together the Egyptian liberals’ systematic failure, at its institutional, ideological, and philosophical levels. 


Events at Hyattsville

Paintings, Poetry, Puccini, and Pasta
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Experience visual art, moving poetry, exciting vocal selections performed by Black classical musicians singing Puccini’s music, all while dining on a delicious Italian inspired meal by Busboys and Poets.


Events at Takoma

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Meeting
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | April 25, 2018 | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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