What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Events at 14th & V

Private Event: Graduation Reception
14th & V | Langston Room | May 10, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes Troy Shine and guests for this private event 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

Health Rising: A Night of Storytelling
5th & K | The Loft | May 10, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) invites you to a night of storytelling. Thirteen Health Rising fellows will share a personal narrative that emerged from workshops on transformational leadership and Moth* inspired storytelling.


Private Event: Balling Outta Control Book Release
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 10, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes friends and family of Sullivan Philips for this private event celebrating the release of his new book Ballin Outta Control in the Cullen Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or call the events office @ 202-332-6432.


Private Event: Staff Retreat
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 10, 2018 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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


Events at Brookland

Continuing Education
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 10, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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


Graduation Dinner
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 10, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Events at Hyattsville

Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by 2Deep 5.10.18
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 10, 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.


FOLA 2018
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 10, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For those who love all things literary, be sure to attend the upcoming Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC) 2018 Festival of Literary Arts (FOLA) 


Graduation Celebration
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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


Events at Takoma

The Kennedy Center & The Cuban Embassy Presents: Artes de Cuba - From the Island to the World
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 10, 2018 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Kennedy Center and theEmbassy of the Republic of Cuba bring Artes de Cuba to Busboys and Poets. Cuban musicians featured artists Miguel Failde and Jorge Luis Pacheco will perform and discuss Cuban Culture and their professional work in furthering Cuban music.


Yo Mamma - Bawdy Poetry from Slam’s #1 Mom: Gayle Danley
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 10, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join International Poetry Slam Legend Gayle Danley as she celebrates Motherhood, Womanhood, Humanity and all the Zaniness of being Alive!