What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Events at 14th & V

Tuesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Drew Anderson 05.15.2018
14th & V | Langston Room | May 15, 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.


Events at 5th & K

Private Event: Professional Specifications Writers Monthly Meeting
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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


Private Event: High Point University Alumni Association
5th & K | The Loft | May 15, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes the High Point University Alumni Association for this private event in the in the Loft. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or contact us at the events office @ 202-332-6432.


Events at Takoma

Bread and Roses: ZERO WEEKS 5.15.18
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bread & Roses is a monthly labor series that features a variety of events focused on workers and organized labor. Each month brings a new topic through interactive discussions, film screenings, and performances. Weaving powerful stories together with insightful interviews with leading policymakers, economists, researchers, and activists, ZERO WEEKS lays out a compelling argument for guaranteed paid leave for every American worker. 


Story Time: The ABCs of Washington DC!
Takoma | Main Dining Room | May 15, 2018 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Join Baby Ventures co-founders Golzar Kheiltash and Lisa Hall for a fun and interactive story time as they read from their book, The ABCs of Washington, DC. This vibrant board book showcases DC locales and landmarks brought to life by local authors. Little ones will love practicing their ABCs while enjoying a literary tour of the nation's capital. From "I" for ice skating on the national mall to "Y" for metro's yellow line, the book provides a distinctly native take on the letters of the alphabet. Perfect for DC area tots age 0-4.