What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Events at 14th & V

Book Event with Dave Zirin and Howard Bryant
14th & V | Langston Room | May 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Dave Zirin in conversation with Howard Bryant to discuss their new books - Jim Brown: Last Man Standing and The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism - and athletes that do far more than "shut up and dribble."


Events at 5th & K

Private Event: Children’s Book Guild
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 17, 2018 | 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

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


Hamas Contained with Busboys and Poets Books
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 17, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In this book event, which coincides with the 70th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, or catastrophe, Tareq Baconi will discuss his recent book, Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance and reflect on the state of the Gaza Strip and the Palestinian question today.


Private Event: Men Can Stop Rape
5th & K | The Loft | May 17, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes Men Can Stop Rape for this private event in the Loft. 

Men Can Stop Rape welcomes DCPS faculty and staff for the 2018 Counterstories Awards where we honor select DCPS staff who have gone above and beyond in supporting our young people in MOST and WISE clubs throughout this most recent program year.


Events at Hyattsville

Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by 2Deep 5.17.18
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 17, 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.


Prince George’s Community College Scholarship Celebration
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 17, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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


Events at Shirlington

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Paul's Den | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Private event in Paul's Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis. To book your next event in one of our private spaces click here and fill out our online form or call the Events and Marketing team at 202-332-6432.