What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, May 28, 2018

Events at 5th & K

Black Panther Author Jesse Holland with Busboys and Poets Books
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Jesse J. Holland to discuss his book "Black Panther: Who Is the Black Panther?"

Jesse J. Holland is an award-winning journalist and the author of the first novel featuring comics’ most popular black superhero, The Black Panther. The novel was commissioned by Marvel books. In Black Panther: Who Is The Black Panther? Holland retells the classic origin of T’Challa, the original Black Panther, and updates it for the new century, giving new fans and longtime die-hard aficionados a good platform and some inside information for the new “Black Panther” movie from Marvel Studios the hit movie that has grossed over 1 billion dollars worldwide.


Events at Brookland

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Mr. Lilo 5.28.18
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 28, 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: Mr. Lilo 


Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Lissa Piercey 5.28.18
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 28, 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 Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Groovy Nate 5.28.18
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 28, 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: Groovy Nate 


High School Graduation Luncheon
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 28, 2018 | 1:00 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

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Slli’m Williams 5.28.18
Shirlington | Robeson Room | May 28, 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: Zig Zag the Magic Man 5.28.18
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | May 28, 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: Zig Zag the Magic Man