What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Events at 14th & V

A Girl in Traffick with Busboys and Poets Books
14th & V | Langston Room | May 3, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join social justice author, Mamta Jain Valderrama, and CBS correspondent, Reena Ninan, as they discuss fiction’s ability to inform the public about real-world issues, and even impact public opinion and public policy. At the center of the discussion will be Mamta’s debut novel, A Girl In Traffick, based on true stories of human organ trafficking. 


Private Event: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
14th & V | Langston Room | May 3, 2018 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind 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

​Humanitini:​ The Legend of Mumbo Sauce
5th & K | Cullen Room | May 3, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bright red, or murky brown, few foods define DC like Mambo Sauce. Surprisingly, this little sauce has cooked up big talk of loyalty, credibility, and cultural appropriation.Our discussion will look for the DC roots of Mambo Sauce, and where its home is. Hopefully we’ll find out whose sauce is the best! Register here: Humanitini - Mumbo Sauce


Private Event: Legacy International
5th & K | The Loft | May 3, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes Legacy International 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 Brookland

Employee Retreat
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | May 3, 2018 | 9:00 am - 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 DJ Tao 5.3.18
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | May 3, 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 Shirlington

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis
Shirlington | Paul's Den | May 3, 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.