What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Events at 14th & V

Tuesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Drew Anderson 06.19.2018
14th & V | Langston Room | June 19, 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.


​#LacksAttacksBack: A Fundraiser
14th & V | Langston Room | June 19, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Henrietta Lacks' cells have earned medical science more than a billion dollars worldwide, but neither her estate nor her family were ever compensated. This event is both a public program to raise awareness about the upcoming litigation and a fundraiser for the family's legal fund. Support the family's legal fund is here.


Events at 5th & K

Private Event: CloseUp Foundation
5th & K | Cullen Room | June 19, 2018 | 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm

Private event in the Cullen Room. To plan your event, call our events team at (202) 332 6432


Events at Brookland

DC Democratic Party Primary Election Night Party
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 19, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us in the Pearl Bailey Room for this Primary Election Results Watch Party and Discussion. This event is sponsored by Dc for Democracy and the Ed Lazere Campaign.


Events at Takoma

Bread and Roses Series: “Hog Wild”
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 19, 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. This Month: “Hog Wild: The Battle for Workers’ Rights at the World’s Largest Slaughterhouse” Book talk with author Lynn Waltz & Smithfield organizer Gene Bruskin