What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, June 4, 2018

Events at 14th & V

Born with Wings at Busboys and Poets Books
14th & V | Langston Room | June 4, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Born with Wings, is a powerful, moving, and eye-opening account of Daisy Khan’s inspiring journey—of her self-actualization and her success in opening doors for other Muslim women and building bridges between cultures. It powerfully demonstrates what one woman can do—with faith, love, and resilience. Join us as Daisy tells her story.


Events at 5th & K

Capital Pride Women’s Spoken Word
5th & K | Full 5th and K Restaurant | June 4, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Busboys and Poets and Capital Pride for the annual Women’s Spoken Word FULL-Restaurant pride event. Enjoy the live DJ music of DJ Diyanna Monet, special performances by DC’s very own CheerDCSquad and Pretty Boi Drag performer Majic Dyke, plus 2 hours of mic open to women-identified folks of all backgrounds to share their story through words or music. The Spoken Word Host/Emcee is Charity Joyce Blackwell.


Private Event: ATIV Software
5th & K | The Loft | June 4, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes ATIV Software 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

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring:
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 4, 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: TBA


Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Charity Blackwell 6.4.18
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 4, 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.


Employee Event
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 4, 2018 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 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

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring:
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 4, 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: TBA


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by KaNikki J. 6.4.18
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 4, 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: Oh Susannah 6.4.18
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 4, 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: Oh Susannah!