Busboys and Poets Presents: Board Game Happy Hour – 07.20.18


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    Jul 20, 2018
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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It’s all fun and games every Friday Night in the Loft at Busboys and Poets 5th and K. Grab your family, friends, and/or co-workers and join us for board games and happy hour from 4-7pm.  (more…)

College Open Mic hosted by Malachi Byrd 07.20.18


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    Jul 20, 2018
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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College Night hosted by Malachi ByrdCollege Night Open Mic! A Busboys and Poetry Event Every third Friday of the month. For two hours audiences can expect a diverse chorus of college students voices and a vast array of spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians, comedians and other talents from freshmen to graduate students. Each month, (more…)

LIVE! from Busboys hosted by Angie “AJ” Head 7.20.18


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    Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018
    10:00 pm - 12:00 am
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A Busboys and Poets in-house series LIVE! from Busboys is an open mic talent showcase that offers a platform for all performers, not just poets. Whether you are a musician, comedian, dancer, actor, magician or any other type of performer, we want to see what you got! Come out and showcase your talents!Tonight’s LIVE! from (more…)

Pop-up book signing with Busboys and Poets


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    Jul 21, 2018
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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CRYING TEARS OF TEALABOUT THE BOOKPlease join us for a pop-up book signing with Serena Wills on Saturday July 21 from 4-5:30pm.From the author of Reconstruction, Pieces of Life Volume 1 comes a compelling poetry collection that travels the paths of those battling gynecological cancer, their caregivers, their grieving families and those who survived! Crying (more…)

Youth Open Mic Hosted by DC Youth Slam Team 07.21.18


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    Jul 21, 2018
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Youth-focused and youth-led, Youth Open Mic is a monthly series that features student poets, singers, musicians and actors from the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere. Youth Open Mic is presented by Busboys and Poets in partnership with DC Youth (more…)

NAMI presents: Mental Health, Creativity, and Social Justice


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    Jul 22, 2018
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us for an evening of music, poetry and reflection to benefit the DC chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  This is a forum where we will examine the complexities of these issues through music, poetry, and art. The event will also include a roundtable on strategies for suicide prevention where attendees will (more…)

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Mr. Skip


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    Jul 23, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Featuring: Mr. Skip 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!Schedule9:30-10:00 Community Chat & Chew10:00-10:45 Children’s Performance10:45-11:00 Clean Up TimeWe ask that caregivers teach each child how to begin (more…)

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring:


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    Jul 23, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Featuring: Frolic the FoxRise + 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!Schedule9:30-10:00 Community Chat & Chew10:00-10:45 Children’s Performance10:45-11:00 Clean Up TimeWe ask that caregivers teach each child how (more…)

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Tunes 4 Tots 7.23.18


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    Jul 23, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Featuring: TUNES 4 TOTS http://www.tunes4tots.com/curriculumRise + 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!Schedule9:30-10:00 Community Chat & Chew10:00-10:45 Children’s Performance10:45-11:00 Clean Up TimeWe ask that caregivers teach each child (more…)

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: CULTURE QUEEN 7.23.18


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    Jul 23, 2018
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Featuring: Culture Queen https://www.culturekingdomkids.com/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!Schedule9:30-10:00 Community Chat & Chew10:00-10:45 Children’s Performance10:45-11:00 Clean Up TimeWe ask that caregivers teach each child how (more…)

Private Event: Americans for Peace Now Storytelling Series


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    Jul 23, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Busboys and Poets welcomes Americans for Peace Now for this private event in the Cullen Room. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or call the events office @ 202-332-6432. (more…)

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Slli’m Williams 7.23.18


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    Jul 23, 2018
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poets event hosted this week by Slli’m Williams.Slli’m is a born and raised DC native. He’s been killing slams and rocking stages throughout the nation for more than a decade with persuasive engaging vocal arrangements. When invited to join the Busboys and Poets hosting enclave, he did so happily. He continues to (more…)

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