What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Events at 14th & V

Tuesday Night Open Mic hosted by Twain Dooley
14th & V | Langston Room | November 1, 2016 | 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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.


Okey Ndibe: NEVER LOOK AN AMERICAN IN THE EYE
14th & V | Langston Room | November 1, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Politics & Prose at Busboys and Poets 14th & V welcomes Okey Ndibe to present their new book "Never Look an American in the Eye: A Memoir of Flying Turtles, Colonial Ghosts, and the Making of a Nigerian American."


Events at 5th & K

2nd DC Youth Poet Laureate Competition
5th & K | Cullen Room | November 1, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us in the Cullen Room for the Final of the Inaugural DC Youth Poet Laureate.  This performance will consist of 12 MC or Poets from the DMV. These 12 will have been selected from among those that submitted their portfolios. Potential Laureates will be invited to perform at the finals by November 2nd.


Events at Hyattsville

A Seat At The Table: Our Power In Voting
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | November 1, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join local community members, leaders, and officials for "A Seat At The Table: Our Power In Voting", to discuss the impact of this years' upcoming presidential election. Expert panelists will be covering community issues, voter rights and education. There will also be a brief viewing of the documentary "13th", by Ava DuVernay.