What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, October 23, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Welcome to the Revolution - Book Event
14th & V | Langston Room | October 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we Welcome the Revolution with longtime activist and scholar Charles Derber, for the DC launch and signing of his new book that features “interludes” by such notables as Noam Chomsky, Ralph Nader, and Medea Benjamin.


Opening Lunch
14th & V | Langston Room | October 23, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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 Brookland

Monday Night Open Mic hosted by Lissa Piercey
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 23, 2017 | 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.


Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 23, 2017 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under. Today's performer is Mr. Skip


Monday Night Writing Workshop with Busboys Books
Brookland | Main Dining Room | October 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

"Monday Night THRIVE Workshop" hosted by Lissa Piercy, sponsored by Busboys and Poets and Poets & Writers. This workshop introduces Persona Poems with Janae Johnson. 


Washington Hospital Center Cardiac Surgery
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | October 23, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 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

Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 23, 2017 | 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: Cassie Djembe Kan


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Sli’im Williams
Shirlington | Robeson Room | October 23, 2017 | 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: Marsha Goodman-Wood
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 23, 2017 | 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: Marsha Goodman-Wood