What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Acclaimed Artist Aadil Abedi in Conversation with NYT contributor Wajahat Ali
14th & V | Langston Room | October 29, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an evening of art and conversation with extraordinary London-based artist Aadil Abedi, who is fusing Arabic calligraphy with contemporary brushstrokes to transform Rumi’s poetry and spiritual verses into inspiring masterpieces.  He will be in conversation with one of the most exciting writers and speakers on the American Muslim experience, Wajahat Ali!


Sittwe Documentary Film Screening
14th & V | Langston Room | October 29, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us in the Langston Room fora screening of thedocumentary film, Sittwe, about youth affected by the violence and segregation in Burma.   


Events at 5th & K

Private Event: Resident Dinner
5th & K | The Loft | October 29, 2017 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Private event in the Loft. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or at the events office @ 202-332-6432.


Events at Hyattsville

Movie Screening - Residue II Dangers of Entrapment
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | October 29, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a movie screening of:

Residue II - Dangers of Entrapment

A Roosevelt Film 


Events at Takoma

Anniversary Celebration & Book Event
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | October 29, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Embracing Your Passion, Purpose & Power!

Please join Busboys & Poets as we welcome L.Y. Marlow, an award-winning author and empowerment speaker as she shares her empowering and captivating story behind the national organization she founded Saving Promise--a testament to the transformative power of discovering one's passion, purpose and power! Afterwards, mingle with others during a reading and signing of her books.