What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Events at 14th & V

The Event Photo Slam 2017: The Event
14th & V | Langston Room | November 12, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Slam is back! After continuing to draw a capacity crowd to Busboys and Poets as a signature event of Fotoweek DC, the Photoworks Photo Slam returns for year eight. 


Events at Hyattsville

We Fight Rally #RallyUp
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | November 12, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We Fight Foundation invites you to #RALLYUP  

This rally is for our youth to empower them to fight against their battlefields of their minds #rallyup2savelives


Events at Shirlington

Youth Open Mic, Shirlington
Shirlington | Robeson Room | November 12, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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.


Busboys and Poets Books Presents: The War on Kids
Shirlington | Paul's Den | November 12, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Cara Drinan to discuss her new book "The War on Kids: How American Juvenile Justice Lost Its Way."  Books will be available for purchase before and after the event.


Events at Takoma

Jazz & Verse Open Mic
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | November 12, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday Jazz & Verse Open Mic Poetry & Jazz Night! A Busboys and Poetry Event. Every second Sunday, cap off brunch with two hours of incredible music and poetry! Audiences can expect a diverse array of spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and more with a Jazz soundtrack! It will feature the sounds of a professional Jazz Band to groove us into the night. All are welcomed to perform, or enjoy a night of Jazz & Verse!