What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, November 20, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Hitler’s American Model with Busboys and Poets Books
14th & V | Langston Room | November 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high age of Jim Crow in America. What were there links between the two nightmare regimes? What does the history of American White Supremacy in the age of Hitler tell us about American White Supremacy today? James Q. Whitman is the Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale Law School and author of Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law. He will be joined in conversation by Donté Stallworth, a former NFL wide receiver and current CNN contributor.


Events at 5th & K

Busboys and Poets Books Presents: Sectarianization
5th & K | Cullen Room | November 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome authors Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel in conversation about their book: Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East.

 


Events at Brookland

A.W.E. (All Women Everywhere) Open Mic hosted by Carolyn Malachi
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | November 20, 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: Featuring: Zig Zag the Magic Man 11.20.17
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | November 20, 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: Zig Zag the Magic Man


Events at Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Featuring Banjo Man 11.20.17
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | November 20, 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: Banjo Man 


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Lauren Bullock
Shirlington | Robeson Room | November 20, 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: Featuring: Audrey 11.20.17
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | November 20, 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: Audrey


Busboys and Poets Books Presents: Marc Fasanella
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | November 20, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Marc Fasanella to present his new book "Ralph Fasanella: Images of Optimism." Forged by the political tumult and aftermath of two World Wars, Marc's father Ralph became a student of the human condition and advocate for a better life for all. He formed a view of American society that was critical and clear eyed, communicated his insight through his art, and shed light on what a more reasoned society would look like.