What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Indie Lens Pop Up Presents- Newtown
14th & V | Langston Room | March 23, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Newtown uses deeply personal testimonies to tell the story of the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history. Through poignant interviews with parents, siblings, teachers, doctors, and first responders, Newtown documents a traumatized community still reeling from the senseless killing, fractured by grief but driven toward a sense of purpose.


Events at 5th & K

Special Advance Screening of FINDING OSCAR
5th & K | Cullen Room | March 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a special advance screening of FINDING OSCAR before it opens in theaters. In a forgotten massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. The screening will be followed by a conversation with special guest speakers.


Events at Brookland

Live Painting of the Arts Fundraiser and Mini Expo
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | March 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Shantelle at Busboys and Poets for the "Live Painting of the Arts Fundraiser and Mini Expo".


Events at Hyattsville

Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by E-baby
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | March 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.


Events at Shirlington

PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Senior Democrats
Shirlington | Paul's Den | March 23, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Monthly luncheon and discussion in the Robeson Room hosted by the Arlington Senior Democrats.


Events at Takoma

Book launch for the Common Trees of Yasuni, Ecuador
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | March 23, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us in the Nicolás Guillén Room to celebrate the biodiversity and culture of Ecuador with our launch of the much-anticipated Common Trees of Yasuní. Our guest speakers include Ryan Killackey, director of the multi-award winning film Yasuní Man, screening at the DC Environmental Film Festival March 19 & 24.