What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Events at 14th & V

This American Wife- Author Event
14th & V | Langston Room | April 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us in the Langston Room for this Author event, This American Wife. The book Mali Saveti za Bolji Život (A Little Advice for a Better Life) is a commentary on everyday life and its contradictions in contemporary America.


Events at 5th & K

Wednesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Mary Bowman
5th & K | Cullen Room | April 19, 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.


Busboys and Poets Author Event Hegemony How-To: A Roadmap for Radicals
5th & K | Cullen Room | April 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an urgent conversation about social movements, political strategy, and turning the tide in the Trump era. Jonathan Smucker will discuss his new book and the current political landscape with grassroots organizer Scott Roberts—followed by Q&A and a book signing.


Private Donor Happy Hour
5th & K | The Loft | April 19, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Private event in the Loft. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or at the events office @ 202-332-1914.


Events at Hyattsville

Kojo in Your Community
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 19, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join WAMU 88.5’s Kojo Nnamdi for the next edition of "Kojo In Your Community" in Hyattsvile, MD. Kojo will lead a live audience conversation on what the national debate about race, justice and opportunity looks like at the community level in Prince George’s County and how the activism young people are engage in today compares with social movements of the past — in our region and around the country.