What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Events at 14th & V

Taking the Stage, Taking a Stand: LGBTQ Voices Against Violence
14th & V | Langston Room | September 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The DC Anti-Violence Project seeks to use spoken word, dance, poetry, visual art, and other forms of artistic expression to bring DC LGBT communities together for a night of healing and self-expression to prevent violence in and against our communities and to support the survivors that live in our midst.


Information Session for the Creative Capital Award
14th & V | Langston Room | September 13, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Meet up with Creative Capital, local artists, and others from the cultural community to learn how artists can apply for funding of up to $50,000 for innovative project ideas, plus receive career development and advisory services valued at an additional $45,000.


Events at 5th & K

Wednesday Open Mic Poetry hosted by Simply Sherri
5th & K | Cullen Room | September 13, 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.


Private Event: Freedom House Reception
5th & K | Cullen Room | September 13, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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


Events at Hyattsville

Sanofi Genzyme
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | September 13, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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


Events at Shirlington

open lab: groove improvisations w/ SPOKEN WORD collaborations
Shirlington | Robeson Room | September 13, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join Peace Nation for their Spoken Word event in the Robeson Room.


Events at Takoma

Grapevine: Storytelling Series
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | September 13, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

COME HEAR IT AT THE GRAPEVINE @ Busboys and Poets, Takoma SECOND WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30 PM! Tim Livengood and Noa Baum host The Grapevine Spoken Word Series. Celebrate the timeless Art of Storytelling, with Truths, Folktales, Rumors, and everything in between! $15 suggested Donation