What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Events at 14th & V

High School Conversation about BBand Poets history, activism, literature
14th & V | Langston Room | September 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Busboys and Poets welcomes the Episcopal High School Washington Program to the Langston Room for this private event. To plan your event, complete our online form HERE or call the events office @ 202-332-6432.


NEVER STOP A Memoir- Book Release Party
14th & V | Langston Room | September 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Never Stop is the wrenching memoir of Simba Sana, the cofounder and former leader of Karibu Books, a major indie-bookselling phenomenon and perhaps the most successful black-owned company in the history of the book industry. In this memoir, Sana reveals how his experience with Karibu jumpstarted his lifelong journey to better understanding himself, human nature, faith, and American culture—which ultimately helped him develop the powerful personal philosophy that drives his life today.


Events at 5th & K

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


Events at Brookland

Yappy Hour
Brookland | Patio | September 20, 2017 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bring your pup to Yappy Hour on the patio, 5 -7 pm Wednesday. Happy Hour specials available including a complimentary Bark-a-rita  with every human drink! Doggie Treats provided by Big Bad Woof Takoma & Brookland. 


Events at Hyattsville

Students Against Violence
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | September 20, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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