What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Events at 14th & V

The Upper Room Suite for Coltrane - Jazz Performance
14th & V | Langston Room | February 11, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us in the Langston Room for the first installment of a four part series, The Upper Room Sunday Standard series is an interpretation on select composers and their work, incorporating elements from jazz and hip hop traditions. This installment is an interpretation of pieces by John Coltrane, led by Tarus Mateen on bass, and features Brian Settles on tenor saxophone, Hope Udobi on keys, and Allen Jones on drums.

Note: $5 entry at the door.


Events at 5th & K

Local Author Showcase: Teodrose Fikre
5th & K | Cullen Room | February 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome local author Teodrose Fikre for a conversation about race and identity in America.


Events at Hyattsville

Love Can Work
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | February 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Want to have a conversation about single, married, divorced or dating life? The Woman of Empowerment and Destiny will be putting it all on the table. 


Events at Shirlington

Youth Open Mic Hosted by DC Youth Slam Team 02.11.18
Shirlington | Robeson Room | February 11, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Youth-focused and youth-led, Youth Open Mic is a monthly series that features student poets, singers, musicians and actors from the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. Middle school and high school students are encouraged to come share their art in our supportive, progressive, artistic atmosphere.


Events at Takoma

Roadwork’s 40th Anniversary Launch Party
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | February 11, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us as we celebrate 40 years and hear about our upcoming historic summer concert Sisterfire Concert at the 2018 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Special guests: Ysaye Barnwell, In Process, and Alicia Partnoy. Roadwork Center has put women’s culture on the road from Sweet Honey In The Rock, and Holly Near, to the Sisterfire Festival, and more!