What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Events at 5th & K

You Can’t Fire the Bad Ones with Busboys and Poets Books
5th & K | Cullen Room | April 8, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome authors William Ayers, Crystal Laura and Rick Ayers to Takoma. “You Can’t Fire the Bad Ones” And 18 Other Myths about Teachers, Teachers Unions, and Public Education by William Ayers, Crystal Laura, and Rick Ayers overturns common misconceptions about charter schools, school “choice,” standardized tests, common core curriculum, and teacher evaluations.

Events at Brookland

Innovative Math Multimedia Facebook Live Event
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | April 8, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come join us for food, drinks, fun and Math! Our mission is to increase awareness of STEM. Come hear about our programs. We will discuss why Mathematics matters, do Facebook Live interviews with local scientists, and raffle for our merchandise. Please visit www.imathmultimedia.com and follow our social media. Seating is limited so please RSVP at imathmultimedia@gmail.com

Events at Hyattsville

Soul 4 Reel
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | April 8, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Soul 4 Reel International Film Festival spotlights truly independent short films in every genre including music videos, created by new and established filmmakers dealing with “the soul of relationships”.

Events at Shirlington

CELEBRATING NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! Youth Open Mic Hosted by DC Youth Slam Team 04.8.18
Shirlington | Robeson Room | April 8, 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

Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | April 8, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunday Jazz & Verse Open Mic Poetry & Jazz Night! A Busboys and Poetry Event. Every second Sunday, cap off brunch with two hours of incredible music and poetry! Audiences can expect a diverse array of spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and more with a Jazz soundtrack! It will feature the sounds of a professional Jazz Band to groove us into the night. All are welcomed to perform, or enjoy a night of Jazz & Verse!