What's Happening at Busboys and Poets

Monday, June 18, 2018

Events at 14th & V

American Islamophobia with Busboys and Poets Books
14th & V | Langston Room | June 18, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome Khaled Beydoun to 14th and V to discuss his new book American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear.


Events at Brookland

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Zig Zag the Magic Man 6.18.18
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 18, 2018 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: Zig Zag the Magic Man


A.W.E. Open Mic hosted by Carolyn Malachi 6.18.18
Brookland | Pearl Bailey Room | June 18, 2018 | 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 Hyattsville

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Drum Lady K 6.18.18
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | June 18, 2018 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: Drum Lady K 


Events at Shirlington

Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Lauren Bullock 6.18.18
Shirlington | Robeson Room | June 18, 2018 | 8:00 pm - 10:00 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 Takoma

Rise + Rhyme: Performing Arts for Ages 5 and Under! Featuring: Mr. Jeremiah 6.18.18
Takoma | Nicolás Guillén Room | June 18, 2018 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists!

Today's performer is: Mr. Jeremiah of King Bullfrog


Our Search for Belonging with Busboys and Poets Books
Takoma | Main Dining Room | June 18, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

We are living in a world of almost unparalleled separation. People are no longer disagreeing, but are instead disavowing each other's rights to an opinion. What is driving this polarization, and how can we overcome it? Join Andy Shallal and author Howard Ross for a conversation on Ross's important new book "Our Search for Belonging: How Our Need to Connect is Tearing Us Apart."