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Wednesday Open Mic Poetry hosted by Sarah Lawson


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    Feb 5, 2014
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry event hosted this week by Sarah Lawson.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. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all come (more…)

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis


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    Feb 6, 2014
    10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Private event in Paul’s Den hosted by South Arlington Kiwanis. If you would like to plan an event at Busboys and Poets, please click here !  (more…)

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PRIVATE EVENT: Kipp DC


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    Feb 6, 2014
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Private event in the Loft. To plan an event at Busboys and Poets, please click here .  (more…)

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Friends of Walter Lee James Jr


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    Feb 6, 2014
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Meet and greet in the Zinn Room. To plan your event, call our events team at (202) 332 6432 (more…)

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Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Komplex


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    Feb 6, 2014
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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. Expect to be moved, expect a packed house, expect the unexpected, but above all, come with an open mind and (more…)

Private Event: Urban Teacher Center & Jumpstart Happy Hour Networking Event

Private Event: Urban Teacher Center & Jumpstart Happy Hour Networking Event


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    Feb 7, 2014
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Private Event: Urban Teacher Center & Jumpstart Happy Hour Networking Event (more…)

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First Fridays presented by Busboys and Poets


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    Feb 7, 2014
    5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Busboys and Poets presents First Fridays, a recurring series highlighting artists whose works are currently on display at Busboys and Poets.  Mixing up the First Friday Gallery Walks popular to many U.S. cities, whereby arts venues all open their doors at the same time, Busboys’ First Fridays will combine a reception, artist talks and the unique opportunity (more…)

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“LIVE! from Busboys” Talent Showcase


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    Feb 7, 2014 - Feb 8, 2014
    10:00 pm - 12:00 am
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“LIVE! from Busboys: Open Mic & Talent Showcase” hosted by N’ea Posey. Live from Busboys takes place on the first Friday of every month and offers a platform for ALL PERFORMERS – not just poets! Whether you are a musician, comedian, dancer, actor/actress, magician, or any other type of performer – we want to see (more…)

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Author Event, Retha Powers


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    Feb 8, 2014
    5:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Teaching for Change’s Bookstore at Busboys and Poets welcomes Retha Powers editor of the new book,Bartlett’s Familiar Black Quotations: 5000 Years of Literature, Lyrics, Poems, Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs from Voices around the World  A comprehensive, all-new collection bringing together the most thoughtful, inspiring, and wisest voices from the Black diaspora across history.BARTLETT’S FAMILIAR BLACK QUOTATIONS paints a rich (more…)

Private Event: Arrow Bicycle

Private Event: Arrow Bicycle


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    Feb 8, 2014
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Private event in the Zinn Room.  To book your event please visit our site for more information or call the Events Team at 202-332-6432. (more…)

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We Are Proud to Present…


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    Feb 9, 2014
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Race and Empathy: What are the limits of our good intentions? A Community Reading and DiscussionCo-sponsored by A.C.T.O.R and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company”We are Proud to Present…” is a stage play opening February 10th at Woolly Mammoth Theatre.  The play requires us to take a hard look at how events with racial content are presented and (more…)

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Nine On the Ninth Monthly Poetry Series


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    Feb 9, 2014
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Nine On The Ninth is a now legendary monthly poetry series that debuted back in October 2005. It’s a feature driven format, which means, the feature opens the show and the open mic follows. We do this to make sure you get the full effect of each and every specially selected feature we bring to the Langston Room (more…)