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Paintings, Poetry, Puccini and Pasta


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    Apr 10, 2014
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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CAAPA (Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts) is proud to present:  Paintings, Poetry, Puccini and Pasta Paintings…shown by Larry “Poncho” Brown.  Poetry…spoken by Sandra Turner Barnes and Sistah Joy. Puccini…performed by soprano Ameerah Sabreen, mezzo Jihanna Davis and tenor Keith Craig. Pasta…eaten by YOU! Tickets are available online $20.00 General admission $35.00 Reserved (more…)

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Thursday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by 2Deep


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    Apr 10, 2014
    9:00 pm - 11:00 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…)

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Private Event: Words, Beats and Life


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    Apr 11, 2014
    8:30 am - 10:00 am
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The Breakfast of Champions is an annual celebration of our largest monetary donors (The Dream Team) and most impactful in-kind donors.    The Breakfast of Champions is co-hosted by our amazing Board of Directors and WBL Staff.  With up to 10% of our annual operating budget coming directly from public support and earned income, we (more…)

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Eggleston Brown Wedding Reception


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    Apr 11, 2014
    1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Private event in the Zinn Room. To plan your event call our events team at 202 332 6432 (more…)

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Author Event: Lost and Found by Sarah Jakes


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    Apr 11, 2014
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Author Event: Lost and Found by Sarah Jakes  Lost and Found offers hope and encouragement to women of all ages who like Sarah, find themselves wandering the detours of life _ and shows that no matter how lost they feel, they, too, can be found. About the Author Sarah Jakes oversees the women’s ministry at (more…)

PRIVATE EVENT: Ian Kelly

PRIVATE EVENT: Ian Kelly


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    Apr 11, 2014
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Private event in the Cullen Room. To plan an event at Busboys and Poets, please click here .  (more…)

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11th Hour Poetry Slam Hosted by 2Deep the Poetess


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    Apr 11, 2014 - Apr 12, 2014
    11:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Busboys and Poetry Event. The 11th Hour Poetry Slam offers an opportunity for poetry lovers to enjoy the competitive art of late-night performance poetry! Enjoy two rounds of high intensity poetry, with the audience choosing a winner. Join us for an alternative way to spend your Friday night at Poetry Slam, Inc’s (PSI) DC Slam (more…)

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PRIVATE EVENT: Arlington Democrats


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    Apr 12, 2014
    8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Join the Arlington Democrats for their monthly breakfast and discussion! RSVP’s are not necessary.  Questions may be directed to the Breakfast Coordinator Charley Conrad at  charleyconrad@gmail.com  or  703 835 6614 . If you would like to plan an event at Busboys and Poets, please click here! (more…)

Private Event : DC AEYC

Private Event : DC AEYC


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    Apr 12, 2014
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Private Event in the Cullen Room.  (more…)

Author Event: Gaiutra Bahadur discusses and signs “Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture”

Author Event: Gaiutra Bahadur discusses and signs “Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture”


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    Apr 13, 2014
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Author Event: Gaiutra Bahadur discusses and signs  Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture  Junot Diaz calls Coolie Woman “both a historical rescue mission and a profound meditation on family and womanhood”; Pankaj Mishra, “pathbreaking”; Adam Hochschild, “highly original”; Teju Cole, “both scholarly and soulful”; and British historian Richard Drayton, “a major contribution to the literature (more…)

Busboys and Poetry presents the 5th & K Poetry Concert

Busboys and Poetry presents the 5th & K Poetry Concert


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    Apr 13, 2014
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under featuring Jessica Smith


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    Apr 14, 2014
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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A Busboys and Poets in-house series! Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under, stay-at-home parents, and early rising families of all kinds. Today’s featured performer is Jessica Smith “Culture Queen” Jessica Smith a.k.a Culture Queen  is the founder and director of Culture Kingdom Kids?, a creative arts (more…)