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Rise + Rhyme: Storytelling/Performances for Ages 5 and Under featuring “Iya & the Kuumba Kids”


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    Jan 13, 2014
    8:30 am - 10:00 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 artist is master educator, musician, and storyteller, Bashea ?Iya? Imana. “Iya & the Kuumba Kids” is an interactive, hands-on, fun-filled time. Iya masterfully blends music (more…)

Private Luncheon hosted by Fhi 360

Private Luncheon hosted by Fhi 360


  • Event Start
    Jan 13, 2014
    11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Private Luncheon hosted by Fhi 360 in the Langston Room. To plan your event, call our events team at 202 332 6432 (more…)

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Busboys and Poets Books welcomes author Mirta Ojito


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    Jan 13, 2014
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Busboys and Poets Books welcomes author Mirta Ojito to sign and discuss Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town ?An account that is as unflinching as it is important. Both an incisive reconstruction of a heartbreaking   murder and an unsparing diagnosis of a national malady . . . with HUNTING SEASON Ojito has (more…)

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The Musician Exchange: a networking event


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    Jan 13, 2014
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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This community event will also showcase local and undiscovered talent, while providing independent artists with a platform to promote their works.  Special guests include The MusicianShip and Musicians of Mercy.   Click here to RSVP and submit all inquiries. (more…)

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Monday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Angelique Palmer


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    Jan 13, 2014
    7:00 pm - 9:00 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. Tonight’s host is Angelique Palmer.Angelique Palmer is a writer first. Her pieces range from erotica to eclectic- focusing mostly on (more…)

Private Event: UMass Public Policy

Private Event: UMass Public Policy


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    Jan 14, 2014
    4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Private event in the Loft. To plan your event call our events team at (202) 332 6432 (more…)

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DC Health Cafe


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    Jan 14, 2014
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join Dr. Allistair Abraham as he discusses sickle cell disease experience performing bone marrow transplants – the only known cure for sickle cell disease – at Children?s National Medical Center. Sickle cell disease is a hereditary blood disorder that is painful and prevalent in DC. Learn what you can do to help advance care, research, and support for people (more…)

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Tuesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Pages Matam


  • Event Start
    Jan 14, 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…)

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Book Event: The Syria Dilemma


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    Jan 15, 2014
    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Teaching for Change’s Bookstore at Busboys and Poets welcomes Editors Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel plus contributors Marc Lynch and Radwan Ziadeh to discuss and sign the new book, The Syria Dilemma The United States is on the brink of intervention in Syria, but the effect of any eventual American action is impossible to predict. The Syrian conflict has (more…)

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Wednesday Night Open Mic Poetry hosted by Jonathan Tucker


  • Event Start
    Jan 15, 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…)

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis

PRIVATE EVENT: South Arlington Kiwanis


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    Jan 16, 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…)

Children’s Book Guild

Children’s Book Guild


  • Event Start
    Jan 16, 2014
    10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Private event in the Cullen Room.  To book your event please visit our site for more information or call the Events Team at 202-332-6432. (more…)