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Rise + Rhyme: Oh Susannah! 12.23.19


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    Dec 23, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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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 artist is:Oh Susannah!Oh Susannah brings instruments & scarves, familiar & original songs, Bodies movin’ & groovin’, everybody dancing along!We’ll (more…)

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Rise + Rhyme Culture Queen 12/23/19


  • Event Start
    Dec 23, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Featuring: Culture QueenRise + 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!Schedule9:30-10:00 Community Chat & Chew10:00-10:45 Children’s Performance10:45-11:00 Clean Up TimeWe ask that caregivers teach each child how to begin (more…)

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Rise + Rhyme: TUNES 4 TOTS 12.23.19


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    Dec 23, 2019
    9:30 am - 10:45 am
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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 featured performer is: Tunes 4 TotsJoin the class that teaches actual music concepts to even the youngest of children! (more…)

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Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Alexa Patrick 12.23.19


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    Dec 23, 2019
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poets event hosted this week by Alexa PatrickAlexa Patrick is a singer and poet from Connecticut. She is a graduate of American University, where she studied Psychology, African-American and African Diaspora Studies, and Spanish. Alexa is a Cave Canem Fellow, and holds teaching positions through Split This Rock, The University of the (more…)

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Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Morgan Butler 12.23.19


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    Dec 23, 2019
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poets event hosted this week by Morgan ButlerMorgan “Momo da Mermaid” Butler is a witchy writer, educator, and interdisciplinary atist from Washington, D.C. Her work primarily focuses on cultivating healing spaces for femmes of color in white/masc/het-dominated spaces, specifically through creative writing and radical healing. A 2018 Loft Literary Center Spoken Word (more…)

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Senior Breakfast Day Party


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    Dec 24, 2019
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Throughout life, love can come at us fast and stay for ages, but sometimes although it’s there some don’t feel it or see it enough.“The Senior Breakfast Day Party” is a twice monthly observance that honors the Senior residents in Ward 6,7, and 8. “The Senior Day Party” celebrates the Wisdom, Experience, Knowledge and the (more…)

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Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by E-Baby 12.26.19


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    Dec 26, 2019
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by E-BabyEric “E-Baby” Smith began writing poetry in July, 2000; since then, he’s opened for R&B artists Musiq Soul Child, Me’Shell N’degeOcello, & Lyfe Jennings to name a few. After joining Jus Wiggin Entertainment in 2002 [agent: Tracy Wiggs], his “1 Poet Poetical Tour” reached over 150 (more…)

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Pajama Jammie Jam – Hosted by Simply Sherri -12.27.19


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    Dec 27, 2019
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Pajama Jammie Jam is a love/erotica-themed slam, for everyone from professionals to novices. Hosted by Simply Sherri, at Takoma Park every 4th friday$100.00 cash prize.There will be THREE themed rounds of poetry:Round 1: Cupid Ain’t Sh*t!Round 2: Love is Grand! (Love Poem)Round 3: Freak Me, Baby! (Erotic Round)Cuts for each round will be dependent upon (more…)

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Live! from Busboys Hosted By Beny Blaq 12.27.19


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    Dec 27, 2019 - Dec 28, 2019
    10:00 pm - 12:00 am
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A Busboys and Poets in-house series! LIVE! from Busboys is an open mic talent showcase that offers a platform for all performers, not just poets. Whether you are a musician, comedian, dancer, actor, magician or any other type of performer, we want to see what you got! Come out and showcase your talents! $5 cover. (more…)

Busboys and Poets Book Club – Hyattsville

Busboys and Poets Book Club – Hyattsville


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    Dec 28, 2019
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
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This month our book club will be discussing Oyinkan Braithwaite’s My Sister, The Serial Killer.This monthly book club meets on the last Saturday of the month to discuss books that align with the Busboys and Poets mission and address/highlight social justice issues. Our bookstore makes sure to carry the books our book club members choose to make (more…)

Non-Profit organization for kids/Teens Christmas Dinner With Parents

Non-Profit organization for kids/Teens Christmas Dinner With Parents


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    Dec 29, 2019
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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A.C.T.O.R. Too! 12.29.19- Tales of Race, Class and Culture; Who Tells the Story? (And Film Screening: 13th)


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    Dec 29, 2019
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The A.C.T.O.R. Too! (A Continuing Talk on Race) open discussion series is hosted by Busboys and Poets as a community service. The discussion at the Shirlington location, is produced and facilitated by A.C.T.O.R. founder Pamela Pinnock. The discussion provides the opportunity for people to come together and speak openly and honestly about issues of race, (more…)