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Rise + Rhyme w/Little Treasures 2.17.20


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    Feb 17, 2020
    9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Featuring: Little TreasuresLittle Treasures is a highly interactive show, led by singing sensation Tamika Love Jones, with songs that are prompted by toys and props from our treasure bag. Get ready to bounce, swing and play with your little ones as we go from one adventure to the next singing, dancing, learning and loving the (more…)

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Rise + Rhyme: Oh Susannah! 2.17.20


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    Feb 17, 2020
    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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Charniece Milton Community Bookstore


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    Feb 17, 2020
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Book Launch and alternative Presidents Day Celebration, Feb. 17,12 to 2 PM. Launch celebration for Charnice Milton Community Bookstore’sfirst publication, “The Great Kite.” By volunteer Virginia Spatz, “TheGreat Kite” uses story and thought/art prompts to promote imaginationand community building for all ages. The event will include reading,refreshment, and art activities inspired by “The Great Kite” (more…)

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Women’s Health Expo/Panel Discussion


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    Feb 17, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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TEAM presents: Women’s Health Expo”Breaking Generational Curses & Handling Family Secrets”Countless women have suffered from generational trauma without having the proper tools to handle the mental distress that comes along with it. The trauma continues to affect us and our families. This is a deep pain that needs to be addressed in order to begin (more…)

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Performance-Dialogue


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    Feb 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Washington Opera and the DC Police Dept are partnering on a new coming production to the Kennedy Center entitled “Blue”. The tragic opera is about police and the Black community. This event will have an open and frank conversation, with excerpts from the formal production. Free and open to the public.   (more…)

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Busboys Books Presents: Helen Fremont for The Escape Artist


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    Feb 17, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This event is FREE and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase in the bookstore and full menu & bar will be availble inside the event. In the tradition of Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home or George Hodgman’s Bettyville, Fremont writes with wit and candor about growing up in a household held together by (more…)

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Open Mic Hosted by Kezia The Poet 2.17.20


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    Feb 17, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poets event hosted this week by Kezia the PoetKezia Snipe wrote her first poem when she was seven years old. Some years later Kezia The Poet is releasing her second spoken word album, Something to Say, which is available to everyone across the globe. After success with her debut album, Matters of (more…)

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Monday Night Open Mic Hosted by Angelique Palmer


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    Feb 17, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poets event hosted this week by Angelique PalmerAngelique Palmer is a poetry slam doyen, a finalist in the 2015 Women of the World Poetry Slam and a member of The Beltway Poetry Slam Team in 2017. The Creative Writing graduate from Florida State University now calls northern Virginia home. She’s penned more (more…)

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Busboys Books Presents: Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and their Astonishing Odyssey Home


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    Feb 18, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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This event is FREE and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase in the bookstore. Full menu & bar will be served inside the event space.Dr Richard Bell will be in conversation with Professor  Martha S. Jones of Johns Hopkins University.A gripping and true story about five boys who were kidnapped in (more…)

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Busboys and Poets Comedy Presents: You Must Be Joking! Shirlington


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    Feb 18, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cathartic. Hilarious. The world has gone mad and we need to talk about it! Comedians draw from topics ranging from the ordinary to controversial (including themselves) to give audiences some much-needed relief through laughter.Come out to Shirlington and get your ribs tickled, massage your funny bone, slap a knee or two. Because LAUGHTER is an (more…)

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Open Mic Night in Anacoatia. Hosted by Miss Kiane ink. 2.18.20


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    Feb 18, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tuesday Open Mic at ANA hosted by Miss Kiane Ink!Although she is a social worker by profession, she is a poet by passion. In 1997, Dinahsta launched KIANE INK. She wrote cards, poems and other writings for special events and as special gifts. In 2005, she expanded KIANE INK to include the artistry of poetic performance (more…)

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Tuesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Droopy the Broke Baller 1.21.20


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    Feb 18, 2020
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Droopy the Broke Baller “Oh, we’ve got a live one here! HAHAHA!” – Jack Nicholson as The Joker, Batman (1989)Drew Anderson, known lovingly as “Droopy the Broke Baller” and “The Black Weird Al Yankovic”, has been hosting at the flagship Busboys and Poets 14th & V (more…)