Open Mic Night in Anacoatia. Hosted by Big Sllim Williams 3.9.20

Open Mic Night in Anacoatia. Hosted by Big Sllim Williams 3.9.20


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    Mar 10, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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OPEN MIC AT ANACOSTIA HOSTED BY BIG SLLI’M WILLIAMSSince the age of 4, Slli’m has expressed himself through the arts. From the visual, to the written, to the spoken, Slli’m has always been an equal opportunity “heartist”. In 2004, he took to the stage, and began performing throughout the United States. As a performer, Slli’m (more…)

Charity

Tuesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Charity Blackwell 3.9.20


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    Mar 10, 2020
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Charity BlackwellDC SCORES Director of Writing Charity Blackwell is a spoken word artist, host, emcee, and poetry specialist. A Trinity University graduate, she received her B.A and M.A. in Communications. Charity’s natural stage presence and charm have earned her hosting accolades, at events including Poetry SLAMS (more…)

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Climate Action Coffee


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    Mar 11, 2020
    8:00 am - 10:00 am
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Takoma Park Mobilization and Busboys and Poets welcomes you to the Wednesday Climate Action Coffee Breakfast Happy HourEvery Wednesday 7:30am-9:30am Listen to youth climate leadersUnderstand the Green New DealBuild resiliency and sustainable food systemsOrganize for climate justiceBuild local economy that supports drawdown of greenhouse gases in our Potomac Valley watershedSpeakers will inspire a weekly open (more…)

Death with Dignity Act Seminar

Death with Dignity Act Seminar


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    Mar 11, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Grapevine: Storytelling Series


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    Mar 11, 2020
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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COME HEAR IT AT THE GRAPEVINE @ Busboys and Poets, Takoma SECOND WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30 PM! Tim Livengood and Noa Baum host The Grapevine Spoken Word Series. Celebrate the timeless Art of Storytelling, with Truths, Folktales, Rumors, and everything in between! $15 Suggested DonationThis Month’s Features: For over 3 decades, Renee Brachfeld has been delighting audiences throughout (more…)

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Wednesday Night Open Mic Hosted by Simply Sherri 3.11.20


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    Mar 11, 2020
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by Simply Sherri.California born and Maryland raised, Simply Sherri started writing in 2001 and started reciting her work in 2008 in her poetic home of Baltimore. With topics ranging from love and relationships to depression and verbal abuse, her writing style is easy going and a reflection (more…)

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Comedian Tommy Davidson discusses “Living in Color: What’s Funny About Me”


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    Mar 12, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Busboys and Poets Books welcomes comedian Tommy Davidson to discuss his new book: “Living in Color: What’s Funny About Me”In 1990, Tommy Davidson burst onto the scene in the Emmy Award-winning show In Living Color, a pioneering sketch comedy show, featuring a multi-racial cast of actors and dancers who spoke to an underrepresented new generation (more…)

2Deep

Thursday Night Open Mic hosted by 2Deep the Poetess 3.12.20


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    Mar 12, 2020
    9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A Busboys and Poetry Event hosted this week by 2Deep the Poetess2Deep: A Verbal Noun; feminine, international, and poetical powerhouse.With over a decade of snatching microphones and captivating audiences, 2Deep’s resume reads like Who’s Who travel guide. From Cornell University to Ottawa University, American University to Penn State, United States to Australia, this German born-Alabama (more…)

Charity

11th Hour Poetry Slam Hosted by Charity Blackwell. 3.13.20


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    Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 14, 2020
    11:00 pm - 1:00 am
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A 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.A poetry slam is a competitive event (more…)

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POETRY & PASTIES: A Burlesque and Spokenword Brunch Open Mic 11.09.19


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    Mar 14, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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PASTIES & POETRY: A Burlesque and Spokenword Brunch Open Mic: Hosted by Jennifer Eden!Every #secondsaturday at @busboysandpoets’ Anacostia location. Join us for a #queer-affirming, #POC-centered, #femme-focused space bringing THE BEST poets and burlesque dancers of the city and country! This brand new event is happening with an open mic list full of diverse talent that’ll (more…)

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2020 Democratic Presidential Debate


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    Mar 15, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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As always, Busboys and Poets is your community go-to place for politics.In the first head-to-head debate,  Former Vice President Joe Biden will take the stage against Sen. Bernie Sanders right here in Washington, DC! The debate will be hosted by CNN and Univision, with CHC BOLD, the campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and run from (more…)

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2020 Democratic Presidential Debate


  • Event Start
    Mar 15, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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As always, Busboys and Poets is your community go-to place for politics.In the first head-to-head debate,  Former Vice President Joe Biden will take the stage against Sen. Bernie Sanders right here in Washington, DC! The debate will be hosted by CNN and Univision, with CHC BOLD, the campaign arm of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and run from (more…)