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As always, Busboys and Poets is your community go-to place for politics!

This election season, Busboys and Poets will show all Presidential Debates, at every location. We aim to provide a dynamic and engaging environment for each viewing party!

Our First Featured Cocktail
Demo Blue – coconut rum, blue curacao, pineapple juice over ice | $8

Busboys and Poets is located in six distinctive neighborhoods in the Washington Metropolitan area and is a community resource for artists, activists, writers, thinkers and dreamers.


Debates will be streamed on the newly upgraded
large screens at every Busboys and Poets location.
Drink specials will be available all night.

Please see below for all dates and times of upcoming debate screenings
PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE SCHEDULE

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Busboys and Poets Books Interview: E. Ethelbert Miller

February saw the release of If God Invented Baseball, the latest collection of poetry from DC legend and literary activist E. Ethelbert Miller. A devoted fan of the Washington Nationals, Ethelbert celebrates in the book the magic of baseball and its lessons for life.  In advance of the poet’s upcoming event at Busboys and Poets … Continued