Addicted to Reform - John Merrow

26 Sep 18:00 - 19:30 26 Sep 18:00 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
Join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome John Merrow to our 5th and K location. Former PBS education correspondent John Merrow will speak about his new book ADDICTED TO REFORM...   More info

We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria

26 Sep 18:30 - 20:00 26 Sep 18:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Join Busboys and Poets Books as we welcome author Wendy Pearlman in conversation with Shiyam Galyon to our 14th and V location. Galyon and Pearlman will discuss Pearlman's new...   More info

AnyStage's Night Of Crazy New Plays!

27 Sep 19:30 - 21:00 27 Sep 19:30 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
AnyStage presents an evening of weird new plays, read by some of the most fantastically strange artists in the DC area! With titles like Watergate (With Puppets), Family Secrets...   More info

Dwayne B Hosts Busboys5K!

27 Sep 20:30 - 23:00 27 Sep 20:30 - 23:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St
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...   More info

Hip-Hop and the Global South: Professor A.D. Carson Hosts a Flas

28 Sep 18:00 - 20:00 28 Sep 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
The UVaClub of Washington, DC invites you to a talk presented by A.D. Carson, UVA’s New Assistant Professor of Hip-Hop and the Global South, titled, Owning My Masters . Professor...   More info

Healthy Relationship Speed Dating & Mixer for LGBTQ Singles

28 Sep 18:30 - 21:30 28 Sep 18:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Join us Thursday, September 28th for a Speed Dating and Mixer opportunity for LGBTQ Singles featuring tips and resources for creating healthy relationships as well as to help...   More info

Sparkle dc queer open mic presents goddess x

01 Oct 20:00 - 21:30 01 Oct 20:00 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
SPARKLE DC is the longest running queer open mic for all. In its 9th year, co-hosts and poets, Regie Cabico and Danielle Evennou present goddess x! There are only 3 sparkles...   More info

Palestine to Diaspora: The Movement for Palestinian Liberation

02 Oct 19:30 - 21:30 02 Oct 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
Join us for a conversation with Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro and Executive Director of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Yousef Munayyer, about Palestinian...   More info

Coffee chat for prospective students (Washington, DC)

03 Oct 16:00 - 19:00 03 Oct 16:00 - 19:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Are you interested in studying public policy or international affairs at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin? Stop by at Busboys and Poets (2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC...   More info

Francisco Letelier’s Murals - All the Voices/Todas las Voces

03 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 03 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Brookland Busboys and Poets Brookland
Join us for a reading in conjunction with the Todas Las Manos mural panels and artist Francisco Letelier now on display at Poets and Busboys Brookland. Writer and literary...   More info

Garden of Eden Film Screening

04 Oct 19:30 - 21:30 04 Oct 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
GARDEN OF EDEN FILM IS COMING TO DC!! Brought to you by queer creators of color, Imani Dennison and Robin Williams, the short film Garden of Eden makes its Washington, D.C. debut...   More info

Busboys Books Presents Khary Lazarre-White

08 Oct 16:00 - 17:30 08 Oct 16:00 - 17:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
Please join Busboys Books at our 5th and K location as we welcome Khary Lazarre-White for a discussion and signing of his new book Passage. Khary Lazarre-White is a writer...   More info

20th Birthday Party!

11 Oct 17:30 - 20:00 11 Oct 17:30 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
It's our 20th Birthday, and we're throwing YOU a party! We're grateful to all of you making Defend Yourself what it is whether you're an organization that worked with us, a...   More info

Winthrop Plan Reception: Washington, D.C.

11 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 11 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
President Dan Mahony will meet with Washington, D.C.-area alumni to discuss Winthrop's strategic plan on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 6-8 p.m. at Busyboys and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW...   More info

October Meetup: Fair Elections, etc.

11 Oct 18:30 - 21:00 11 Oct 18:30 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Brookland Busboys and Poets Brookland
We welcome Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen and Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie (to be confirmed) at Busboys & Poets in Brookland. The meetup will focus on the Fair...   More info

The Grapevine October 11 Show

11 Oct 19:30 - 21:30 11 Oct 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
We're sliding into Autumn time to harvest the grapes from The Grapevine, with featured tellers Robin Bady and Angela Lloyd, hosted by Tim Livengood. ORDINARY MAGIC: Encounters...   More info

2nd Wednesdays featuring Danez Smith

11 Oct 20:30 - 23:30 11 Oct 20:30 - 23:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St
Open Minds Open Rhymes Wide Open Mic Hosted by Simply Sherri :) Our Feature this month is Danez Smith About our feature: Danez Smith is a Black, queer, poz writer...   More info

2Deep Hosts | Featuring Danez Smith

13 Oct 23:00 - 14 Oct 01:00 13 Oct 23:00 - 14 Oct 01:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
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Nasty Women Project: Voices From the Resistance

15 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 15 Oct 18:00 - 19:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
Join Busboys and Poets Books at Takoma as we welcome Nasty Women Project: Voices From the Resistancet. Nasty Women Project: Voices From the Resistance follows a diverse group of...   More info

American Forests Presents Forest Footnotes: Joan Maloof

16 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 16 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Join American Forests for the first-ever Forest Footnotes book series, a captivating look at the forests that surround us through the lens of three amazing authors. The opening...   More info

The Unpacking Tour - Washington, DC

17 Oct 21:00 - 21 Oct 01:00 17 Oct 21:00 - 21 Oct 01:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
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The Unpacking Tour - Washington, DC

18 Oct 21:00 - 21 Oct 00:00 18 Oct 21:00 - 21 Oct 00:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
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CPRC Autumn Dinner

25 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 25 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets 5th & K Busboys and Poets 5th & K
Join CPRC members and friends for dinner while enjoying a talk by Dr. Peter Tango, USGS Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Coordinator on Assessing Change in the Chesapeake Bay and Its...   More info

Dwayne B Hosts Busboys5K!

25 Oct 20:30 - 23:00 25 Oct 20:30 - 23:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St
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...   More info

BMSS DMV Society Social

29 Oct 18:00 - 21:00 29 Oct 18:00 - 21:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Monroe Street Market Busboys and Poets Monroe Street Market
The Black Muslim Singles Society will be in the DMV hosting a social mixer for adult Muslims! Live Energizing Music and Band Performance Fun Social Experience Engaging Speed...   More info

American Forests Presents Forest Footnotes: Jill Jonnes

30 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 30 Oct 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Join American Forests for the first-ever Forest Footnotes book series, a captivating look at the forests that surround us through the lens of three amazing authors. The second...   More info

The Grapevine November 8 Show

08 Nov 19:30 - 21:30 08 Nov 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
Time to experience a cornucopia of rich, fulfilling, stories from The Grapevine! The Grapevine is spoken word performance for adults and teens, celebrating the timeless art of the...   More info

Muslims for American Progress - DC

09 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 09 Nov 18:30 - 20:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
It is commonly said that we fear what we don’t understand. Living up to our American ideals requires us to understand our neighbors, our colleagues, and our friends despite our...   More info

2Deep Hosts | Featuring Alexander Dang

10 Nov 23:00 - 11 Nov 01:00 10 Nov 23:00 - 11 Nov 01:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
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American Forests Presents Forest Footnotes: David Haskell

13 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 13 Nov 18:00 - 20:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Busboys and Poets
Join American Forests for the first-ever Forest Footnotes book series, a captivating look at the forests that surround us through the lens of three amazing authors. The final talk...   More info

Dwayne B Hosts Busboys5K!

22 Nov 20:30 - 23:00 22 Nov 20:30 - 23:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St
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...   More info

The Grapevine December 13 Show

13 Dec 19:30 - 21:30 13 Dec 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
The days are short, the Solstice approaches, and the chill of winter is upon us. No better time for a story! The Grapevine is spoken word performance for adults and teens...   More info

Dwayne B Hosts Busboys5K!

27 Dec 20:30 - 23:00 27 Dec 20:30 - 23:00 - Washington Washington
Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St Busboys & Poets. 5th and K St
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...   More info

The Grapevine January 10 Show

10 Jan 19:30 - 21:30 10 Jan 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
You've survived 2017. The last vestiges of holiday parties are fading away. The New Year is upon you. Kick back, relax, take a break, and listen to a story! The Grapevine is...   More info

The Grapevine Show on Valentine's Day!

14 Feb 19:30 - 21:30 14 Feb 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
A good story is the perfect way to show your love and devotion to your sweetie so bring them to The Grapevine! The Grapevine is spoken word performance for adults and teens...   More info

The Grapevine March 14 Show

14 Mar 19:30 - 21:30 14 Mar 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
Spring is about to spring, and the leaves are budding on The Grapevine! The Grapevine is spoken word performance for adults and teens, celebrating the timeless art of the story...   More info

The Grapevine April 11 Show

11 Apr 19:30 - 21:30 11 Apr 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
April showers bring stories to The Grapevine, where it's pleasantly dry and cozy. The Grapevine is spoken word performance for adults and teens, celebrating the timeless art of...   More info

The Grapevine May 9 Show

09 May 19:30 - 21:30 09 May 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
May has arrived, with warm weather and pleasant breezes and stories from The Grapevine. The Grapevine is spoken word performance for adults and teens, celebrating the timeless art...   More info

The Grapevine June 13 Show

13 Jun 19:30 - 21:30 13 Jun 19:30 - 21:30 - Washington Washington
Busboys and Poets Takoma Busboys and Poets Takoma
The last show of The Grapevine season has arrived. Get a fresh dose of story to sustain you in the hammock or while mowing the lawn whatever is your jam, man. The Grapevine is...   More info


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