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Here is a list of upcoming author events at all four Busboys and Poets locations. For a complete schedule: Busboys and Poets event calendar. If you are interested in booking an event at Busboys and Poets, see Info for Authors and Publishers.

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September 2014

 

Friday-Sunday, September 12-13
Location: 14th & V
Book Drive for Four Schools hosted by Teaching for Change and Girl Scout Troop 3859 (Saint Augustine Catholic Church).

Purchase a book from the Troop's Wish List, and recieve a 20% discount on your entire bookstore purchase (in-store only).


Friday, September 19
3:00-4:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Naomi Klein will sign her new book, This Changes Everything. (Book signing only).


Saturday, September 20
11:00-6:00 PM
Location: Yards Park
Annual Vegetarian Celebration
DC VegFest: FREE outdoor festival featuring over 100 exhibitors, cooking demonstrations, speakers, free food samples, and more.

Wednesday, September 24
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Charles Cobb
This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, SNCC Legacy Project

Thursday, September 25
5:00-7:00 PM
Location: Albert Shanker Institute, 555 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington, D.C.
Jose Vilson
This is Not a Test
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Albert Shanker Institute
Saturday, September 27
11:00-1:30 PM
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sharon Gannon
Master Jivamakti Yoga Class
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Buddha B Yoga

Saturday, September 27
2:00-4:00 PM
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Banquet-Style Buffet Luncheon, Talk, and Book-Signing Party with Sharon Gannon
Simple Recipes for Joy
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Buddha B Yoga

 

October 2014

  Thursday, October 2
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Nell Bernstein
Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Campaign for Youth Justice, The New Press, Free Minds Book Club

Friday, October 3
9:30 AM -12:00 Noon
Location: 14th & V
Exploring Immigration and Identity in the K-12 Classroom with Américas Award Books: This hands-on workshop will explore issues of immigration and identity using children's literature.

 

 

Wednesday, October 8
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Helen Caldicott
Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Beyond Nuclear

 


Tuesday, October 21
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Anne Pruitt-Logan
Faithful to the Task at Hand: The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe
Sponsors: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Chapter, at Howard University, Association of Black Women Historians, The Links, Inc., Arlington, VA Chapter, The National Council of Negro Women, YWCA, National Capital Area (NCA), Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets

 

November 2014

Thursday, November 6
6:30-8:30 PM
Location: 14th & V
Bridgette Davis and Maxine Clair
Into the Go-Slow and Imagine This: Creating the Work You Love
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Washington D.C. Metro Chapter of the National Alumnae of Spelman College (NAASC)

Wednesday, November 19
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Eileen Appelbaum
Private Equity at Work: When Wall Street Manages Wall Street
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Institute for Policy Studies' Inequality and the Common Good, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)