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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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July 2014

Thursday, July 24
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Matt Heron, Dorie Ladner, and a panel moderated by Askia Muhammad
This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets
, Julian Bond, Aviva Kempner, Institute for Policy Studies, Lessons of the 60's Project, NAACP - Washington D.C. Branch, SNCC Legacy Project, WPFW

 

August 2014

Monday, August 11
6:30-8:00 PM
Location: 14th & V
Umi Vaughan
Carlos Aldama's Life in Bata: Cuba, Diaspora, and the Drum and Rebel Dance, Renegade Stance: Timba Music and Black Identity in Cuba
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets
, Rhythm N Dance, Batala Washington
   

 

September 2014


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 PM
Location: TBD
Jose Vilson
This is Not a Test
Sponsors: The American Federation of Teachers
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
Neil Bernstein
Burning Down the House: The End of Juvenile Prison
Sponsors: Teaching for Change, Busboys and Poets, Campaign for Youth Justice, The New Press

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

 

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)