Posts Tagged ‘Busboys and Poets’

The Most Popular Books Sold at Busboys and Poets

Which outpost sold the most vegan cookbooks? Kiddie hip-hop anthologies? Radical history books?

ToDo ToDay: Anamanaguchi, The Psychedelic Furs, and Jungle Funk

Video-game sounds provide inspiration for tonight's concerts.

Politics & Prose to Take Over Busboys and Poets’ Bookstores

Books everywhere!

The Admission, Which Closes This Weekend, Reviewed

If you haven’t yet seen the controversial play that made its English-language debut at Theater J in March and raised the ire of local pro-Israel activists, here’s your last chance. After a sold-out “workshop” run at Theater J and a 22-show extension produced by Busboys and Poets at the Studio Theatre, The Admission is staging [...]

Busboys and Poets to Stage The Admission at Studio Theatre

After a 16-show run at the D.C. Jewish Community Center's Theater J, The Admission will return to the stage—this time at Studio Theatre's Mead Theatre, sponsored by Busboys and Poets.
According to a press release, the play, which confronts an alleged Israeli massacre of Palestinians in 1948, will be produced by Busboys proprietor (and ex-mayoral hopeful) Andy Shallal [...]

How to Tell Your Story Right, According to Ken Reid

The Story League wants you to share. Every month the local group stages a contest, open to anyone, centered on a theme. Veterans and newcomers try to wow a panel of three judges with tales designed to enthrall and entertain.
Of course, it doesn't always work out that way. Storytelling is an age-old practice, and it [...]

FotoWeek DC Kicks Off Tomorrow

It’s time again for FotoWeek DC, the week-long festival of photography that began in 2008. It kicks off with a launch party tomorrow night and runs through Nov. 12.
We’ve already reviewed a number of the exhibits. One of the others that's already open to the public is “Ocean Soul, Photographs by Brian Skerry” at the [...]

Tonight: Get Altruistic With Christylez Bacon

Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Christylez Bacon is a mainstay around these parts, and tonight he'll be singing for a good cause alongside some very expensive water bottles. Confused? Keep reading.
Bacon performs tonight at Busboys & Poets along with WPGC's Justine Love, who will host, and keynote speaker professor Greg Carr, of Howard University's African-American Studies department. The event [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Living Green, Art Openings Galore, and More!

Happy rainy Thursday! Hope these free events from Free in DC help to brighten your day–and the weekend ahead!
Swing by Busboys and Poets at 14th & V NW for the opening of Derek Brown's photo exhibit, "Imagining the Muslim World", from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Greater Goods, at 1626 U St. NW, hosts a Green Living Workshop on "15 [...]

Meet a Visiting Cartoonist: A Chat with Ted Rall

Editorial cartoonist Ted Rall used to appear regularly in the City Paper’s pages, but in recent years he’s expanded beyond "just" being an "alternative" cartoonist. He writes a weekly syndicated editorial, just returned from Afghanistan where he was practicing cartoon journalism (with cartoonists Matt Bors and Steven Cloud), and has a new prose book, The [...]