About Events with Busboys and Poets - Takoma
Busboys @ Takoma boasts an event space named in honor of Nicolás Guillén, a Cuban poet, activist and writer, that will host poetry events, private event, and other community events. DC's independent bookstore Politics & Prose is housed in this location and offesr a diverse selection of books and a series of author readings and book signings.As always, a commitment to sustainability and environmentalism is important to this location. With our offering of sustainable products from our take-out products, cleaning supplies, to our food, coffee, and tea sourcing, we hope to make a contribution to the growing movement to raise environmental consciousness. Busboys and Poets is a gathering space unlike any other, and events are among the things we do best! Each of our restaurants feature a unique performance space with its own stage, lighting, projection and sound equipment. In addition to in-house series (events produced exclusively by Busboys and Poets) and a number of weekly and monthly poetry programs, we also host an exciting variety of functions ranging from meetings, private receptions and happy hours to public programming, mostly free of charge or at an affordable admission cover (usually $5 or under).Whether the event you’re planning is an author/book talk, film screening, discussion, talent showcase, political rally or artist talk, you’ll find a welcoming space at Busboys. We believe our special events set us apart from other restaurants and bars, keeping us authentically connected to the diverse communities in which our restaurants are located.