Monthly Events:

Karaoke with the Kingpin

Join Dwayne B for an evening of bad singing and good vibes! Busboys and Poets atmosphere paired with monthly song themes like “TRL vs 106” make for a fantastic reason to celebrate life!

First Thursdays – Busboys and Poets Baltimore

First Fridays – Busboys and Poets Brookland

First Saturdays – Busboys and Poets Anacostia


4th Wednesdays at 450K!

Join Dwayne B for an evening of thought provoking poetry! The 450k Busboys and Poets provides an intimate backdrop for your creative expression. The featured performers, curated by Dwayne, bring some of the most creative, challenging, and honest performances in the DMV.

Every 4th Wednesday at Busboys and Poets


Craftivist Circle

Join our resident “Crochet Kingpin” Dwayne Lawson-Brown for a meet-up of like minds and crafty hands.  Learn about the power of crafting to make change, provoke discussion, and spread joy. Participants will engage in fiber-crafts including crochet, knitting, and needle point, while listening to podcasts, audiobooks, or the occasional speaker themed around using art for activism. 

  • Gender inclusive  
  • Other non-fiber, small-scale handcrafters welcome  
  • Experienced crafters: bring your own materials. 
  • Beginners: limited materials and some instruction available.   
  • Sessions limited to 30 participants, so please register!    

Every first Saturday of the month  
Starting in June, 2:00 – 4:00pm 

June 3rd  Intro to Craftivism  
July 1st TBD 
Aug 5th TBD 
Sept 2nd TBD 
Oct 7th (Main gallery closed) TBD 
Nov 4th (Main gallery closed) TBD 

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