Busboys and Poets

Anti-Trump mural pops up at Hyattsville Busboys and Poets

February 24, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — There’s something new at the Busboys and Poets in the Shoppes at Arts District: A large, anti-Trump mural on the corner in front of the restaurant. The mural appeared Wednesday afternoon, and was a bit of a surprise to a few Busboys and Poets employees. Two employees [read more]

Local author to give reading at Busboys and Poets

November 11, 2016

HYATTSVILLE – On Thursday November 17, the Hyattsville Busboys and Poets will host local author Kimberly D. Schmidt for an evening of discussion about her new novel, Magpie’s Blanket. Weaving together three generations of voices, the novel recounts the atrocities committed against [read more]

Just Rock holds spring student showcase

May 14, 2015

BY REBECCA BENNETT — Just Rock Enterprises, which recently opened an arts incubator and studio space in Hyattsville, held a spring student showcase at Busboys and Poets on May 3. Click here to view more pictures. Just Rock said this is their fifth year in business, and they are currently looking [read more]

Busboys hosts local authors

March 17, 2015

BY RYAN CARBO — The crowd at Hyattsville’s Busboys and Poets was quietly enthralled on Feb. 24 as members of the Gateway Arts District Authors, an informal coalition of local writers, made their way onto the stage to read passages from their latest works and share insights into the creative [read more]

Kids performer announces West Coast move, releases music video

November 11, 2014

Liz DeRoche announced this week that she is moving to the San Francisco Bay Area at the beginning of 2015. A local performer on the children’s music circuit, DeRoche is known as “The Singing Lizard.”  She routinely played Rise and Rhyme at Busboys and Poets, which is a Monday [read more]

Politics and Prose announces move into Busboys and Poets

November 9, 2014

Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville will soon be home to a Politics and Prose satellite store, according to the Washington Post. The literary retailer struck a deal with Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal to transform five of its bookstores into Politics and Prose locations by fall of 2015. [read more]
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