Comedy as a Second Language

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Busboys and Poets Takoma

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235 Carroll Street NW
Washington, 20012

September 2019

Youth and Congress: A Call to Action

September 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll Street NW
Washington, 20012
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Free
Comedy as a Second Language

Busboys and Poets and Citizens' Climate Lobby – DC present: OVERHEATED! Hot Takes on Climate Change, a new partnered series of discussions and exhibitions about climate change, climate activists, and climate voters. Please join us Thursday, September 26 at 6pm in Takoma to kick off our series with "Youth and Congress: A Call to Action" What will it take for Congress to take meaningful action on climate? How difficult is the legislative battle ahead? How do activists and politicians alike…

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December 2019

The Misfits Of Comedy

December 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll Street NW
Washington, 20012
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$16 – $20
Comedy as a Second Language

Feeling a little Misfit? Come out and laugh with us! When John Poveromo met Joanne Filan performing at a comedy show in NYC, they immediately bonded. Both found themselves off to the side and away from the other comics who were comparing comedy backgrounds, credits, and subtly competing in a tired game of one-upmanship. Instead, they bonded over not only their love of food, music, tv, and movies, but also that they both felt like "square pegs in the round…

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Takoma Park Book Fair

December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll Street NW
Washington, 20012
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Free
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More than 30 local authors will be selling and signing books at Busboys & Poets in Takoma Park. A unique and festive holiday event, the book fair features an eclectic array of books of every genre -- fiction, nonfiction, memoir, mystery, history, poetry, sci-fi, self-help, children's and young adult, and more. Come in and browse, meet the authors, pick up some personalized gifts for everyone on your list! The book fair coincides with the ever popular Takoma Park Cocoa Crawl.…

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January 2020

Comedy as a Second Language

January 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Busboys and Poets Takoma, 235 Carroll Street NW
Washington, 20012
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$16 – $20
Comedy as a Second Language

Comedy as a Second Language brings the hilarious stand-up comedy of immigrant and 1st generation performers. We have an amazing line-up of performers: Denise Taylor, Alvin Kuai, Jennifer Amo, and Christian Escoto. This show will have your sides splitting with laughter and your cheeks aching from smiling. Laugh with them as they share stories of their upbringing, getting used to a new country, coping with immigrant parenting differences, being bilingual (or not!) and more.

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