Meet Our Speaker: Frazier O’Leary, Cardozo English Teacher and Baseball Coach (“Medora” – Busboys and Poets)

Frazier O’Leary teaches at Cardozo High School and has been an English Teacher in DCPS for over 40 years. He also coaches the baseball team.  Frazier has been an Adjunct Professor of English at The University of the District of Columbia for more than 30 years. He is a consultant with the College Board and a Table leader for the AP English Literature Exam. He is president of the Board of Directors for PEN/Faulkner Foundation, a member of the Board of Directors of the Toni Morrison Society, the Treasurer of The School Club (an educational advocacy group), and a member of DC’s Coaches’ Hall of Fame. He loves his family, teaching, literature, and baseball in that order.   Read more in Washington Post:  Baseball at Cardozo, The Big Read:  Ernest J. Gaines’ “A Lesson Before Dying”

ITVS Community Cinema presents “Medora,” Sunday, March 23 at 5 PM, Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW at V.. No admission fee. Make your reservations on Eventbrite
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or call 202-939-0794.

Video of Frazier O’Leary from The Big Read city read of “A Lesson Before Dying” in 2010. Recorded at Barnes & Noble Booksellers (DC)

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Tonight on #OVEE Alice Walker kicks off #SheDocs online Film Festival

SheDocs_14-Mosaic_397x225_v1Get on line for the #SheDocs online Film Festival during the month of March (Women’s History Month).

“Mis Quince Años” – “Las Marthas” (Busboys and Poets) January 26

PGQ_PGSuiteQuinceañera can cost as much as a wedding. But the Prince George’s County’s Department of Parks and Recreation has made the Quinceañera affordable for girls as part of the 12 week “Mis Quince Años” program. “Besides offering a very complete and tailored youth program that also embraces family and cultural values, we try to fulfill the recreational needs of teen girls,” because many teen girls do not participate in after-school recreational activities,“ says the program director Lourdes Sulc. The culminating event is the Quinceañera. Read more.

Find out more about the “Mis Quince Años” program following ITVS Community Cinema [DC] screening of LAS MARTHAS, Sunday, January 26 at 5 PM, Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW. Reserve using the form below or call 202-939-0794.