Notable Philadelphia: 4/25–5/1


Tuesday 4/25: April Sours Bring May Flowers. Sour beer tasting. 7 p.m. at Jose Pistola’s.

Yoga in the Park. 12 p.m. at Dilworth Park.

Wednesday 4/26: Maggie Nelson reads for the Bryn Mawr Reading Series. 7:30 p.m. at Hepburn Teaching Theater.

Moonstone Poetry Reading. Featured poets: Sekai’afua Zankel and Leonard Gontarek. 7 p.m. at Fergie’s Pub.

Born of Woman (female-helmed genre shorts). 9 p.m. at PhilaMOCA, $12.

Unknown Pleasures (Goth Night). 10 p.m. at The Dolphin.

Thursday 4/27: Charmed Instruments Series. Featured poets: Ruba Ahmed, Berry Grass, and Jenny Johnson. 7:30 p.m. at L’Etage.

Tire Fire Presents: Paula Bomer, Dave Housley, Kirwyn Sutherland, and Ryan Eckes. 7:30 at Tattooed Mom.

Friday 4/28: Spring Opening Celebration. 6:30 p.m. at Institute of Contemporary Art.

Hot Chip (DJ set). 11 p.m. at Coda, $15.

Saturday 4/29: John Waters discusses his new book, Make Trouble. 7:30 at Free Library, $25.

Go West! Craft Fest. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m at 4000 Woodland Avenue.

Bob Mould with Frances Quinlan of Hop Along. 8 p.m. at Underground Arts, $28.

Sunday 4/30: Brewerytown Social: Fairmount Arts Crawl. 12 p.m. to 4 p.m at Fairmount Park.

Monday 5/1: Elizabeth Strout discusses her book, Anything Is Possible. 7:30 p.m. at Free Library, $15.

DIY: Succulent Workshop. 6 p.m. at Morgan’s Pier, $13.


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Shy Watson is a poet and painter, and the author of Cheap Yellow (Civil Coping Mechanisms, 2018). She tweets @localsingle69. More from this author →