Notable Philadelphia: 5/2–5/8


Tuesday 5/2: Exposure: An Aperture Agency Photo Exhibit + Babel (Temple’s poetry collective). 12 p.m.–4 p.m. at Annenberg Hall.

Camae Ayewa (aka Moor Mother) in conversation with Kelsey Halliday Johnson. 5:30 p.m. at University of Pennsylvania Department of Music.

Wednesday 5/3: Chasing Windmills Reading Series. Featuring: Jake Camacho, Cherita Harrell, Amy Saul-Zerby, and Alexa Smith. 7 p.m. at Black Sheep Pub.

Creed Bratton (from The Office): An Evening of Music and Comedy w/ special guest Trevor Leonard of The End of America. 7:30 p.m. at Voltage Lounge, $20.

Thursday 5/4: Launch Party for Bit by Bit: How Video Games Transformed Our World. 6 p.m. at Penn Book Center.

Friday 5/5: Philadelphia Art Book Fair. 12 p.m.–8 p.m. at 1227 N 4th St.

The Slam: May Edition. 8:30 p.m. at Good Good Comedy Theater, $10.

Philly Phreakout 2017: Cinco de Mayo FUN-raiser. All day starting at 11 a.m. at P H Â R M Â C Y, $15.

Saturday 5/6: Accidental Player Reading Series. Featuring: Marisa Crawford, Matt L. Roar, and Alina Pleskova. 7 p.m. at The Wooden Shoe.

Last Call: Opening Reception. 6 p.m. at Little Berlin.

Sunday 5/7: Coffee and Politics: Mt. Airy. 10:30 a.m. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore.

Philly Vegan Pop-up Flea Market. 1 p.m.–5 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.

Monday 5/8: CineMondays 2017 Closing Night: Big Sonia. 7:30 p.m. at The Kimmel Center.


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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 →