Notable Philadelphia: 5/9–5/15


Tuesday 5/9: You Can’t Kill a Poet: Three Year Anniversary Compilation. Featuring: Berry Grass, Emma Sanders, Jessica Levine, Gabriel Ojeda-Sague, Lauren Yates, Alina Pleskova, Zach Blackwood, and Julia Perch. 8 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.

Sundrunk: Show & Tell. Featuring: Angelo Colavita, Lindo Yes!, and Jo Vito Ramirez. 7 p.m. at Crime and Punishment Brewing.

Chinese Lantern Festival. 6 p.m. at Franklin Square, $17.

Wednesday 5/10: Felix Burrichter and Esther da Costa Meyer in conversation. 6:30 p.m. at Institute of Contemporary Art.

Thursday 5/11: Dear Friend, King Kong and the Bleeding Hearts, lliterate Light (VA), and John Bickel. 7:30 p.m. at P H Â R M Â C Y, $8.

RNB & Poetry Night. 8 p.m. at Warmdaddy’s.

Friday 5/12: August Kleinzahler reads from his two new collections, Before Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog and Sallies, Romps, Portraits, and Send-Offs. 7:30 p.m. at Brickbat Books.

Bloodmilk and Friends Night Market. 7 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.

Saturday 5/13: Sheer Mag, Weed, Bugg, and Marge. 7:30 p.m. at First Unitarian, $10.

Art Star Craft Bazaar. 11 a.m. at Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing.

Sunday 5/14: PotterCon. 2 p.m.–8 p.m. at 334 South Street, $16.

Monday 5/15: The Jesus And Mary Chain and The Cobbs. 7:30 p.m. at Union Transfer.


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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 →