Notable Philadelphia: 8/1–8/7


Tuesday 8/1: Oral Presentations (Comedy Show). 8:30 p.m. at Good Good Comedy Theater, $5.

Wednesday 8/2: Summer Coven: Had Me at Blast. Featuring: Alina Pleskova, Amy Saul-Zerby, Nicole Steinberg, Gina Myers, and Elizabeth Scanlon. 8 p.m. at Martha.

Thursday 8/3: Say It with Your Mouth: A Poetry and Spoken Word Event. 7 p.m. at The Tusk.

New Sounds of Philly: Independent Artists Showcase. 7 p.m. at Plays And Players, $25.

Friday 8/4: Art Show: “Body” by Loveis Wise. 6 p.m. at Philadelphia Printworks.

Saturday 8/5: Stephanie Bruneau presents The Benevolent Bee. 11 a.m. at Big Blue Marble.

Ladies First: Stories of Community Activists. 1 p.m. at The New Freedom Theater.

Sunday 8/6: Rooftop Poetry Open Mic. 6 p.m. at 21 South 11th Street, $10. Limited Ticket Availability.

Poetry from Faye Chevalier, Peter Myers, and Jennifer Soong. 7:30 p.m. at Dahlak Paradise.

Monday 8/7: Monday Night Chillathon: Music + Poetry. Featured Poets: Maryan Nagy Captan, Noah Burd, and Meredith Hanlin. 7 p.m. at Kung Fu Necktie.


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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 →