Notable Philadelphia: 8/8–8/14
Tuesday 8/8: West Philadelphia Orchestra Dance Party with special guest Falsa. 9 p.m. at Franky Bradley’s, $10.
Hello Shark // Big Eater // Slow Ref // Spring Onion // Most Selfless Cheerleader. 7 p.m. at The Pharmacy.
Wednesday 8/9: Funeral Party/Book Release/Fundraiser: Philly. Featuring Rex Renee Leonowicz, Oki Sogumi, and Amy Saul-Zerby. 7 p.m. at Tattooed Mom.
Waterfront Sessions: Ceramic Animal with Satellite Hearts . 6:30 p.m. at Spruce Street Harbor Park.
Thursday 8/10: Jennifer Baker: Northern Liberties Artist Reception. 6 p.m. at Crane Arts.
“Interposition,” an art show. Featuring Carlo Ferraris, Will Haughery, and Kris Harzinski, Yue Nakayama, Maya Yu Zhang, and Zornitsa Stoyanova. 6 p.m. at Icebox Project Space.
Feminist Karaoke Night for Charity. Featuring DJ Sara Sherr. 9 p.m. at Win Win Coffee Bar. 21+, $5 suggested donation.
Friday 8/11: Ursula // French Vanilla (LA) // Dark Web // Lizdelise. 7:30 p.m. at PhilaMOCA, $10.
SORTED: Indie Dance Party. 10 p.m. at The Dolphin Tavern.
Saturday 8/12: Rare Vibes Fest (Day Party, BBQ, and After Party). Day party featuring Masie Blu, Q Three, Village of the Smoke, HPN Hallie, Jermie Falcone, Vikkixo, Biviens, and DJ Brotha Taj. After party featuring Fonte Cruise, Joey Stix Experiment Band, Global Village Jam Session, Drew Mills, Dabs & Bacon, Sage Laszlo, and DJ King Spy. 2 p.m. at The Fire, $5.
See-Through Closing Reception. Featuring Michael Barker, Tim McFarlane, and Mark Basco. 6 p.m. at James Oliver Gallery.
Threading Body into World: A Poetry Reading. Featuring: Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Raquel Salas Rivera, and Cynthia Dewi Oka. 6:30 p.m. at Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.
Sunday 8/13: Free Screen Printing Workshop. 3 p.m. at Warehouse on Watts.
Philly Healing Garden Party. Featuring M.O.M. Music Drum & Sekere Ensemble, dance theater from Ujima, and a spoken word performance by Heru. 11 a.m. at One Art Community Center, $10.
Monday 8/14: Painted Bride Quarterly Poetry Reading. Featuring Cheryl Boyce-Taylor, Ellen Hagan, Dilruba Ahmed, and Cynthia Dewi Oka. 7:30 p.m. at Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant.
Poems Night 17. Featuring Terra Rene, Cris Meadows, Alli Defeo, and Tyler Antoine. 7 p.m. at Little Berlin.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s Devouring the Light, 1968 by Cheryl Boyce-Taylor (Poetry, June 2017). Enjoy!
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