Notable Philadelphia: 8/29–9/4
Tuesday 8/29: Pecola Breedlove & The Freedom Party, featuring Ngoma Hill. 7 p.m. at APoetArtGallery, $5.
Wednesday 8/30: Excuse My Dust: August Edition. Featuring Joey Sweeney, Mel Bentley, Andy Futuro, and Annie Paradis. Hosted by Jaime Fountaine. 7 p.m. at Good Good Comedy Theatre, $5.
Labor Poetry with Ryan Eckes, Melissa DeGezelle, and Sean Lynch. 7 p.m. at Fergie’s Pub.
Thursday 8/31: Guerrillas of Desire book launch with Kevin Van Meter. 7 p.m. at Wooden Shoe Books and Records.
Mono/Poly feat. Max Swan, Aime, The Bul Bey, and DJ Royale. 8 p.m. at Milkboy, $8-10.
Friday 9/1: First Friday: BLUR Street Art + Poetry. 6:30 p.m. at lululemon Fishtown.
The Slam with guest poet Annaliese Downey. Hosted by Annie Paradis. 8:30 at Good Good Comedy Theatre, $10.
Saturday 9/2: House and Home: A Writing Workshop. Hosted by Maryan Nagy Captan. 1:30 p.m. at Crane Arts.
Sunday 9/3: Beer and Honey: A Night of Poetry. Featuring Black Boy Fly, Empty Set Press, Jasmine Combs, Kai Davis, Miriam Harris, Mai Schwartz, and Kirwyn Sutherland. Hosted by Apiary Magazine. 5 p.m. at Pentridge Station.
Monday 9/4: Philadelphia Psychotronic Film Society: September Meeting #1. 7:30 p.m. at PhilaMOCA.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “The Soul of Michael Brown” by Kirwyn Sutherland (The Blueshift Journal, Issue VII). Enjoy!
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