Tuesday 8/15: First Person Arts StorySlam: Hairy. 7 p.m. at FringeArts, $10.
Wednesday 8/16: Roxane Gay’s Hunger: A Discussion (Part 1). 7 p.m. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore.
Radical Gotham: Anarchism in New York City (a discussion). Featuring Tom Goyens, author of Beer and Revolution: The German Anarchist Movement in New York City, 1880-1914. 7 p.m. at Wooden Shoe Books and Records.
Friday 8/18: 7 Year Anniversary Weekend (cocktail party). 7 p.m. at The Spiral Bookcase.
Saturday 8/19: Music and Poetry Benefit Evening. Featuring readings by Lora Mathis, Terra Rene, River Mason, and Ari Gutierrez-Sanchez, and live music by The Gray Company, Ganou, and Shannen Moser. 7:30 p.m. at 990 Spring Garden, $5.
Wildseed Open Mic. Featuring Neffratiti Turner and Soledad Alfaro. 6 p.m. at 79 E. Sharpnack, $10.
Sunday 8/20: Palo Santo Book Club, August edition: A Return to Love. 5 p.m. at Palo Santo Wellness Boutique.
Monday 8/21: Storytime with the Free Library of Philadelphia. 11:30 p.m. at The Schmidt’s Commons.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “Evaporation Field” by Sarah Rose Etter, from Nightblock Edition 9. Enjoy!
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