Notable Philadelphia: 8/22–8/28
Tuesday 8/22: Discussion: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. 7 p.m. at Head House Books.
Development Without Displacement Info Session for Artists. Led by Lillian Dunn. 6 p.m. at Ulises.
Wednesday 8/23: Dead Bards Poetry Reading. Featuring R. Saint Claire and Philip Dykhouse. 8 p.m. at Venice Island Performing Arts Recreation Center.
Poetry Is Not a Luxury: Kathleen Bonanno, Slamming Open the Door. 7 p.m. at Big Blue Marble Bookstore.
Thursday 8/24: Savoring Summer Fruits. Featuring cookbook author Marisa McClellan. 6 p.m. at Free Library of Philadelphia Culinary Literacy Center.
SLAY! Philly Trans March 2017 Dance Party and Fundraiser. Featuring DJ Niilo. 9 p.m. at Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, $5.
Friday 8/25: Arabic-English Poetry Reading: Jawdat Fakhreddine. 6 p.m. at Penn Book Center.
Alex Eckman-Lawn and Jason Chen: “Asynchronist” Opening Reception. 5:30 p.m. at Paradigm Gallery + Studio.
Saturday 8/26: ShakesBEER in Pretzel Park: Henry V. Adapted and directed by Sean Connolly. 6 p.m. at Pretzel Park.
LB BBQ: Dogs & Dunks. 5 p.m. at Little Berlin.
Sunday 8/27: Black Girls Gather: Philadelphia (discussion). Led by Kimberly Foster. 3 p.m. at One Art Community Center.
Monday 8/28: New Fiction Book Club discusses The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder. 7 p.m. at Head House Books.
Philly Recommended Reading: Each week we’ll recommend work by a local writer featured in Notable. This week, it’s “Dream House” by Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno (BOAAT Press, March/April 2016 Issue). Enjoy!
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