This Week's Arts/Lit: Figurative Drawing, women-only Slam, Steve Martin book, Black Market charity

“Asthma” by Tamara Zibners
The green floor will definitely match the couch.
“Asthma” by Tamara Zibners

Culture Shock:Black Market charity for homeless youth (Saturday, Dec. 18), new source for digi-lit and young writers' resource "," Sedaris play double feature (through Sunday), women-only poetry slam (Friday, Dec. 17).

Gallery Review: Figurative drawing at The Normal Gallery—The Normal Gallery is anything but average in an exhibition of of four arresting figures.

Book Review: Steve Martin is funny even when he’s kind of serious