Alibi Picks B-List
Personally, I'll be glued to the TV this weekend to see Michael Phelps snag eight gold medals in Beijing. He's going to do it, mark my words. (And then Speedo will give him a million bucks). Go Phelps, go!
S's and G's
Local band Sector 5 teams up with Zagadka, Small Flightless Birds and Nose Whistler tonight for "Vagina Madness," a night of music, caffeine and v-related hygiene products. The all-ages show starts at 7 p.m. at Winnings Coffee (111 Harvard SE) and costs $4.
Big Poetry Night
Team Albuquerque didn't take nationals this year, but Burque slam is still stronger and more energetic then ever. On Tuesday, Aug. 19, slam poets, musicians, authors and fans will gather at One Up for the release party for A Bigger Boat and a boatload of entertainment: Le Chat Lunatique, a "cover" slam, a live DJ, Basement Film screenings, prizes, an open mic and more. Get there by 8 p.m. to ensure you don't miss a thing.
More Big Poetry
MASPoetry slam presents The New Stuff Slam on Wednesday, Aug. 20, at Winning Coffee (111 Harvard SE). If you've got new material to slam, bring it by and sign up at 6:30 p.m. for a slot. The show will start promptly at 7 p.m. It's all ages and donations will be accepted.