Friday, June 5, 2009

The Weekend Has Landed - June 5th

The two marquee events this weekend are the 17th Annual Southern Fried Poetry Jam and the Ride For Clive. Here's the weekend rundown:

*Friday*

Poetry Slam (Preliminary Competitions) - These preliminary poetry competitions will be held simultaneously at 7 and 9 PM and the following three venues:
  • Pinhook - 117 W Main St, Durham, NC
  • Blue Coffee - 202 N Corcoran St, Durham, NC
  • 108 Morris St, Durham, NC (Next to the Durham Arts Council)
Poetry Slam (Erotic Open Mic) - Starts at Midnight @ 108 Morris Street

Poetry Slam (Rainbow Open Mic) - Starts at Midnight @ Pinhook

Durham Bulls vs. Toledo Mud Hens - It's Friday Night Fireworks at the DBAP. The game is scheduled to start at 7:05 PM.

Humble Tripe w/ Birds or Monstors @ BCHQ - Not much info available on this, but might be worth checking out.

Midtown Dickens, Paleface and Holy Ghost Tent Revival @ Local 506 - Durham's own Midtown Dickens will be headlining over in Chapel Hill.

Live Music @ Broad Street Cafe - Karla Davis at 8pm and The Lawn Darts at 10pm

*Saturday*

Ride For Clive - Get up bright and early to get some exercise, meet some bike enthusiasts, and give respects to Clive.

Poetry Slam (Teen Slam) - If you're between the ages of 13 and 19, show off your poetry skills and compete for cash prizes. 10am - 12noon at the Hayti Heritage Center.

Poetry Slam (Preliminary Competitions) - These preliminary poetry competitions will be held simultaneously at 1 and 3 PM and the following three venues:
  • Rigsbee Hall – 208 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, NC
  • Blue Coffee - 202 N Corcoran St, Durham, NC
  • 108 Morris St, Durham, NC (Next to the Durham Arts Council)
Poetry Slam (Finals) - The poetry slam finals will start at 7pm at Duke's Reynolds Theater.

Roller Derby Bout - It's worth the trek out to Raleigh to support your Carolina Rollergirls. It's a double-header, with the Carolina All-Stars taking on the defending champion Gotham Girls, followed by the Carolina Bootleggers taking on the River City Rollergirls.

Live Music @ Pinhook - Nathan Oliver at Midnight, Luego at 11pm and Mike Slaton and the Wheels at 10pm.

Live Music @ Broad Street Cafe - e-s guthrie at 7:30pm, Chelsea Lynn at 8pm and Triple Wide at 10pm.

 
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