Open mic poetry party featuring an Amiri Bakara bandmate

Ngoma is a performance poet and former member of Amiri Baraka's "The Spirit House Movers and Players." He was National Poetry Slam winner back in 1997, and he's visiting Philly to host this edition of Pecola Breedlove & The Freedom Party, a weekly celebration of the local black community.

Where: APoetArtGallery at 4032 W. Girard Ave. 19104

When: August 29, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

How much: $5 admission


Celebrate awesome Philadelphians at The Billies

Billy Penn’s annual awards show and fundraiser is set for June 16 via Zoom. Live hosts, a DJ, local entertainment and the MVP, Ya Fav Trashman. You’re invited — join the celebration!