To Do Tonight 5/7
Out Loud: Slam Poetry, 7 p.m.
Joanne Gordon and her “punk-ass posse” of slam poets use words like jazz notes, creating a cacophony of sound and meaning, and, as Gordon puts it, “squirting adrenalin at the walls.” Price $12-$15
Cal State Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach CA 90840
Two Idiots Peddling Poetry, 7:30 p.m.
Ben Trigg and Steve Ramirez bring a little poetic culture to Orange County. Price: $2
The Ugly Mug
261 N. Glassell St. Orange CA 92866
Orange County Poetry Festival, All Day
Sponsored by the Orange County Association of Poetry Hosts and Tebot Bach, go to www.poetix.net for a complete list of all events and schedules.
Golden West College
15744 Golden West St. Huntington Beach CA 92647
Figuratively Speaking, 8 p.m.
eaturing mixed media art by Marge Chapman.
384-A North Coast Hwy. Laguna Beach CA 92651
Karaoke At The Prospector, 8 p.m.
Cheap beer makes everything sound poetic.
2400 E. Seventh St. Long Beach CA 90804