Just because a poets dead, doesnt mean her rhymes are, especially not at todays Dead Poets Slam. Each volunteer reader will perform two poems from a dead poet, performing with as much passion and drama as possible. The audience will rate each performance, and the most slammin reader gets a prize. (Not to mention bragging rights.) 8 p.m. Taft Street Coffee House, 2115 Taft. For information, call 713-522-3533 or visit www.taftstreetcoffee.org. Free.
Tue., Dec. 30, 8 p.m., 2008