Thin Air Poetry Slam, Cedars Lounge, 3125 Sinton Rd. Free. Open to the public, all ages welcome. Every Tuesday, doors open at 7 p.m., slam begins at 7:30 p.m. sharp. Call 573-6820 or visit www.thinairpoetryslam.com for more.
Forrest Koch Reading, Club Q, 3430 N. Academy Blvd. Gay poet Koch hosts open mic poetry reading. Sun., March 27, 4-9 p.m. Call 200-4453 or visit
www.clubqonline.com for more.
PPCC Open Mic Night, Downtown Studio campus, student commons, 100 W. Pikes Peak Ave. Free, open to the public. Poetry, spoken word and freestyle. Fri., April 1, 7-9 p.m. and Fri., May 6, 7-9 p.m. Call 540-7617 for more.
Patricia Verdugo Aguirre Talk, CC's Worner Center, Gaylord Hall, 902 N. Cascade Ave. Author of Chile, Pinochet, and the Caravan of Death speaks on Human Rights in Chile: A Theme of Yesterday and Tomorrow. Mon., April 4, 7:30 p.m. Call 389-6607 for more.
Saul Williams, Jack Quinn's 21 S. Tejon St. $5. Award-winning poet, actor, musician Williams performs on Wed., April 13, 7 p.m. Call 262-3532 for more.