Friends of Chamber Music: Trio Arabica and Tafelmusik
Tuesday, March 5, 6:30 p.m.
South High School
Take an elegant sip of a refined Baroque tradition at the Friends of Chamber Music's Coffeehouse Evening concert, a throwback to an era when customers enjoyed world-class performances along with their caffeine fix. Drawing inspiration from the java-slinging concert halls haunted by eighteenth-century artsy types in places like Leipzig and Damascus, Trio Arabica and members of the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra perform the sounds of centuries past on period-appropriate Arabic and European instruments, accompanied by storytelling interludes from narrator Alon Nashman. The concert also includes a spotlight recital from the South High School Orchestra and, of course, plenty of coffee. Admission is free; find more information on the Friends of Chamber Music events calendar.
Tuesday, March 5, 7 p.m.
Mutiny Information Cafe
Transport yourself beneath the waves and into the surreal realm of scyphozoans with the painterly verse of Varinia A. Rodriguez, who's in top form with her latest collection, The Jellyfish Dream. Punch Drunk Press and South Broadway Ghost Society join forces to celebrate the fruition of Rodriguez's efforts with a release party hosted by Brice Maiurro and featuring live readings from poet Connor Marvin as well as the author herself.
Admission is free, and copies of Rodriguez's book will be available for $15. Visit Mutiny Information Cafe's Facebook events page to learn more.
Uncorked! Two Year Anniversary
Wednesday, March 6, 7:45 p.m.
Infinite Monkey Theorem Urban Winery
The decanting enchantments are ready to drink at the two-year anniversary of the Uncorked! comedy show, which returns to Infinite Monkey Theorem Urban Winery with a goblet full of giggles. Emcee and sommelier Meghan DePonceau celebrates her show-running milestone with an evening of palate-pleasing pairings including Hannah Jones, Ben Duncan, Anthony Crawford and headliner Nancy Norton. There's no cover charge for the performance, so guests should have plenty of money left to explore Infinite Monkey Theorem's tasting menu. Find more details on 5280 Comedy's Facebook events page.