MONDAY, JANUARY 16
Muhammad Ali Center
Free | 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Muhammad Ali’s birthday is tomorrow; Martin Luther King Jr.’s was on Sunday. In honor of their birthdays, the Ali Center has free admission today (and will be closed tomorrow), with an all-day blood drive and screenings of “I Have a Dream” every hour.
Joe’s Palm Room
$0-$10 | 4-10 p.m.
The legendary Black-owned venue is celebrating the holiday with a party hosted by Chea K., with tunes from DJ Lex and DJ Empty Beats.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17
Free | 6 p.m. signup starts, 6:30 p.m. tournament starts
Play the classic game Connect 4 to win prizes: $100 for first place, $25 for second, $15 for 3rd.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18
Common Haus Hall
Free | 8 p.m.
Live comedy from Lucious Williams, Bryan Taylor, Grant Volkmar, Casper Eleam, June Dempsey, Uncle Randy and more.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19
Summit Academy (11508 Main St.)
Free | 6:30 p.m.
Didn’t get enough of dodgeball as a kid in gym class? Try it out as an adult and make new friends with this LGBTQ sports club.
Free | 10 p.m.
THE EVENT NAME IS IN ALL CAPS, WHICH IS VERY APPROPRIATE. MOSH YOUR FACE OFF AT THIS LOCAL HARDCORE SHOW.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20
Highview Arts Center
$10 | 8-9:30 p.m.
Extra Crispy Improv, a local comedy troupe (and the Readers’ Choice winners for Best Improv Troupe in 2022), will mark their first show at their new venue.
Planet of the Tapes
$5 | 10 p.m.
Josh Gibson joins the hilarious local improv duo for “two guys in gray blazers giving you the funny business (maybe three, we’re not sure what Josh is wearing).”
$10 | Doors at 7 p.m., music at 8 p.m.
An eclectic night of music (folksy singer-songwriter/psychedelic rock, alt-country and “groovy” rock) from local artists.
$7 | 7-11 p.m.
MORE LOCAL HARDCORE (and some “nu-gaze”). MORE MOSHING. FUCK IT UP, Y’ALL