MONDAYAnime Super Feast Kaiju Free | 7 p.m. Dont spend your Monday pacing around the house and anxious about the coming election. Spend your Monday at Kaiju, where there will be Japanese street food and anime shows about food. The feast begins at 7 p.m., followed by three episodes a piece of Toriko and Bento.
Brew Guru Yoga Flat12 Bierwerks $5 suggested donation | Times vary Or you can get your pre-election jitters out at Flat12 Bierwerks with a combination of relaxing yoga, riverside views and $1-off pints. Just bring a mat and maybe some friends, and enjoy some peace of mind.
TUESDAYVOTE! Your Polling Place Free | 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Its simple click the link above to find your polling station, show up there Tuesday with an accepted form of ID and vote for (or write in) whoever the hell you want. But on a serious note, this is a right countless people have died for. At the very least you can get off your ass and vote.
Election Night Parties Hilltop Tavern and Louiss The Ton Free | 4 p.m. Tuesday night is going to emotional, so LEO found parties for you to enjoy. A few honorable citizens are Seeking a Friend for the End of the World at Hilltop Tavern, while Louiss The Ton will pass out free popcorn and Industrial Tuesday specials. Expect both places to have live election coverage on the TVs, and plenty of jeers and cheers from the masses.
KMAC Poetry Slam KMAC Museum Free | 7 p.m. Or, if you express your anxiety creatively, join KMAC for a special poetry slam. Its free to attend (and to enjoy the intermission performance by Shaina Day), but its $7 to get on stage and speak your mind. And as KMAC says on its website, remember that the point is not the points, the point is the poetry!
Stoop Kids, Tsunami Samurai Zanzabar $5-$7 | 8 p.m. While everyone else is freaking out, psychedelic rock / hip-hop band Stood Kids will be jamming out with instrumental surf band Tsunami Samurai. So come get lost in the music, and deal with the real world later (or never if you want).
WEDNESDAYPianist Lara Downes IU Southeast Ogle Center Free | 7 p.m. For those ready to come down off that election-night mania, the IU Southeast Ogle Center is hosting a show with pianist Lara Downes. Downes' performances bridge musical genres and traditions and explore the elusive but essential American dream, with works by composers Duke Ellington, Leonard Bernstein and others.
Hot Mess Wednesdays Open Stage for 8 Play Louisville Free til 10 p.m. | 8 p.m. If you dressed up in drag for the first time this Halloween, and are dying to do it again, this is your chance. Play Louisville, the capital of Louisvilles drag scene, is hosting an open-stage night for eight people only. Just show up in drag, sign up (at 8 p.m. sharp), and have fun with it, even if you do not make it on stage.