The Poet Laureate of Skid Row, Charles Bukowski, famously wrote: Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people. What a horror show. But surely he wouldnt have found anyone attending the fourth annual Praise Bukowski Night to be boring? In honor of the 14th anniversary of his death, more than a dozen local writersincluding Jennifer Blowdryer (White Trash Debutante), Gary Glazner (How to Make a Living as a Poet), and a special surprise guestread selections from Bukowskis cynical, booze-fueled works. Plus, fans can come with their favorite Bukowski poem and take part in the open-mic session.
Sun., March 9, 10 p.m., 2008