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January 2018

Vegan Drinks: January

ThuThu
January 18January 18
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Join our friends from the Humane League of Philadelphia for a $4 vegan burgers & half priced draft beers at December’s edition of the monthly Philly Vegan Drinks meet up. Meet with other local vegetarians and vegans in a fun, casual environment & try our delicious vegan menu!  Eat, drink, & enjoy…locally, consciously, and, deliciously.

All are welcome: vegans, vegetarians, veg curious, and their supporters!

50¢ ALL VEGAN pierogi until 10pm!
$5 Abita Purple Haze bottles 6-8pm
$2 Narragansett Lager Tall Boys all day
Half off all drafts 5-7pm

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Tire Fire Presents: Abdurraqib, Sutherland, Grodstein, & Reiss

ThuThu
January 18January 18
7:00 pm11:00 pm

We made it through 2017! Start 2018 on a high note with readings from Hanif Abdurraqib, Kirwyn Sutherland, Lauren Grodstein & Jon Reiss. at January’s Tire Fire!

All donations collected will go to Philadelphia Community Bail Fund, who posts bail for residents of Philadelphia who cannot afford to pay bail.  They work to bring to light the inequities of the use of cash bail in Philadelphia while advocating for the abolition of bail & pretrial detention in our city.

Doors at 7, readings start around 8.

FREE Admission!
50¢ pierogi until 10pm
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

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PBMA Winter Formal

SatSat
January 20January 20
7:00 pm11:30 pm

Here we go again, folks! The annual Winter Formal hosted by the Philadelphia Bicycle Messenger Association. It’s time to dress up and celebrate!!

Live DJ
50/50 raffle
Crowning of the Queen & King

$10 stag // $16 couple
All proceeds at the door go toward the PHL North American Courier Cycling Champions In 2018 ! 

$2 PBR cans
$5 “Bottom Bracket” specialty cocktail (Heaven Hill whiskey, peach schnapps & soda)
Half off drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

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Meet the Deplorables: live performance and book release

SunSun
January 21January 21
7:00 pm10:00 pm

Join Vice/This American Life contributor, Harmon Leon, and NY Times bestselling author Ted Rall – for the release of their new book: Meet the Deplorables: Infiltrating Trump America. – and a special evening of performance.

Legendary infiltration journalist HARMON LEON is at it again, this time teaming up with ferocious political cartoonist TED RALL to answer the question most of America has been asking: “What the hell happened in 2016?” In their new book, Meet the Deplorables: Infiltrating Trump America, Leon goes deep undercover into the heart of Trump America, and Rall—two-time winner of the RFK Journalism Award and a Pulitzer Prize finalist—adds an innovative extra dimension to the book with his own essays and full-color cartoons.

Harmon Leon has made a career out of infiltrating extremist groups in Trump America. Take Harmon’s hand as he leads you on a multimedia journey into his true-life, undercover exploits with such facets of Trump America as:

-Anti- immigration vigilantes on the Mexican border
-The world of Christian conversion therapy
-Abortion protesters outside of Planned Parenthood.

Plus songs!

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The Tipping Point, Vegan discussion with Vance Lehmkuhl

MonMon
January 22January 22
7:00 pm10:00 pm

Starting the new year with a new vegan diet?  Curious about a vegan lifestyle? Been a vegan for ages and want to hear about some new ideas?  Not vegan at all but want to know what it’s all about?? It’s Veganuary!!!

Vance Lehmkuhl, Philly’s own vegan columnist/cartoonist, has a multimedia presentation featuring song, video, cartooning and readings about living vegan. He’ll discuss how more and more people are becoming vegan, the challenges and opportunities of the lifestyle, and how to enjoy eating vegan in Philly.

All of this on our Meatless Monday, when all the veggie & vegan items are half-price when you eat in house!

FREE Admission
Doors at 6, starts at 7pm
Half off drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm
Half off vegetarian & vegan menu items (no take out)

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Funny Gals: Drag Queen comedy troupe January

TueTue
January 23January 23
8:00 pm11:00 pm

A new round of hilarious drag comedy for the New Year!

Join VinChelle, Astala Vista, Sutton Fearce, & BEV as they brave this frigid season to entertain you with uproarious comedy music mash-ups and breathtaking dance routines.  Featuring special guests Aurora Whorealis and Paula Deen White!

FREE Admission!
$2.50 Tecates all day
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm
$1 all beef or veggie bean tacos…until we run out!

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You Can’t Fail: January group art variety show

WedWed
January 24January 24
7:00 pm10:00 pm

Come check out You Can’t Fail, an evening of ALL NEW works including: visual art, photography, theatre, dance, performance art, comedy, story-telling, poetry, prose, sculpture, ballet, film, stand-up, ANY and ALL art will be presented!

PERFORMING ARTISTS
Alex Roberts, Loren McFalls, Bobby Trucksess, Matthew Rugsby
Britny Brooks
Andy Futuro
Christina Rosso
Simone Crew
Rachel O’Hanlon Rodriguez
Harlee Trautman & Mary-Carmen
Nate Holt
Val Dunn
Lora Bloom
Mykal Carter-Jackson
Alex Vogelsong
Tim Lynch
Benjamin Kunkle

VISUAL ARTISTS
Kate Seethaler
Bethanne Frazer
Jean Marie Tomlin
Kelly Kriegshauser
Qori

FREE Admission!
$4 Hamburgers & Vegan Burgers until midnight (try our Burger of the Month!)
$2 Narragansett Lager Tall Boys all day
Half off all drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

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UArts Photography Art Exhibition

FriFri
January 26January 26
7:00 pm10:00 pm

The University of the Arts Photography Class of 2018 presents a night filled with photography, film & fun!

Amazing prints for sale!
Silent auction! (Tickets 5 for $5 or 10 for $8)
Zines, books & MORE!!

Check out the talented work by the senior class, projected throughout the night in the back room, and meet the artists you’ll be fawning over in the not too distant future. 10% of all food and drink sales go towards their upcoming Senior Show!

Featuring the following artists:
Larisa Fox
Hannah Bailey
Shaina Nyman
AJ Adriance
Tony Joyce
Dylan Pearce
AnaMaria Garcia
John Marie
JAMi
Hailey Bruinsma
Liz Waldie
Bridget McKenna
S. Malandra-Myers
Tiana Zurawski
Chloe Inez
Tony DiGiugno

Half off drafts 5-7pm & 10-11pm!

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The 2nd Annual Everything is Awesome Let’s F Cancer Podiversary

SunSun
January 28January 28
1:00 pm7:00 pm

To celebrate TWO years of the podcast Everything is Awesome, come experience SIX live podcasts for FREE!!

Confirmed shows to appear at this one-day festival are: Nerds With Words, Full Belly Laughs, and Everything is Awesome! More shows TBA shortly….

Honoring those who have lost their battles with cancer, the team has partnered with Fuck Cancer to help raise money for their mission of prevention, early detection, & supporting those affected by cancer.

Half off drafts 5-7 & 10-11pm

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Tattooed Momedy: January

TueTue
January 30January 30
8:00 pm10:30 pm

Tattooed Momedy is a free monthly comedy showcase featuring hilarious comedy performers from all over the effing place.

January’s headliner:
Ben Wasserman

Featuring:
Miguel Dalmau
Kattoo King
Benny Feldman
Joe Murdock
Hannah Trav

Hosted By: Michael Kelly & Molly Hanulec

NO COVER!
$1 Tacos!
$2.50 Tecates!

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