In the 1920s, actress Louise Brooks left Hollywood to find greater success in the German film industry. Perhaps her best work—the 1929 silent film Pandora’s Box—is the feature film at this month’s Silent Sundays screening. Watch Brooks play a young woman whose raw sexuality leads her to ruin, and enjoy a live piano score by William O’Meara.
This month, Shab-e She’r Poetry Night has lined up two talented guests to commemorate its fourteenth installment. Lucile Barker, a poet, activist, and writer, will share the stage with Will of Peace, a journalist and spoken word artist. If you’re feeling brave enough, sign up for the open mic portion of the evening and share your works of poetry, writing, or music.
Let’s forget about all things political for a moment, and just enjoy the music that got Neil Young to where he is today. On This Harvest Moon is an evening of local artists covering songs from the Canadian icon’s robust catalogue. Andrew Ivens, Amy Moodie, and Carry Quigley will lead the performances, along with Tara Litvack (keys), Robin Claxton (drums), Jeff Deegan (bass), and Pat Power (guitar).