What to do tonight: 3/19

NASHAA 2010
7 p.m. Salomon 101, $7

The South Asian Students Association presents its Annual Culture Show tonight. The evening’s program includes music, dance and comedy from the varied and rich cultures of South Asia, followed by an after party at Buxton International House at 10 p.m., free with a Brown ID card or ticket.

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National Slam Poetry Team Performance
8 p.m. MacMillan 117, $2

Five members of Brown’s spoken word poetry group Word! are competing in a national competition for college poets in Boston next month. Just for all of you who want to see it without paying train fare, the team — Phil Kaye, Jamila Woods, Laura Brown-Lavoie, Kai Huang and Tim Natividad — will present their lineup for nationals here at Brown. These poets each have a unique style and have worked really hard to reach this point. Come early enough to get a seat and prepared to snap your fingers!

IMPROVidence’s 30 Hours of Improv
6 p.m.-2 a.m. Wilson 102 (and continuing tomorrow), $1

If you miss this performance, IMPROVidence will continue the show tomorrow (well, tonight?) from 2 a.m.-7 p.m. in MacMillan 117, moving to Wilson 102 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. So if you really wanted to, you could watch improvisational comedy for a day straight, until your brain becomes so tired and oxygen-deprived from laughing that everything and everyone sounds funny to you.

Brownbrokers Mini-musical Festival
7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Production Workshop Downspace, free

The first 85-minute showcase of your peers’ writing, staging and acting features the eclectic combination of “Paid Programming: An Infomercial Love Story,” “The Spider Musical” and “Fat Camp,” starting at 7 p.m. For the second set, “Charlie Bit My Finger: The Musical” sounds like a promising title, and will be followed by three other student-written musicals: “Unraveling,” “The Elevator Musical” and “In Theory.” These same shows will be presented in reverse order at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. again tomorrow night.

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