What to do tonight: 11/4

Providence Poetry Slam Youth Grand Slam
8 pm
AS220
$5
For over a year, youth poets from all over the state have been competing for a spot in this poetry slam. The winner earns a place on the Providence National Youth Slam Team. Some are professionals who have been at Brown before, performing in the Junkyard Ghost Revival and Gringo Choir shows. Spoken word poetry slams tend to get very rowdy, and this will be far from an exception.

“One Muslim. One Jew. One Stage.”
7 pm
Salomon 101
free
Rabbi Bob Alper and Muslim Azhra Usman are a comedy duo on a mission: the national, interfaith “Laugh in Peace” tour. Jokes about religion can be controversial, but these comedians of different backgrounds use humor as a uniting rather than polarizing force.

Asian/Asian American History Month Opening Convocation Ft. Lt. Dan Choi
7 pm
MacMillan 117
free
Lt. Dan Choi is an instrumental figure speaking out against the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. The Iraq war veteran and LGBTQ activist will kick off Asian/American History Month.

As usual, there are too many things going on to list here, so click here for more events if the above don’t fit your fancy.

And celebrate National Chicken Lady Day — though we’re at a loss as to how. Do the chicken dance?

If you think this holiday is ridiculous, blame George Bush. It was his idea.

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