Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery bet Bleecker & Houston. Check www.bowerypoetry.com for a schedule of upcoming events, including poetry, literature readings, music and theater. UPCOMING EVENT, SEGUE READING SERIES, Saturdays thru May 26, 4-6pm. $6, goes to support the readers.
Comix, 353 W. 14th St., www.comixny.com, 212-524-2500: Visit the website for up to date information on upcoming shows featuring headline comedians and established New York-area comics, alternative comedy, improv and sketch comedy as well as music and variety acts. Full dinner menu available. Cover plus minimum purchase required for most shows.
In The Flesh Erotic Reading, Erotic Writers and Editors from around the globe come together for hot stories from across the sexual spectrum. Free candy and cupcakes will be served. Wed., March 21 at 8pm. HAPPY ENDINGS, 302 Broome Street. Free. http://www.inthefleshreadingseries.blogspot.com.
Pink Pony West Poetry Reading Series, Call for more information on upcoming readings. Takes place on Fridays at 6pm. THE CORNELIA STREET CAFE, 29 Cornelia St., bet Bleecker & W. 4th Sts. $6, includes one free drink. 212-989-9319.
Poetry Project Events, THE POETRY PROJECT, 131 E. 10th St. 212-674-0910. Check the website for upcoming events. www.poetryproject.com.
Slide Slams, An opportunity for artists of Asian and Asian-American descent, as well as those who have been influenced by Asia, to submit work for a chance to present and talk about it. Also meet and network with other artists, critics and curators. To participate, send 4-6 images of your work, your artist statement, an abreviated artist statement and if you would prefer to present on Tues., May 15 or 22. Apply by mail or email by April 26. AsamArtsCt@aol.com. Asian American Arts Centre, 26 Bowery, 3rd floor, NY, NY 10013. Attn: Vikki/Slide Slams.
Spring Poetry Series, A series of poetry readings. Fri., March 23 & April 27 at 6:15pm. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, 53 Washington Square South. Free. Photo ID required. 212-998-3650. www.nyu.edu/kjc.