Sasha presents Cook-Out, at Caribbean Palm, 88-100 Spanish Town Road. Menu: fried fish, steamed fish, jerked pork, jerked chicken. Side orders: bammy, festival, potato salad, turn cornmeal, rice and peas, and tossed vegetables. Music by DJ Fresh. Tickets: $1,200 and $1,500.
Ghetto ATI, at Stress Free Lawn, Ward Close. Music by Star One Sound and the Crew. Featuring Fire Biggs, Joe Bling, DJ Oshane, DJ Platinum, and DJ Briggi. Best styled female wins a flat-screen TV.
This and every Friday, NK Deli and Salsa Society of Jamaica present
Pre-Game Fridays, 2-4-1 Happy Hour, at New Kingston Conference Centre (upstairs New Kingston Business Centre). Free salsa classes at 6 p.m. Latin dancing continues until 10 p.m. Music by DJ Drizzy Dre & DJ Chan. Telephone: 754-8714.
This and every Friday, Jackpot Sports Bar presents Come Drink with Me, 42 Giltress Street, Rollington Town, Kingston 2. Every Friday and Saturday, reduced prices on all drinks, lots of giveaways and free tokens to play slots.
Free Flow Promotion, in association with Buggy, Symone and DJ Sipple, presents Free Flow, Part 11, Buggy Famous birthnight bash, at G Spot Nightclub,Seaforth. Featuring Jack Stain, DJ Sipple and Flava,Tony P, Kevin Genius and legacy Sound. Admission: $200.
SAT, Aug 12
Ally, Jody and Kim present Feeva, Soca Vs Dancehall Edition, at Sip and Talk Club, Albion, Yallahs. Music by DJ Fido Fletcher. Admission: $299, ladies free before midnight.
SUN, Aug 13
SenYAcum Edutainment, in association with JCDC and Irie FM, presents Jamaica Poetry Festival, at Louise Bennett Garden Theatre, 36 Hope Road, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Professor Mervyn Morris. Tributes will be paid to Mr Delroy Gordon. Featuring Mutabaruka, Yasus Afari, Asante Amen, Antonia Valarie, Jessica Mbangeni, Dr Clinton Hutton, Ka'Bu Ma'at Kheru, Kimberley Wright, and Kim Gaubault. Tickets: adults $1,000 pre-sold, $1,500 at the gate; children $700 pre-sold, $1,000 at the gate.
SAT, Aug 19
First Class, Red Carpet Edition, at Corner Shop Lawn, Above Rocks. Entertainment by DJ Phenzik and Friends. Free chocolate for the ladies.
THURS, Aug 24
Sex and Potions, Bare as you Dare Edition, at 63 Mountain View Avenue, from 6 p.m. to midnight. Music by No Limit and Pittyless.
SAT, Aug 26
Clean Money Fish Fry and After Party, at Club Yard, Brooks Level Road, Stony Hill. Music by Stainless Sound, Step by Step, Whimpy Hype, Chiney K, and DJ Shawn. Chef: Angel.
FRI, Sept 1
Hummingbird International presents Heart and Soul Gospel Concert, at St Ann's Bay Baptist Church, Market Street, starting at 6 p.m. Admission: $1,000 pre-sold, $1,200 at the door. Backing band: Leviticus Band. Featuring Joan Flemmings, Betty Martin, Unity Singers, T Rizzy, and others.
SAT, Sept 2
Rooftop Loyalty Production, in association with Uptown Music Fraternity, present Back-to-school Treat for the Children, at The Turf, Stand Pipe, starting at 2 p.m.