This Week at the Cactus Cafe

Monday, August 28th – Open Mic Night – 8:00pm [FREE – 7:30pm Sign Up]

Return of the Open Mic Night hosted by Kacy Crowley!

Tuesday, August 29th – Views & Brews: “The Performance of Prayer” @ 6:00pm [FREE]

Join KUT’s Rebecca McInroy along with playwright and novelist Kirk Lynn and Rabbi Neil Blumofe, to talk about the role of prayer today, and what the idea and act of prayer teach us about how we understand our world, one another, and ourselves. Views and Brews is free and open to the public, but donations are always welcome. Doors at 5:30pm.

Thursday, August 31st – Pulkingham Layne @ 8:00pm [$15]

PulkinghamLayne is the nylon string acoustic instrumental guitar project of Darin Layne and David Pulkingham. Both artists are top-notch performers, whose careers have placed them on stages around the world with luminaries ranging from Moby to Bruce Springsteen. Their second album, “Stringology” (August 2017), is in turns giddy, with playfulness and heartbreaking in sweet sadness. The 11 tracks on “Stringology” traverse styles from Brazilian Choro to Jazz to Classical, with nods to Flamenco and Klezmer music. PulkinghamLayne is a heartfelt expression of joy in music and camaraderie from two world-class players who have every intention of moving the listener.

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