Nine "young urban men & women" perform poetry in interactive setting, feat. works by 19-year-old musician & writer Ah-Keisha McCants; New York Comedy Club, 241 E. 24th St. (betw. 2nd & 3rd Aves.), 212-696-5233; Sun. at 7, Mon. at 8, $10 & 2 drink min.
HELP BUILD HOUSE OF TRASH
Fundraiser for psychedelic vaudeville performer-songwriter Trav S.D.'s New York International Fringe Festival event, "House Of Trash," at which "no reasonable cash donation will be refused"; Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 212-673-4182; Fri. at 10, $5-reasonable.
French circus performers feat. tightrope artist David Dimitri, part of Lincoln Center Festival 2000; Damrosch Park Tent, 62nd St. (Amsterdam Ave.), 212-875-5928; Weds.-Sat. at 7, $55.
Purple Organ's Pussy Puddle Party
Screamingly horny & fuzz-toned bassist/singer Doug Black (Purple Organ) leads "filthy wetness & spontaneous acts of sex" feat. Jonny McGovern (Dirty Stuff) & Quankmeyer Faergoalzia (Fun Wearing Underwear); Surf Reality, 172 Allen St. (betw. Stanton & Rivington Sts.), 212-673-4182; Sat. at 12, $5 [through 7/29].
SANDRA BERNHARD'S "SONGS I SANG ON THE KIBBUTZ"
Wrecker of Christine McVie's "Songbird" performs "improvisational brand of song, comedy & conversation" at Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette St. (betw. E. 4th St. & Astor Pl.), 212-539-8500; Weds.-Fri., 8:30, $30 [through 7/28].
British percussion performance troupe; Orpheum Theater, 126 2nd Ave. (betw. 7th & 8th Sts.), 212-477-2477; Weds.-Fri. & Tues. at 8, Sat. at 7 & 10:30, Sun. at 7, mat. Sun. at 3, $24.50-$49.50.