Scout Picks: Take a (Chili) Powder

ChiliTakedownRude food and mellow tunes, after the jump.


Richard Cambridge’s Poetry Theatre
7:30-10pm, $10
Arts at the Armory Cafe, 191 Highland Ave.

Approaching its fourth decade and still going strong, this monthly blend of art, performance somehow manages to get better every year. If you haven’t been yet, now is the best time to start.


Asaf Avidan
8-10pm, $27
Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square

Once called “the love child of Dylan and Joplin,” which is one of the cooler things to call anybody, this Israeli folk rocker will be making his Boston debut right here in Somerville – which, for the record, is our favorite part of Boston.


Chili Takedown 2014
2-4pm, $15
The Center for Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave.

20-30 of Boston Area’s finest home chefs will each offer their take on Satan’s Snack, with you deciding on the calescent champ-peen. Tickets include unlimited samples – less “all you can eat” and more “all that your dare.”