Monday, 6 to 7 p.m.: “Urban, queer, angry, visible!” a Buffalo Infringement Festival poetry reading by Marek Parker. Dreamland, 387 Franklin St.
Friday, 4 to 8 p.m.: “Hip Hop and Hope,” a Buffalo Infringement Festival program of poetry and spoken-word performance featuring Eddie Gomez (5 p.m.), Jayden McClam (5:30 p.m.), Pure Ink Poetry: Slamming Poetry for the Community (6 p.m.), Desiree Kee (6:30 p.m.) and MC Vendetta (7 p.m.). West Side Bazaar, 25 Grant St.
Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.: Buffalo Infringement Festival readings and spoken-word performances featuring “Dreamers, Romans and Prisons” (noon), Eddie Gomez (1 p.m.), Jayden McClam (1:30 p.m.), “Prattletales” (2 p.m.), Table Reading and talk back (2:30 p.m.), Poesy Psalms (3 p.m.), and “Muscle Cars” reading and book signing with fiction writer Stephen G. Eoannou. (5 p.m.). Western New York Book Arts Center, 468 Washington St.