Physics 101: When you rub two objects together you get friction. If past years are any proof, there'll be a lot of rubbing going on at Flavourset's SCIENCE FRICTION 2001 JUNE 16. The annual futuristic party will feature a fashion show by Wayne Van Nuygen and cuisine for hip foodies by Bluepointe, Spice, Cherry and others. DJ Acosta will be spinning along with DJs Brett Long, Kieran and Brian Dotson and J-Luv. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means St. 9 p.m.-4 a.m. 404-577-3579. www.flavoursetproductions.com/scifriction.
They've performed in a laundromat and an ice cream parlor, and on JUNE 16, "The Morrigan" bring their poetry slam show THE WANDERING UTERUS TOUR to bluemilk's Paradigm Artspace. In conjunction with bluemilk's regular SLAM CITY! poetry series, the all-female performance poetry troupe will be competing for top slam rights. 8:30 p.m. 1123 Spring St. $5 suggested donation. 404-696-5775.
It's been more than a week of drag queens, personal journeys and anarchists appearing on-screen in celebration of cinemania. It's not over. Join the Atlanta Film Festival's CLOSING NIGHT GALA JUNE 16 after the final screening, Takeshi Kitano's Brother. 8 p.m. Woodruff Arts Center Atrium, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-352-4254 or visit www.imagefv.org