This Sunday, January 30, the popular LA reading series Tongue and Groove will feature contributors to the new issue of Slake: John Albert, Dana Johnson, Joseph Mattson, Victoria Patterson, Rachel Resnick, Harry Shannon and musical guest Dorian Wood. Hotel Cafe, 1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles. 6 p.m. $6. http://www.tongueandgroovela.com.