A hirsute competition
Things will get a bit hairy this weekend at Cosmic Charlie's with Beards, Bourbon, Bands & Burlesque. The event will include a beard competition, live music and burlesque with a portion of proceeds going to GreenHouse17, an advocacy group for survivors of intimate partner abuse.
Sign up for the competition on Friday and listen to live music. Cover is $5. On Saturday, participants will go head to head in categories including "Goatee," "Chops," "Dreaded and Braided," and "Freestyle." Cover on Saturday is $20. The show starts at 8 p.m. both nights.
For more info go to Cosmic-charlies.com or check it out on Facebook at On.fb.me/1Lf3OoM.
'Genius of Marian'
The 2015 One World Film Festival opens with a free screening of the documentary The Genius of Marian, 2 p.m. Sunday, at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital's Pavilion A, at 1000 South Limestone. Following the movie, about the filmmaker's mother in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, UK HealthCare will host a reception. The festival continues with free screenings at 7 p.m. Thursdays, and 10 a.m. Saturdays through March 7 at the Kentucky Theatre, 214 East Main Street. For a list of films and more info go to Lexfilm.org.Festival at the green lantern
The Brave Captain Winter Festival, 7 p.m. Friday at The Green Lantern, 497 West Third Street, features musicians with links to the Brave Captain label. Performers include Globsters, The Wandering Lake and The Hecks. Cover is $7. For a complete list of bands check out the The Green Lantern Bar on Facebook.