2/24: Film, Folk and Fun

Happy Hour: Head to the bar at Jack’s Firehouse in Fairmount for delicious happy hour specials. From 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. have a $3 Yuengling Lager or Miller Lite. If it’s been a long workday and you need something a little stronger, have a $5 cosmopolitan or apple martini. Snack on $5 bar food specials such as pulled pork and chips, mussels with hot sausage or the barbecue sampler. Stay in the area to catch a flick after some much needed drinks. Jack’s Firehouse, 2130 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19130, +21, 4 p.m.

V for Vendetta: See the futuristic comic book tale, "V for Vendetta," tonight at Mugshots CoffeeHouse & Café (across the street from Jack’s on Fairmount Ave.) The film is part of Mugshots’ Film Series, celebrating cinema just about everyday at 7 p.m. Bring a buddy and see the film starring Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving as a duo that sets out to bring justice to the world and take a stand against the government. Plus, if you’re hungry, Mugshots offers plenty of local and organic sandwiches, wraps, soups and salads to go along with the film. Mugshots CoffeeHouse & Café, 2100 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19130, +21, 7 p.m.

Runa & Boris Garcia: Tonight at World Café, see folk groups Runa and Boris Garcia. Runa brings different counties together and their unique sound stems from each region of Ireland, Scotland, Shetland Islands, Canada and the U.S. The trio merges Celtic, folk and classical music to form an interesting and vibrant sound that rocks any venue. They are joined by bluegrass jam band, Boris Garcia, as special guest performers. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $13, 8 p.m.


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