Laura Izibor: Newcomer Laura Izibor is here in our 10! Show studio at 11 a.m. today. Be sure to catch the R&B singer performing tonight at World Café Live as well. With debut singles “My Heart to Yours” and “Don’t Stay,” Izibor has blown up the charts and has received a lot of recognition for her vocals. She's recently been named VH1’s You Oughta Know artist, Rolling Stone’s Artist to Watch and Vibe’s Next Artist. Izibor has been compared to Alicia Keys and Lauryn Hill. Hear her tonight for only $25. World Café Live, 3025 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, $25, 7:30 p.m.
Tim Slagle: Stand-up comedian, writer, editor and political pundit Tim Slagle will be at Helium tonight. Always the edgy comedian, expect to hear Slagle’s opinion on just about everything. Slagle has been featured in Michael Moore’s documentary, Michael Moore Hates America, various interviews on XM and Sirius Radio as well contributor in content for the Liberty Magazine. Helium Comedy Club, 2031 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19103, +21, $10, 8 p.m.
Happy Hour: If you’re in the mood for some latin heat head to Xochitl. The Mexican restaurant, lounge and tequila bar offers some delicious happy hour specials Monday through Friday that include half-price margaritas, $2 beers and $6 Guero Special (a shot of Sauza Blanco and a can of Tecate.) With a high-end twist to traditional Mexican dishes, Xochitl serves up the best in tamales, ceviche, guacamole, enchiladas and more. Plus, Xochitl is participating in Restaurant Week all this week. Xochitl, 408 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19147, +21, Free, 5 p.m.