Free Fun Shit: Feb 2-9: "Some Like It Hot Chili Cook-Off," homemade instrument art exhibit/reception, talk with 'Mad Men' director, must-read lit, Hip-Hop v Dupstep showdown + more

The 4th Annual "Some Like It Hot" Chili Cook-Off hits Harvard Square on Saturday

Process Objects and Instrumentation | Reception for Jason Sanford's (Neptune guitarist) new exhibit featuring homemade instruments (he'll play the instruments at the closing reception in late February, date TBA). It opens at Aviary Gallery on Thursday, February 2 with a reception from 6-9 pm |

Adam Johnson | Reading from his critically acclaimed new novel The Orphan Master's Son at Porter Square Books on Thursday, February 2 @ 7 pm |

Jamie Lynn Hart | Indie pop at the Middle East Corner on Thursday, February 2 @ 10 pm |

"An Evening with Jennifer Getzinger" | Phoenix film critic Geral Peary hosts this Cinematheque event with the director of, among other projects, "The Suitcase" episode of Mad Men, which screens before the talk in Room 101 of the BU College of Communication on Friday, February 3 @ 7 pm |

"4th Annual Some Like It Hot Chili Cook-Off" | You know the drill...local eateries square off in a chili cook-off to determine who's got the best chili in the ‘hood. Try them all and then cast your vote. Participating restaurants include Crema Café, Fire + Ice, Grafton Street, Grendel's, Russell House, and more. That's at Harvard Square (in front of Bob Slate's), Cambridge on Saturday, February 4 from 1-3 pm |

"Chinese New Year Celebration" | Traditional acrobatics, drumming, music, dance and more performed by the Chinese Folk Art Workshop in celebration of the new year at the Villa Victoria Center for the Arts on Saturday, February 4 @ 3 pm |

"Mother Superior's Midnight Mass" | Kick off the work week right with a Sunday night dance party with Mother Superior, Heavy Krishna, and Spenser Gralla at ZuZu on Sunday, February 5 @ 10 pm |

"In Conversation with Christopher Ricks: Samuel Beckett- Going to Confessions" | Part one of the series featuring Beckett's  "A Piece for Television- Eh Joe" at the Richard Roosevelt Room in the Mugar Library at BU on Tuesday, February 7 @ 7 pm |

"Hip Hop vs Dubstep: Resurrection" | DJ Detonate, Dinoblunt, Mung Bandit, and a guest DJ set by Digital Monk Sound System set it off in a hip-hop/dubstep showdown at Good Life on Wednesday, February 8 @ 9:30 pm |

Dan Chaon | He reads from his eerie new collection of short stories Stay Awake at the Brookline Booksmith on Wednesday, February 8 @ 7 pm |

Documentary film screening | Screening of new doc Acting Together on the World Stage, a film about artists, community leaders, and others who are working to bridge and support different communities through art. A reception with refreshments, in the gallery, proceeds the screening at Medicine Wheel Productions on Thursday, February 9 @ 6:30 pm |

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