READINGS WITH FOOTNOTES: Jonathan Raban is going to read about an encounter with England’s gloomy genius Philip Larkin. Matt Briggs is going to read a very short story involving a peach and an earwig. John Olson is going to read a prose poem that seems to boil insanely from within. Between readings by these past Stranger literary Geniuses [and now presumably washed up], various Stranger editors will present footnotes—alluring images, true histories, sidelong connections, and obitutaries. By the way, the Henry’s exhibition Take the Cake is up for two more weeks. Henry Art Gallery, 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280. 7 pm, free.) — Christopher Frizzelle, Stranger Suggests.