Held at Apache Café every week, MIC CLUB is a gathering for the city's close-knit hip-hop community. The talented MC and beatboxer Dres tha Beatnik hosts the event, featuring DJ Edward Scissorhands and DJ Razah on the turntables, a headlining performer and, most importantly, an open-mic contest where fledging rhymers battle each other in head-to-head competition. The Tues., JUNE 12, special guest is Chaundon, a Bronx prospect who's down with North Carolina hip-hop camp Justus League. $10. 10 p.m. 64 Third St. 404-876-5436. www.apachecafe.info.