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Events Tue Oct 12 2010

Poetry Day @ Cindy Pritzker Auditorium

Started by Robert Frost, the Poetry Day reading series has been around for 56 years. This year, spend your Poetry Day with poet Frank Bidart this Thursday, October 14, at the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium in Harold Washington Library Center (400 S. State St.) starting at 6pm -- for free!

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