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Events Wed Mar 02 2011

RUI @ Sheffield's


Last month their intrepid plans were foiled by the weather, so tonight is the re-boot of the Reading Under the Influence lineup originally scheduled for February. Featured readers are Christine Sneed, Geoff Hyatt, Scott Miles (editor of The Best Underground Fiction: Volume One), and Sean Rohwedder. The reading is a tribute to Ric Hess, the owner of Sheffield's, who passed away on January 17. There will be readings of his original work and trivia questions centered around the people and things Ric loved. Sheffield's, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave., $3 cover, readings begin at 7:30pm.

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