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Tonight! The first installment of Absinthe and Zygote, a rhizomatic reading series featuring four poets, a house party, and a lot of absinthe.

Tonight! Patrick Somerville and Natalie Bakopoulos at Women and Children First.

Saturday! Brian Wood signs The Massive at Challengers Comics + Conversation.

Sunday! Round robin open mic at the Beach Poets series in Rogers Park.

Sunday! Here's the Story presents another night of unscripted, embodied storytelling; practiced under porch-lights and on street corners and by fire-sides, by people who have a truth to tell.

Happy holiday weekend!!

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