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Bookmarks Fri Mar 15 2013


Tonight! Edward Kelsey Moore reads from his recently released novel The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat at Women and Children First.

Tonight! Quimby's hosts readings from Hair Lit, Vol. 1, a tribute to the rockers and power balladeers of '80s and '90s metal bands.

Saturday! Check out WBEZ's Allison Cuddy's panel discussion with comic artists Jill Thompson, Lyra Hill and Jenny Frison at the Superhero Expo.

Saturday! Hit up The Red Rover Reading Series and enjoy the talented lineup: H. V. Cramond,Tim Jones, Yelvington, Robin Morrissey, and Steven Teref.

Saturday! Enjoy extended Saturday hours in the Poetry Foundation Library.

Saturday! Women and Children First's monthly reading Sappho's Salon will feature Kathie Bergquist's "night of lesbian diversions" features three Sapphic storytellers: Barrie Cole, Sapna Kumar and Laura Stempel.

Sunday! Get to schmoozing with historical Chicago figures at the First Ward Ball from Pocket Guide to Hell.

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