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Book Club Fri Oct 11 2013


Tonight! Welcome to Pleasure Town: A Story-Based Performance at Stage 773.

Saturday! Curbside Splendor celebrates an evening of fall book releases with Samantha Irby (Meaty), Chris L. Terry (Zero Fade), and Daniela Olszewska (Citizen J) at The Book Cellar.

Saturday! Comic artist Andrew Pepoy signs copies of his work at Challengers Comics.

Saturday! Kevin Coval speaks some words from Schtick: These Are Poems, People at Seminary Co-op Bookstore.

Saturday! Myopic Poetry Series at Myopic Books.

Saturday! 12 Weeks of Quimbus: A Christmas Story at Quimby's.

Sunday! Scholar and author Dr. Richard Benson II discusses his new book Fighting for Our Place in the Sun: Malcolm X and the Radicalization of the Black Student Movement 1960-1973 at Woodson Regional Library.

Sunday! "Wait... WHAT?!?" An Open Mic, Storytelling and Live Music Benefit at McCormick Boys and Girls Club.

Sunday! 2nd Story presents Cut and Run: Stories of Escape at Webster's Wine Bar.

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