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Bookmarks Fri Nov 15 2013


Tonight! Naked Girls Reading presents the 4th annual Literary Honors award for emerging writers at Everleigh Social Club, 7 pm.

Saturday! Patrick Butler speaks about his new book, The Hidden History of Uptown and Edgewater, at the Edgewater Public Library, 11am. Co-sponsored by the Edgewater Historical Society.

Saturday! Tamale Hut Cafe in Riverside welcomes Matt Bieniek to read from his work, The Sleep Detectives, 7pm.

Saturday and Sunday! Reading and workshop featuring Jacob M. Appel, author of The Biology of Luck. (Times vary)

Saturday! Storytelling event You're Being Ridiculous at Mary's Attic, 7:30pm. This month's theme is "heroes."

Saturday! Live performative comic reading series Brain Frame returns for its fifteenth installment of mind-bending visual story. This month's performance promises "song, puppetry, animations and animatics," among other antics, all live at Constellation. Doors open at 8 pm, show at 8:30 pm. Tickets are $8, 21 and over.

Saturday! Dr. Quentin Young discusses social justice and a single-payer system at Powell's, 12pm.

Saturday! The Poetry Foundation presents Sijo Poetry with David McCAnn, 3pm.

Sunday! J. Victor Tomaszek, author of The Tatra Eagle, to read at the Polonia Book Store, 2pm.

Sunday! Graphic artist Ezra Claytan Daniels' illustrated work Black Violet will be performed at Constellation along with chamber music accompaniment from Fifth House Ensemble, 8:30pm.

Sunday! Don De Grazia, Tyler Mills, Catherine Theis, and Tony Trigilio read as part of Black Rock Pub's Sunday Salon, 7pm.

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