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Events Mon Nov 18 2013

Do You Have the Heart of a Lion?

guts.jpgThis Wednesday, November 20, Powell’s Bookstore (2850 N. Lincoln Ave.) hosts a swarm of storytellers, a gaggle of galvanizers, a PRIDE of POETS, in this latest monthly installment of Guts & Glory: Live-Lit for the Lion-Hearted.

This week, escape the rain with hosts Keith Ecker and Samantha Irby, as they are joined by local story-tellers Diana Slickman, Ian Belknap (Who just this weekend closed his solo show, Bring Me the Head of James Franco, So That I May Prepare a Savory Goulash in the Narrow and Misshapen Pot of His Skull), Katie Prout, Jennifer Anne Coffeen, and Jeremy Owens (who you may have seen this weekend hosting live lit show You’re Being Ridiculous, due for a repeat performance on the 23rd).

The line-up’s glorious, the hosts deemed “obsession-worthy,” and perhaps the trophy of James Franco’s head will actually make an appearance (#celebritysighting) (#decapitationnation)! So come on out and see for yourself. Show starts at 7pm, and is BYOB and free!

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