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Events Mon Feb 17 2014

Two for Wednesday: Lit Events You've Gotta Check Out

This Wednesday, Feb. 19, Chicago's lit scene is blowing up with two hot events. Calm down, contain yourself, and read on to find out more. Then, get pumped and get out to them!

Not for the faint of heart, the live lit series Guts and Glory is back at their new home, Schuba's Tavern, 3159 N. Southport at 7pm. Hosts Samantha Irby and Keith Eckert welcome the talented line up of Ozzie Totten, Cara Brigandi, Monte LaMonte and Katy Maher. It's totally free so there's no excuse not to be there.

If that wasn't enough, the Guild Literary Complex welcomes the monthly bilingual poetry reading Palabra Pura at the oldest Puerto Rican restaurant in Chicago, La Bruquena, 2726 W. Division St. in Humboldt Park. Curator and host Teresa Vázquez touches upon the night's theme, "Greater Than The Sum Of Parts", with writers Lucrecia Guerrero, Emmanuel Ortiz, Elizabeth Marino and Paul Martínez-Pompa. The readings begin at 7:30pm and are also free. Get there early to grab some dinner and settle in for some great readings.

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