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Tonight! Join artist Martine Syms as she puts up new show Mundane Afrofuturism. As part of the event, she will discuss her recently published essay, "The Mundane Afrofuturist Manifesto," which explores racial relationships within intergalactic and cyberspacial realms. 6 pm, Free.

Saturday! See what's in store at the latest installment of LiveLit showPaper Machete at the Green Mill. 3 pm, Free.

Saturday! Indulge in some Provencal wines and foods at the Sofitel Chicago Water Tower, as chefs Viktorija Todorovska and Francois Millo present their latest cookbook Provence Food and Wine. 5:30 pm, $20.

Saturday! Stage 773 hosts monthly LiveLit series and potluck, "Here's the Story." Listen up and then chow down with an exciting lineup of readers, including Nico Lang (Rolling Stone), NASA's Andi Nelson, Ranjit Souri (Second City), and J.H. Palmer (That's All She Wrote). 8 pm, $8 OR free with a potluck dish!

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