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Bookmarks Fri Sep 05 2014


Tonight! Author Rachel Wilson celebrates the release of her debut YA novel, Don't Touch at The Book Cellar with a reading and signing at 7 pm.

Tonight! Women & Children first hosts author Rachel DeWoskin in a reading of her new novel, Blind, 7:30 pm.

Saturday! Try your hand at spoken word with performer Gregory Geffrard by signing up for a workshop at Stage773, 4 pm.

Saturday! Enjoy a live taping of the podcast Booked! at Logan Square's City Lit Books. This round of readings will feature Richard Thomas, Jac Jemc, Ben Tanzer, and Brandon Tietz.

Saturday! It's the opening night of the new season of Chicago's Beast Women, an all-female performance variety revue at The Den Theatre, 10:30 pm.

Sunday! Chicago Opera Theater examines the Bard with a seminar on MacBath at the Gene Siskel Film Center. The discussion will explore MacBeth interpretations of film and stage, including the upcoming operatic performance, 12 pm.

Sunday! Don't miss the monthly live lit potluck Here, Chicago. Bring a dish for all to dine on and your entry is free! 7:30 pm.

Sunday! Check out the September installment of Truth or Lie, featuring Alicia Swiz and Sarah Terez Rosenblum, at Firecat Projects, 7:30 pm.

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