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Tonight! First Friday gallery reception for The Chicago 77 exhibition at Poetry Foundation.

Tonight! A Celebration of Asian American Writers in Chicago at Open Books with readers Nami Mun, Vu Tran, and Wallin Wong.

Tonight! Montreal artist Walter Scott reads from his comics collection Wendy at Editions Kavi Gupta.

Saturday! Chicago Independent Bookstore Day hits stores across Chicago from Andersonville to Hyde Park with events, readings and more.

Saturday! Free Comic Book Day strikes again, with events, signings and free selected comics at participating Chicagoland comic book retailers.

Sunday! Storytelling series Here, Chicago is back at Stage 773.

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