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Friday, March 31

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Friday! Loose Chicks reading series comes to Uncharted Books.

Friday! Chicago Alternative Comics Expo partners with their host for a some live comics readings at Chicago Publishers Resource Center.

Friday! Shame That Tune is back at the Hideout Inn.

Saturday! Curbside Splendor book release for Chris Bower's book Little Boy Needs Ride at the Whistler (includes a shadow puppet show of a story from the book!).

Saturday! The 2nd Story holds a pop-up reading at Pub 626 in Roger's Park.

Sunday! Reading series That's All She Wrote at Great Lakes Tattoo.

Sunday! Reading series It's All True records a live podcast at A Red Orchid Theater.

Sunday! Local artist Tony Fitzpatrick holds a book release for his work Dime Stories on Curbside Splendor at Fitzgerald's in Berwyn.

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