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FRIDAY! Long running literary and music showcase Shame That Tune holds its final show at the Hideout.

FRIDAY! Bad Grammar Theater, held on the third Friday each month, is today at Powell's Bookstore in Greektown.

SATURDAY! Self publisher and ex-Chicagoan Al Burian celebrates the 20th anniversary of his zine Burn Collector with a reading at Quimbys Bookstore.

SATURDAY! Lit series You're Being Ridiculous is back at Mary's Attic with the month's theme being Rites of Passage.

SUNDAY! Indie publisher Back2Print releases their latest chapbook Sins in Good Taste by Dana Jerman with a reading and cake at Uncharted Books.

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