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Tuesday, February 19

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Aleksandar Hemon & Jonathan Lethem @ Abbey Pub

Aleksandar Hemon, author of GB Book Club pick Nowhere Man, and Jonathan Lethem, author of Fortress of Solitude, stop by the Abbey Pub to read from Bernard Malamud's work. Both authors have written introductions to Malamud's books and hope to introduce a new generation of readers to his writing. Buy your tickets online -- $8 for regular tickets, $6 for students 25 and under. 7pm at 3420 W. Grace St. Presented by Nextbook.

Opening: Josephine Tonight! @ Theatre Building Chicago

A new musical about the early career of jazz-age icon Josephine Baker, who “put the sin back into syncopation,” opens tonight at 8 PM and plays through 26 March. $25 to $30. 1225 W. Belmont Ave. For tickets and more information, call 773-327-5252 or visit the Theatre Building Chicago website.

 

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