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Friday, October 20

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The Muppets Take Manhattan @ Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center presents a screening of the Muppet film The Muppets Take Manhattan. The film starts tonight at 6pm. See the Film Center Website for details. Film Center: 164 N. State. (312) 846-2600.

Gapers Block Book Club Meeting & Author Event

This month's meeting of the Gapers Block Book Club takes place tonight at The Book Cellar at 4736-8 N. Lincoln Ave., where we will be talking about Travel Writing by Peter Ferry. Author Peter Ferry will be joining us for our discussion, so this promises to be a special event. The meeting begins at 7:30pm, and new members are always welcome! Hope to see you there. Visit the official book club blog for more information.

Cassette from My Ex @ Hideout

Come hear stories of mixtapes from past loves at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, tonight at 8pm, as contributors to Cassette from My Ex read from the book and illustrator Arthur Jones presents a hilarious loss-of-virginity tale in Post-It Note form. $5 cover, 21+.

Hollows Record Release with White Mystery @ Empty Bottle

Get ready for a big local hullaballoo when the Empty Bottle (1035 N. Western) hosts the Hollows record release show tonight.

Opening the show is Bird Talk and DJ Emilie Fabulette. Headlining is the always fabulous Miss Alex White and her latest band, White Mystery. The show is free and starts at 9:30pm.

 

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