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Tuesday, October 22

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Info Session for US Social Forum

Starting as a left wing alternative to the World Economic Forum, the World Social Forum has become a global event for many. The US Social Forum will be meeting in Detroit this summer. For those interested in joining the Chicago delegation, this info session will provide background. The meeting will be at the offices of the disabled rights group Access Living at 115 W. Chicago Avenue starting at 6pm.

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LGBTQA Issues in Journalism @ UIC Student Center East

Hear Tracy Baim, editor of Chicago's leading LGBT newspaper, speak about her experiences and what it takes to run a newspaper. After her presentation (today in Room 605, Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted Street, from noon to 2pm), there will be a hands-on journalism workshop specifically regarding ethical reporting and representation on LGBTQA issues, concerns, and people. This event is organized by the Gender & Sexuality Center and co-sponsored by the Dept. of Communication. Get more information.

Califone @ Lincoln Hall

Califone provides the soundtrack their film All My Friends Are Funeral Singers. The band released the album of the same name last year.

Lincoln Hall is located at 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. The show is $18. (773) 525-2501

 

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