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Tuesday, October 22

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86 Hunger Dinner Series @ Naha

Tonight's benefit dinner (at Naha, 500 N Clark) is a collaboration between the chefs of Naha and Prairie Fire will benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository's 86 Hunger series. Tickets $150. 6pm-10pm.

This Much is True @ Hopleaf

Come out to the Hopleaf (5148 N. Clark) tonight for this month's installment of the reading series This Much is True. In addition to regulars Scott Whitehair, Larry Kerns, and Dorrie Ferguson, readers will include Don Hall, Jill Summers, Vinnie Lacey, and Johanna Stein. Show starts at 7:30pm and is free. For more info visit This Much is True or Hopleaf.

The History of Chicago's Mayoral Race @ Cliff Dwellers Club

The Society of Midland Authors hosts a great monthly lecture series, all open to the public. Tonight authors will discuss of the history of Chicago's mayoral race.

All programs are held at 7pm at the Cliff Dwellers Club, 200 S. Michigan Ave., 22nd floor, free. Complimentary snacks are served at 6pm, with a cash bar.

 

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