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Saturday, May 26

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Love Is Murder Mystery Writers' Conference

This weekend is the Love Is Murder XIV: Murder Mystery Writers' Conference at the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare hotel (5300 N. River Rd., Rosemont). This is the Midwest's premier mystery/romantic suspense/thriller conference, offering dozens of panel discussions, book signings, and networking and pitching opportunities with Chicago and NYC based publishers, agents and editors. Panels begin today at 9:30am (breakfast is at 8:30.) Registration is $175-299.

Randolph Street Market

The Randolph Street Market holds an indoor antique fair at Plumber's Hall, 1340 W. Washington St., Saturday and today from 10am to 5pm. Admission is $10, $5 for students.

Little Queer Film Festival

The Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., hosts the Little Queer Film Festival today from 11am to 9pm. Films include Call Me Kuchu, Kiss Me, Facing Mirrors, Lesbian Factory, Zenne Dancer and I Do. Each screening is $9 in advance, $14 at the door.

Network @ Music Box

The Music Box presents Network from 1976 as part of their Oscar Winning Films matinee series. The film screens Saturday & Sunday at 11:30am. See the Music Box Website for full details. Music Box: 3733 N. Southport. (773) 871-6604.



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