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Wednesday, February 22

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Reading Under the Influence @ Sheffield's

Reading Under the Influence is back tonight in the back bar of Sheffield's, 3258 N. Sheffield Ave., at 7pm tonight. The theme is "Well Done," and the readers include Chris Bowen, Scott Miles, A.C. Frieden and Megan Stielstra. Frieden is apparently buying the appetizers, so you should buy the beers. $3 cover, 21+

Big Freedia @ Empty Bottle

New Orleans bounce star Big Freedia is back at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., tonight, with the Chances Dances DJs and Salonathon in support. $20 online or at the door, which opens at 9pm. 21+



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