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Bookmarks Fri May 18 2012


Tonight! Windy City Story Slam holds its All-City Championships Semi-Finals at the Chicago Urban Arts Society.

Tonight! Gapers Block and The Coop present a reception for 8x8, featuring writings inspired by art.

Tonight! Book release party
for Molly Backes' The Princesses of Iowa at Story Studio Chicago.

Tonight! Diana Falanga signs P.S. I Still Hate It Here: More Kids' Letters From Camp at the Book Cellar.

Tonight! Vijay Prashad (The Darker Nations: A People's History of the Third World) discusses Arab Spring, Libyan Winter at High Concept Laboratories; reservations required.

Tonight! Stories From the Bottom of the Glass featuring Keith Ecker, Samantha Irby, Ian Belknap, J.H. Palmer, Shannon Cason, and Dana Norris at SMALL Showroom.

Tonight! The Dollhouse Reading Series featuring Nathan Breitling, Laura Goldstein, Virginia Konchan, and Catherine Wagner.

Saturday! Myopic Poetry Series at Myopic Books.

Saturday! Sappho's Salon "provocative night of lesbian diversions" at Women and Children First.

Saturday! Tamale Hut Cafe Reading Series showcases the work of series regular Christopher Krazmus.

Sunday! Two With Water magazine celebrates the release of its second issue with readings at the Beauty Bar.

Sunday! Readings from Fifth Wednesday Journal contributors at Open Books.

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