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Friday, November 24

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All About Pots and Pans

Flavour Cooking School at 7401 W. Madison in Forest Park offers a free class on how to select good pots and pans, and care for them. Good stuff for bachelors and young couples, this. You need to register in advance for this 4-5pm class at their website.

Wakoski and McDonald @ Myopic Books

Tonight at 7 p.m., Diane Wakoski and Robert McDonald read at Myopic Books. Diane Wakoski has published twenty-two full-length collections of poems and many other slim volumes.  Her most recent books are ARGONAUT ROSE ('98) and THE BUTCHER'S APRON ('00) from Black Sparrow Press. She is currently Writer in Residence at Michigan State University. Robert McDonald attended Michigan State University, where he studied German and then poetry. Diane Wakoski, the Poet-in-Residence at MSU, was a big influence on his writing, as well as his thesis advisor. Myopic Books is located at 1564 N. Milwaukee Avenue, 2nd Floor.

Rogue Wave @ Schuba's

Rogue Wave, one of the year's up-and-coming bands, plays Schuba's, 3159 N. Southport, tonight at 8 p.m. Two Gallants and The Saturday Nights open. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door; 21 and over. More info online or 773/525-2508.

Tsunami Relief night @ Bar Louie Wrigleyville

The Wrigleyville Bar Louie hosts a tsunami relief night tonight from 6pm to 2am. For a $10 cover, you'll get a wristband providing you with $2 u-call-it drinks all night long. Appetizers will also be half off. All wristband proceeds go to the American Red Cross. At Bar Louie Wrigleyville, 3545 N. Clark.

 

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