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Thursday, November 23

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Leon Despres @ I-House

Leon Despres will make a stop at the University of Chicago's International House, 1414 E.59th St., for a reading of his autobiography Challenging the Daley Machine: A Chicago Alderman's Memoir. The free book reading is hosted by the Seminary Co-op Bookstore and begins at 7pm. Call 773-752-4381 for more information.

Stories on Stage @ MCA

Chicago Public Radio's current season of Stories on Stage readings winds up tonight with one final performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Tonight's story theme is "Morning, Noon and Night", and features stories by Alice McDermott, Alice Elliott Dark and Thomas Meeham. The performance begins at 7:30 PM; see the Chicago Public Radio site for ticket information, or call (312) 397-4010. Museum of Contemporary Art: 220 E. Chicago.

INFLUENCE. @ Sonotheque

A special edition of the monthly Influence night has been announced for Tuesday, June 7th. Presented by Interrupt Media and Subsystence, DJs on the night include Meta Records founder Oliver Ho (from London, UK), alongside local producers Kate Simko and William Selman. The event starts at 9 PM and takes place at Sonotheque, 1444 W Chicago, near Ashland. There is a $5 cover, and you must be 21 to get in.

GB staff member KM will be in attendance.

 

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