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Friday, December 14

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You Are/I Am Opening @ Foundation Gallery

Previously at Open End Gallery, the You Are/I AM Postcards settle in at Foundation Gallery tonight. The postcards are the result of the You Are Beautiful project, which has been circulating 112 books and 5,000 postcards around the world. The returned pieces will be on display, with the gallery acting as a reading room. The exhibition is open every Sunday through the end of August. 6-10pm at 700 N. Carpenter St. BN. Call 312-860-0740 for more information.

Dollar Store @ Hideout

Here's what's happening at the Dollar Store this month: "Crazed Crime Writer (The Conviction and Subsequent Life of Savior Neck) [Christian TeBordo], PaleoNeoFuturist Dave Awl (The Partly Dave Show) and Slam Poet Heroine Lisa Buscani will join co-hosts Jonathan Messinger and Sean Gardner for some cheap, low-brow lit fun." Drop by at 7pm and don't forget your dollar to get in. The Hideout is located at 1354 W. Wabansia.



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