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Friday, October 20

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French Masters Dinner with Gauguin

Mon Ami Gabi and the Art Institute have been offering a series of "French Masters" dinners. Tonight's dinner features the work of Paul Gauguin. A wine reception starts everything off at 6pm, followed by a mutli-course meal prepared by chef Erik Palmer and a 7pm lecture, complete with slide presentation, of the Art Institute's Gauguin collection. Dessert will round off the night. Reservations are $65 per person and are required. Call 773-348-8886 to save a spot.

Theatre on the Fly at the Chicago Cultural Center

In the Chicago Cultural Center Randolph Café, Skokie’s Northlight Theatre presents an evening of interactive live performance. Work by new and experienced playwrights will be performed by Northlight actors along with selected audience members, starting at 7:30 PM. 78 E Washington Street, 1st floor. For additional information, contact Rosie Forrest at 847-679-9501 x. 3705, or visit the website.

Will the Circle Be Unbroken? in Millennium Park

Members of the Steppenwolf Theater Company—joined by others including local jazz singer Kurt Elling and NPR icon Garrison Keillor—read from Studs Terkel’s Will the Circle Be Unbroken? tonight at the Pritzker Pavillion in Millennium Park. The reading, which will be accompanied by music, begins at 6:30. See the website for more information.

Gapers Block Book Club Meeting

This month's meeting of the Gapers Block Book Club takes place tonight at The Book Cellar at 4736 N. Lincoln Ave., where we will be discussing Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury. The meeting begins at 7:30pm. And, join the book club email list for updates and important alerts about future meetings. See you there!

 

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