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Wednesday, January 16

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Reading Under the Influence: Banned Books

The sixth round of RUI: Reading Under the Influence happens at Sheffield's tonight, 3258 N. Sheffield, 7-10pm. Tonight's theme is banned books for which the readers will select from books that were banned for one reason or another. Readers include Julia Borcherts, Rob Duffer, Amanda E. Snyder, Joe Tower and guest Beth Dugan. There is a $3 cover charge plus the chance the chance to win some books and drinks. Email thehotreadings[at]hotmail[dot]com for more information.

Lecture on Entheogenic Plants @ the Chicago Cultural Center

As part of the Intersections series at the Chicago Cultural Center, the Cultural Studies Program of Columbia College Chicago presents a lecture on “From Visionary Experience to Spiritual Life: Entheogenic Plants and Chemicals” tonight at 6 PM. To find out more about this free event, at which you get to learn what entheogenic means, call 312-744-6630 or visit the website.



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