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Wednesday, April 26

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CTA Public Meeting: Circle Line

The CTA is holding a series of public meetings to gather input on the proposed Circle Line. According to their news release, "The meetings are part of the Alternatives Analysis study — the first step in pursuing federal funding for major transit projects. The Alternatives Analysis study is designed to examine all the transit options available and determine a locally preferred alternative." Tonight's meeting will be from 6pm to 8pm at Lincoln Park High School, 2001 N. Orchard St., in Room 103. More information here.

The Culture of Gaming @ Cultural Center

A panel of Columbia College professors from diverse disciplines (English, Game Design, and Interactive Arts and Media) discuss the social, psychological, economic, and philosophical implications of computer and video games. This free event takes place at 6 PM in the First Floor Garland Room. 78 E Washington Street. For more information, call 312-744-6630 or visit the website.

Guild Complex Nonfiction Reading @ California Clipper

The Guild Complex hosts a juried reading of nonfiction prose this evening at 8:30 PM. Free, 1002 N. California. Doors open at 8 PM. For more information, visit the website.

 

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