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Thursday, November 23

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Gapers Block Book Club with Carolyn Eastwood

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 Near West Side Stories: Struggles for Community in Chicago's Maxwell Street Neighborhood by Carolyn Eastwood. Author Carolyn Eastwood will be joining us to talk about her book, so come join us for this special event! The meeting begins at 7:30pm. Copies of the book will be available for sale at The Book Cellar. Hope to see you there! And, join the book club email list for news, updates and alerts about future meetings.

Cat People @ Film Center

As part of the Treasures from the Library of Congress series, this horror classic screens at 6 PM tonight. $9, or $5 if you belong to the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State. For more information, call 312-846-2600 or visit the website.

MusicNOW @ Symphony Center

This performance is part of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s series of concerts devoted to contemporary composers, and features Symphony musicians playing works by Chicago-area composers. Tickets are $20. 220 S. Michigan Ave. For more information, call 312-294-3000 or visit the website.

 

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