Notable Chicago: 2/5–2/11

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Friday 2/5: Women & Children First welcomes poets Loma, Fatimah Asghar, Richie Hofmann, and Erika L. Sánchez on their Tour to End Queer Youth Homelessness. 7:30 p.m.

Saturday 2/6: Alessandro Bosetti’s immersive sound work Plane/Taléa “expands and exposes a single voice within a granular polyphony.” Co-sponsored by Lampo at the Poetry Foundation, 7 p.m. 

Tuesday 2/9: Jonah Kruvant talks about The Last Book Ever Written. City Lit Books, 6:30 p.m.

Sappho’s Salon hosts a special Open Mic edition at Women & Children First. Pay what you can, 7:30 p.m.

Thursday 2/11: Korby Lenker shares stories from his new collection, Medium Hero. City Lit Books, 6:30 p.m.

Scott Duff and B. Proud discuss First Comes Love: Portraits of Enduring LGBTQ Relationships at Women & Children First, 7 p.m. Valentine’s Day celebrations included.

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Rachel Natale currently lives, dances, and writes in Chicago. She recently received the James Charles Cox Memorial Award in English at Loyola University, and her work has been published in Treehouse Magazine. More from this author →