Jean Iversen discusses Local Flavor: Restaurants That Shaped Chicago’s Neighborhoods. She will be joined in conversation by Jeffrey Ruby. 57th Street Books, 3 p.m., free.
Saturday 8/25: Celebrate the winners of the Illinois state-wide Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry Awards at The Poetry Foundation. Host Eve L. Ewing leads this lively event of poetry readings, food, and family. 1 p.m., free.
Tuesday 8/28: Visit Unabridged Books for an evening in celebration of Jason Heller’s Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, and the Year Sci-Fi Exploded. Jason will appear in conversation with the A.V. Club’s Keith Phipps. 7 p.m., free.
Wednesday 8/29: Martin Patrick discusses his book Across the Art/Life Divide: Performance, Subjectivity, and Social Practice in Contemporary Art. Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.
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