The ACLU Minnesota celebrates their 100th birthday and the release of Fight of the Century: Writers Reflect on 100 Years of Landmark ACLU Cases, edited by Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, with readings from Louise Erdrich, Brenda J Child, T. Mychael Rambo, Kao Kalia Yang, and other local writers. Dakota, 7 p.m., $100 (all proceeds support the ACLU of Minnesota).
Rabbi Michael Lerner presents Revolutionary Love: A Political Manifesto to Heal and Transform the World, in conversation with Judge Bruce Peterson. Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 7 p.m., free.
Thursday 1/30: Rachel Jones will discuss her nonfiction book, Stronger Than Death: How Annalena Tonelli Defied Terror and Tuberculosis in the Horn of Africa. SubText Books, 7 p.m., free.
Saturday 2/1: Poets Matty Layne Glasgow, Roy Guzmán, and Debra Marquart will read from their work, followed by a workshop on queering ecopoetics. Moon Palace Books, 4 p.m., free.
Staci Lola Drouillard presents her new book Walking the Old Road: A People’s History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe. Birchbark Books, 2 p.m., free.
And another thing: The Walker Art Center hosts a monthly Free First Saturday at its museum in Lowry Hill. This month features snowshoe tours of the sculpture garden, art-making activities, and a winter film.
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