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Pencil This In

By Staff in Arts & Entertainment on May 31, 2011 5:20PM

Grace Lee Boggs
Book Signing/Discussion

Author and activist Grace Lee Boggs and Professor Scott Kurashige come to town tomorrow to discuss their new book The Next Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the 21st Century and sign copies of the book at Jane Addams Hull House tomorrow from 6-8 p.m. The book focuses on how how hope and creativity are overcoming despair and decay within devastated urban communities and Boggs uses her hometown of Detroit as the setting for how this is currently happening. (800 S. Halsted St.)


Del Tha Funky Homosapien is celebrating 20 years of performing with a new triple album release. Golden Era also includes his previous two releases Funkman and Automatik Statik. Del will be at the Abbey Pub Friday night for a 21+ show. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door. (3428 W. Grace)


Abita brings its Select series to the Chicago market with a launch party at the Southern tomorrow from 7-9 p.n. tomorrow. The standout beer here is Abita's double IPA, and Cary Taylor is sure to have some tasty noshes available for pairing,a s well. Tickets to the $35 shindig are available here.

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