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Printer's Ball 

When: Fri., Aug. 22, 5:30-10 p.m. 2008
Phone: 312-787-7070, ext. 8005
printersball.org
This fourth annual celebration of local print, hosted by Poetry magazine, showcases dozens of Chicago-based publications, publishers, and literary organizations. Featured events include a performance of Killing Him: A Radio Play by Yehuda Amicai (6 PM) and the resurrection of the Dollar Store series with readers Usama Alshaibi, Quraysh Ali Lansana, Jonathan Messinger, and Julie Shapiro (7 PM). Music provided by Pure Magical Love and Stagecoach, along with DJs Logan Bay, Dustin Drase, and Greg Gaffud. Among the participants are Another Chicago Magazine, After Hours Press, Alarm, Anti Gravity Surprise, AREA Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Beard of Bees Press, Black Swan Press, Charles H. Kerr Company, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago Innerview, Chicago Quarterly Review, Chicago Reader, Chicago Review, Chicago Underground Library, Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, Dalkey Archive Press, Featherproof Books, Guild Complex, Haymarket Books, Journal of Ordinary Thought, Lake Claremont Press, Literago.org, LoveChicago.org, Lumpen, Make, Neighborhood Writing Alliance, NewCity, Other Voices, Poetry Center, Poetry Foundation, Quimby's, Roctober, Stop Smiling, The2ndHand, Third World Press, Time Out Chicago, TriQuarterly, Twilight Tales, Venus, Verbatim, Windy City Story Slam, Windy City Times, Writer's Studio, Writers WorkSpace, and many more.

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