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Learn about the ‘secret lives of LGBT Nigerians’

Chicago-based author and activist Unoma Azuah will read from "Blessed Body: The Secret Lives of LGBT Nigerians," a collection of 36 personal narratives. The stories are true tales told by LGBTQ people living in the oppressive country.

Where: City of Asylum at 40 W. North Ave. (North Side)

When: May 23, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

How much: Free


Watch ‘James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket’

As part of Sembène – The Film & Art Festival, City of Asylum will screen the documentary "James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket." RSVP required.

Where: City of Asylum @ Alphabet City at 40 W. North Ave. (North Side)

When: February 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

How much: Free


City of Asylum Books at Alphabet City’s grand opening

City of Asylum Books at Alphabet City opens on the North Side with a celebration that will include a story hour at 11:30 a.m., discounts, coffee, snacks and "surprises."

Where: City of Asylum Books at Alphabet City at 40 W. North Ave. (North Side)

When: January 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How much: Free