The exhibit "Fire in My Heart: The Story of Hannah Senesh" recounts the life of a young poet executed by a Nazi firing squad after the attempted rescue of some of her Jewish friends in Hungary. Opens today at the llinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center.
Portland metal duo the Body make it "easy to picture the denizens of a small town fleeing an apocalypse of fire and brimstone," writes Leor Galil in Soundboard. They play their new EP, Master, We Perish at Empty Bottle, opening for headliner Masaki Batoh of Ghost.
Audrey Niffenegger stops by Women & Children First for a reading from Raven Girl, a "postmodern fairy tale" that Sam Worley says "reads like an allegory of gender transition."
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