Andersonville bookstore Women & Children First, 5233 N. Clark St., is hosting a variety of events in March and April. Among them:
Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m.: Actress Christine Lahti will engage in conversation with Bernardine Dohrn. Lahtiwho has been in such projects as Chicago Hope, Running on Empty, Housekeeping and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, among otherswill speak on her forthcoming essay collection, True Stories from an Unreliable Eyewitness: A Feminist Coming of Age. Dohrn is an author and co-editor of numerous books who was also national leader of SDS and the Weather Underground.
Note: This ticketed event will be held at the Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark St. Tickets are on sale now through Brown Paper Tickets.
Saturday, April 14, at 4 p.m.: Cecile Richards will be in conversation with David Axelrod. The daughter of the late Texas Gov. Ann Richards, Cecile is the author of Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead. Axelrod is a veteran of politics and journalism and the former chief strategist and senior advisor to President Barack Obama; he currently serves as director of the University of Chicago's non-partisan Institute of Politics and as the host of the podcast The Axe Files.
Note: This ticketed event will be held at Senn High School, 5900 N. Glenwood Ave. Tickets are on sale now through Brown Paper Tickets.
Full details for April here: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Women-and-Children-Books-plans-Indie-Bookstore-Day-April-28-and-April-events-/62411.html .