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READINGS—Judy Blume is an American hero. Her birthday SHOULD be a national holiday, but until she gets the recognition she deserves, Blumesday is a local affair featuring writers Courtenay Hameister, B. Frayn Masters, and more reading from classics like Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret and Blubber. Plus, the audience is invited to play along with a rousing game of "Name that Blume!" AH
Secret Society, 116 NE Russell, 7 pm, $8-10
IMPROV—Portland Center Stage welcomes four of Portland's best improvisers to provide Portland-inspired laffs based on non-Portlander Lauren Weedman's current show The People's Republic of Portland, and starring Portland's Brad Fortier, Portland's Shelley McLendon, Portland's Nicholas Kessler, and Portland's Marilyn Divine... and who am I forgetting? OH! Portland. WSH
Portland Center Stage's Ellyn Bye Studio at the Armory, 128 NW 11th, 8 pm, $5-10
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