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The Daily Plan-It: Story Time, Nicholas Delblanco, and Comedy Con Queso

Good morning! Are we all here and accounted for? Good. Take a look at what's going on around town today.

The 2 Many Pixels Gallery opens at 10 a.m., and currently features photos by Chad Greene in an exhibit called "Photo Portraits of Knoxville." The exhibit will be up through October 31. It's free to go check it out!

At 11 a.m., grab the munchkins and head over to Smart Toys and Books for children's story time (and some other activities). It's free to attend! For more info call (865) 691-1154.

As part of UT's Humanities Lecture Series, the University of Chicago's Martha Nussbaum will give a talk entitled "The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear" at 3:30 p.m. in the University Center Auditorium (room 329). It's free and open to the public. 

Author Nicholas Delblanco will be in Hodges Library tonight at 7 p.m. (as part of UT's Writers in the Library series) to read from his nonfiction book The Art of Youth: Crane, Carrington, Gershwin, and the Nature of First Acts, and talk about his upcoming collection of correspondance with Knoxville novelist John Manchip White, who died this year at the age of 89. It's free to attend and open to the public!

Wrap up the night at the Well for Comedy Con Queso Open Mic Night. Get some free cheese and laughs. No cover tonight! 21+ only.

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