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Week ahead March 7 to 13 — Comedy and fantasy

Monday, March 7   Books & Writing Bennington College — “Publishing the World: Words without Borders,” 4:10 p.m. Susan Harris, editorial director of Words without Borders and coeditor with Ilya Kaminsky of The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry — founder of the Hydra imprint of literature in translation, she published Imre Kertész and Herta Müller…

‘His Girl Friday’ — Fast action on the Chicago Beat

It’s late night in a Chicago press room in 1939. Camped out in city hall, with the condemned cell behind a door and a gallows outside the window, reporters from the city papers are waiting for a hanging. Hildegard Johnson (Jane Pfitsch), once the best journalist in the city, drops in between trains to say…