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Events on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

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* Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus (since 1871!). -2015.11.29 Yearly. All ages. $11-50 Various times.
"Xtreme" Red Tour.
United Center, 1901 W Madison.

The Power and Politics of Anger. -2015.12.18 We-Fr -7p, Sa/Su 12-4p.
Works in all media investigating positive and negative roles that anger plays in art, culture, politics, and everyday life.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 685 N Milwaukee.

Full Moon (Beaver). Always adds an interesting twist. 4:45p.

* City Holiday Tree Lighting (since 1914). The mayor does his thing! Music, etc. Yearly. All ages. Free 5p.
Uses 40 Wisconsin Balsam Firs, 80 foot tall, 10000 lights, 1000 bows, 1000 ornaments.
Millennium Park, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Downtown.

Letters to Santa. -Tuesday $20+ 6p.
24 hours of award winning alumni improv benefiting disadvantaged families.
Also webcast free live.
Second City Etc., 773/337-3992, 1608 N Wells. Piper's Alley.

FBC ride. Monthly. 21+ 8p-?a.
Full Moon Bike Club. Destination varies.
Gannon's Pub, 773/281-1007, 4264 N. Lincoln.

Dance Chicago (since 1995). -2016.02.14 Yearly. All ages. $25+ Various times. 8:15p.
100s of performers, 100s of works.
Athenaeum Theatre, 773/935-6875, 2936 N Southport.

Chicago Underground Comedy. Tuesdays 21+ $5 Doors 9p.
"The Hippest, Hottest Stand-Up Showcase to Emerge in Years" +good menu & booze.
Beat Kitchen, 773/281-4444, 2100 W Belmont.

Seasonal ^
HOLIDAY CLASSICS. -2016.01.03 Yearly. All ages.
* A Christmas Carol: 11.14-12.27 Goodman Theatre, 312/443-3800, 200 S Columbus,
* The Nutcracker: 12.04-27 Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress,
* Christmas Around The World: 11.19-01.03 Dozens of spectacular International holiday decorated trees, Museum of Science and Industry,
* Zoolights: 11.27-01.03 Over a million lights, certain dates/times, Lincoln Park Zoo,

Christkindlmarket (since 1997). Festive German style holiday market. -2015.12.24 Yearly. All ages. Free Su-Th -8p, Fr+Sa -9p 11a.
50 Timber cabins, ethnic foods, fine crafted gifts, music, sweets.
Daley Plaza, 312/744-3370, 50 W Washington. Washington and Dearborn.

Holiday Train. -2015.12.23 Yearly. Wk 3-7p, Sa 1-8p.
Nov.27:Green, Nov.28:Green*, Dec.1:Green, Dec.2:Orange&Brown, Dec.3:Orange&Brown, Dec.4:Orange&Brown, Dec.5:Orange&Brown*, Dec.8:Pink, Dec.9:Pink, Dec.10:Blue, Dec.11:Blue, Dec.12:Blue, Dec.15:Red, Dec.16:Purple, Dec.17:Red, Dec.18:Purple, Dec.19:Red&Purple*, Dec.22:Purple, Dec.23:Yellow. (*=Photos with Santa).

Ongoing ^
"The Night Before" now playing.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Jillian Bell, ...
Theaters Everywhere.

Different rock, experimental, jazz, ethnic bands almost every night. 21+ $?
Metro / SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark, Near Red Line Addison stop,
Darkroom, 773/276-1411, 2210 W Chicago,
Double Door, 773/489-3160, 1572 N Milwaukee, Wicker Park near Blue line Damen stop,
Empty Bottle, 773/276-3600, 1035 N Western, dive-ish,
Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln,
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, Highland Pk,

Hunger Games 4 now playing.
Mockingjay part 2 w/ Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Donald Sutherland, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julianne Moore, ...
Theaters Everywhere.

Now playing.
Hunger Games 4, The Night Before, Peanuts, Spectre, Love, Our Brand Is Crisis, Steve Jobs, I Smile Back, Jem and the Holograms, Rock the Kasbah, Pan, The Walk, The Martian, The Intern, ...
Theaters Everywhere.

WAY too much great theater and comedy and dance to cover.
Pickup Reader and NewCity and TimeOut magazines.
Hundreds of city locations.

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