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Events this weekend, starting Friday, January 27th, 2017

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Friday 2017.01.27 ^
* Critical Mass (since 1997). Last Fridays All ages Free 5:45p.
THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making their presence known downtown. Unplanned route gently winds a dozen miles or more. Thousands attend in good weather. Includes music, hipsters, athletes, show bikes, so much more. Skaters welcome.
http://massup.us/ccm
Daley Plaza, 773/486-4861, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop.
http://chicagocriticalmass.org
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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Fr/Sa 18+ $20-40 8p UNCONFIRMED
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties.
http://kisskisscabaret.com
Uptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
http://uptownunderground.net
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Cosmix. Fridays 21+ $0-5 10p-4a.
"A multimedia music & video dance party where art meets nightlife." Often preceded by theme events. Greg Haus spins Electronica/Indie Alternative dance music.
01.27: GeekHaus: Fox E's Princess Tea Party a Fairy Tale inspired cosplay variety show and fan event 10pm-midnt.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
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Saturday 2017.01.28 ^
Chinese New Years (4715). Rooster. Yearly.
Also New Years for some other lunar calendar cultures (traditional Japan, Korea, Vietnam). Observed with 14 days of joyous festivities and niceness. Date varies each year. Second new moon after winter solstice.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_New_Year
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Polar Bear Plunge (since 2001). Yearly. 11a-2p.
Supports various charities.
http://lakeviewpolarbearclub.com
Oak Street Beach, 1000 N Lake Shore Dr.
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Winter Block Party (since 2009?). Yearly. All ages. Free 12-6p.
WBEZ presents, celebrating hip-hop's present and future with film, B-boy/girl dance battles, open mic, DJ's all day. Get a fade haircut, a Henna tattoo or graffiti art and more.
https://www.wbez.org/events/winter-block-party-for-chicagos-hip-hop-arts/5301
Metro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
http://metrochicago.com/shows
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College of Complexes (since 1951). "The Playground for People Who Think" Saturdays All ages. $3? 2.5hrs 6-11p.
Structured Weekly Free Speech Forum With Quality Lecturers and Good American Food And Bar.
01.28: How to Achieve the Fountain of Youth, and Reverse the Aging Process.
312/326-2120 http://collegeofcomplexes.org
Dappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
http://facebook.com/Dappers-Restaurant-East-111805538856448
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Badfish. A Tribute To Sublime. 18+ $15 8p-2a.
http://badfish.com/
Concord Music Hall, 773/570-4000, 2047 N Milwaukee. Near Blue Line Western stop. Body searches. No reentry.
http://concordmusichall.com
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Star Wars Burlesque. Saturdays 18+ $28 9p.
Gorilla Tango Theatre, 773/598-4549, 1919 N Milwaukee. By Blue Line Western stop.
http://GorillaTango.com
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"Twisted" Saturdays 21+ $0 -11p, $5 -1a, $7+ 9:30p-5a.
"Meet and mingle with a truly diverse crowd. Dress up or dress down... this is the place to be what you want to be!"
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
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Sunday 2017.01.29 ^
* Chicago Winter Bike Swap (since 2007). Yearly. All ages. $0-5 9:30a-3:30p.
"Premier event for huge savings on everything for the bike."
Harper College, 847/877-1189, 1200 W Algonquin Rd, Palatine.
http://chicagowinterbikeswap.com
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Ongoing ^
"The Founder" now playing.
Ray Kroc's story w/ Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch, Linda Cardellini, B.J. Novak, Laura Dern, ...
http://thefounderfilm.com/
Theaters Everywhere.
http://bedno.com/movies
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"xXx: Return of Xander Cage" now playing.
Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, ...
http://returnofxandercage.com
Theaters Everywhere.
http://bedno.com/movies
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Different rock, experimental, jazz, ethnic bands almost every night. 21+ $?
Metro / SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark, Near Red Line Addison stop, metrochicago.com
Darkroom, 773/276-1411, 2210 W Chicago, darkroombar.com
Double Door, 773/489-3160, 1572 N Milwaukee, Wicker Park near Blue line Damen stop, doubledoor.com
Empty Bottle, 773/276-3600, 1035 N Western, dive-ish, emptybottle.com
Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln, martyrslive.com
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, Highland Pk, ravinia.org
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Ice Skating. -2017.02.28 Yearly.
Weather permitting: Wrigley Field; Millennium Park, 312/742-5222, 55 N Michigan; Warren Park, 773/262-8656, 6601 N Western; Riis Park, 312/746-5735, 6100 W Fullerton; Daley Plaza, 312/742-7650, 337 E Randolph; more...
http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/facilities/ice-rinks/
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Now playing.
20th Century Women, Hidden Figures, Passengers, Star Wars Rogue One, Jackie, Bad Santa 2, Rules Don't Apply, A Street Cat Named Bob, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Officer Downe, Arrival, The Love Witch, Doctor Strange, Trolls, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Rhinoceros Theater Festival (since 1989). -2017.02.25 Yearly. $15+ Various days and times.
Showcase of experimental new plays.
http://rhinofest.com
Prop Theatre, 773/267-0666, 3502 N Elston.
http://curioustheatrebranch.com
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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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Dance Chicago (since 1995). -2017.02.14 Yearly. All ages. $25+ Various times. 8:15p.
100s of performers, 100s of works.
http://dancechicago.com
Athenaeum Theatre, 773/935-6875, 2936 N Southport.
http://www.athenaeumtheatre.com
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