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Thursday 2018.06.21
Start of Cancer. Astrological sign, the crab. Yearly.
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Summer Vacation. -2018.09.04 Yearly.
cps.eduChicago Public Schools.
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Xavier Rudd. 17+ $30+ 7p.
W/ Xiuhtezcal.
xavierrudd.comMetro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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Colin Jost. Ages? $? 7:30p.
colinjost.comVic Theatre, 773/472-0449, 3145 N Sheffield.
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* Conversation w/ Bill Clinton. 21+ $65-85+ 7:30p.
twitter.com/billclintonAuditorium, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress. Downtown.
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Steely Dan / Doobie Brothers. All ages. $18-129 7:30p.
"The Summer Of Living Dangerously"
steelydan.comTinley Park Amphitheatre, 708/614-1616, 19100 South Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park. I-80 and Harlem Avenue, South Suburban, expect heavy traffic.
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Unbridled. Thursdays 21+ Free 8p-2a.
Weekly nite of vaudevillians, burlesque and extreme acts.
facebook.com/UnbridledatUntitledUntitled, 312/880-1511, 111 W. Kinzie.
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* Summer Solstice. Yearly. 8:30p.
Longest day/shortest night, official start of summer.
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My favorite color is rainbow!


Friday 2018.06.22
Strawberry Fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 10a-6p.
Strawberry foods, drinks and treats everywhere. Entertainment on two stages. 80 shops, galleries, restaurants. Well managed popular family event in a lovely town.
starevents.comHistoric Long Grove, 847/634-0888, Route 83 and Old Route 53, Long Grove. North Suburban.
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Logan Square Arts Fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 12-11p.
"2 Live Music Stages / Family Activities / Good Food / Great Times"
logansquareartsfestival.comN. Milwaukee Ave, between California and Kimball. Logan Square.
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Country LakeShake. Three days of bands. -Sunday All ages. $99/day 2p.
Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, RaeLynn, Lee Brice, Jillian Jacqueline, Russell Dickerson, Cole Swindell, Tracy Lawrence, LOCASH, Runaway June, Dee Jay Silver, Billy Currington, LANCO, Jackie Lee, Chris Lane, Dylan Scott, Adam Doleac, Mitchell Tenpenny, Tyler Rich, The Steel Woods, Dylan Schneider, Dillon Carmichael, The Wild Feathers, Jameson Rodgers, Delta Rae, Charlie Worsham, Brown & Gray, Muscadine Bloodline, Morgan Evans, Jon Langston, Jacksonville Kid, ...
lakeshakefestival.comNortherly Island Pavilion, 312/540-2668, 1300 S Lynn White Dr.
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World's Largest Block Party (since 1985). -Saturday Yearly. 21+ $15-100 5:30-10:30p.
A fun and safe singles event with lots of beer and bands. Always sells out.
Fr: Maggie Speaks 5:30p, Mike and Joe 8:15p; Sa: The Walk-Ins 2pm. Howl 2 Go - Dueling Pianos 4pm, Seventh Heaven 6:30pm, Trippin Billies 8:30pm.
312/648-1590 worldslargestblockparty.comOld St. Pat's Campus, 312/648-1021, 700 W Adams. W Monroe St & S Desplaines St.
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Red Bull: Queen! 18+ $10 9p-2a.
Steve "Silk" Hurley w/ Cece Peniston, Dajae, Joe Smooth, Shaun J. Wright, Hey Chardonnay...
Metro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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Saturday 2018.06.23
Midsummer Eve. Yearly.
Observed in Europe, celebrates the return of summer.
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* Fountain Square Art Festival (since 1980). Lots of quality art, food and bands. -Sunday Yearly. 10a-10p.
About 300 artists, strictly juried.
chicagoevents.com/event.cfm?eid=123Church St. and Sherman Ave, 800 W Church St, Evanston. Purple line Davis stop.
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Chicago Zombie March (since 2008). Yearly. All ages. Free 2p.
Dozens of shambling undead expected.
chicagohorror.com/chicago-zombieMillennium Park, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Downtown.
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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.
06.23: Left-Wing Market Anarchism / The Left Wing of the Libertarian Movement.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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B96 Summer Bash. All ages. $55-75 6:30p.
b96.comAllstate Arena, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont.
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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.
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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Saturdays 18+ $27-47 10p.
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties. Catch the up-close magic show at 7:30p.
kisskisscabaret.comUptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
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Vaudezilla! Saturdays 18+ $20 10:30p.
One-of-a-kind burlesque, drag, and aerial acts ranging from classic Vegas-style showgirls to cutting-edge gender-non-conforming performance artists.
06.23: Shirley Blazen.
Vaudezilla.comStage 773, 773/327-5252, 1225 W. Belmont. Near Racine.
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Sunday 2018.06.24
St. John the Baptist Day. Yearly.
Feast day honoring the Jewish prophet who preceded Jesus.
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Wolff's Flea Market (since 1991). Sundays All ages. $1 Most weeks. 6a-3p.
500 market spaces. Clean, comprehensive, entertaining, with free parking, food and restrooms.
847/524-9590 wolffs.comAllstate Arena, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont.
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*** Gay Pride Parade and Festival (since 1970). One of the nation's largest. Last Sunday in June Yearly. All ages. Free 12p.
Hundreds of floats, thousands of flamboyantly happy people. Special events at all area bars and restaurants, major after-parties. Wear sun screen. Typically goes S on Broadway, S on Halsted, E on Belmont, S on Broadway, E on Diversey to Cannon Drive.
773/348-8243 chicagopride.gopride.comUptown, 4400 N Broadway. At Montrose.
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Chicago Bike Polo. Sundays All ages. Free 3-?p.
Pickup games in decommissioned tennis courts.
facebook.com/groups/311538882232633Garfield Park, S Central Park Blvd at W Monroe St.
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Al Di Meola. 18+ $45 7:30p.
aldimeola.comPark West, 773/929-1322, 322 W Armitage.
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"Adult Swim" Sundays All ages. Free 10p-12a.
Extraordinary block of popular and leading-edge absurdist cartoonage.
adultswim.comTOON. On cable.
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Bittersweet. Monthly. 21+ Free 10p-4a.
DJs Philly Peroxide and Scary Lady Sarah spins goth club classics and new dark alternative music & video.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Monday 2018.06.25
Monday Night Ride. Mondays All ages. Free 10p.
Extraordinary long and late ride for the young and/or hearty. Leaves about 11pm, unplanned route may exceed 30miles from start point, dissipating near dawn.
facebook.com/MondayNightRideChicagoLincoln Monument, 1601 N Clark. Behind Chicago Historical Museum.
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Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
06.25: Jurassic World banger.
facebook.com/PnCDjsThe Mid, 312/265-3990, 306 North Halsted.
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Tuesday 2018.06.26
Chi Hack Night. Tuesdays All ages. Free 6-10p.
"Volunteers create web apps with open data to improve transparency, efficiency, and decision-making for governments and our democracy."
chihacknight.org1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza. 12th Floor.
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Millennium Park Movies. Tuesdays All ages. Free 6:30p.
06.26: Groundhog Day 6:30pm.
bedno.com/movies/parks?pritzJay Pritzker Pavilion, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Millennium Park, Downtown.
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Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ $0-5+ 9p-2a.
06.26: Presents Zebo - Zew Diskokitty Doctorgroo Phix.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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Wednesday 2018.06.27
* Full Moon Fire Jam. Monthly. All ages. Free 6:30-9:30p.
Gathering for fire spinners, fire jugglers, hoopers, breathers, etc. Practice, networking, and outstanding performances, with drum circle backing. Many hundreds of spectators attend.
fullmoonjam.org4960 N Simonds Dr Betwix Foster and Lawrence in grass near lake.
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Full "Strawberry" Moon. Always adds an interesting twist. 11:45p.
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Seasonal
Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2018.10.31 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Mo: Loyola; Tu: ColumbusPark, FederalPlaza, LincolnSquare; We: Andersonville, GreenCity, Lawndale, Pullman, Ravenswood; Th: Daley Plaza, Argyle, Austin, GarfieldPark, HydePark; Sa: Division&Dearborn, Edgewater, GarfieldPark, HornerPark, more; Su: Glenwood&Morse, IndependencePark, LoganSquare, WickerPark, Pilsen, PortagePark;
chicagofarmersmarkets.usVarious city locations.
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Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
navypier.org/explore/live-entertainment/live-musicNavy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip.
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Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2018.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 06.22: Jill Scott, Special Guest The Roots, 5pm
Sa 06.23: Los Luzeros de Rioverde, 10am
Sa 06.23: Roger Daltrey Performs The Who's TOMMY, 5pm
Su 06.24: Janis Ian at Ravinia's Martin Theater, 5pm
Mo 06.25: Roger Daltrey Performs The Who's TOMMY, 5pm
Tu 06.26: Apollo's Fire, 5pm
Th 06.28: Celebrating 30 Years of RSMI Piano and Strings, 5pm.
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra.
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Grant Park Music Festival (since 1935). -2018.08.17 Yearly. All ages. Free Various We/Fr/Sa 6:30p.
World-class orchestra, chorus and conductors, and an outstanding roster of local and international guest artists perform classical several days a week.
312/742-7638 grantparkmusicfestival.comGrant Park, Columbus Drive and Jackson Boulevard. Train, bus or cab.
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Bands at Montrose Beach. Daily. -2018.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free 7p.
Plus beers, cocktails, dining.
facebook.com/TheDockatMontroseBeachMontrose Beach, 200 W Montrose Harbor Dr.
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FIREWORKS!!! Sa/We -2018.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free We 9:30p, Sa 10:15p.
Visible anywhere near the lake.
navypier.org/explore/fireworksNavy Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. Take the free trolley.
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Ongoing
"Incredibles 2" now playing.
Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner, Catherine Keener, Bob Odenkirk, Samuel L. Jackson, ...
movies.disney.com/incredibles-2Theaters Everywhere.
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Movies in the Parks (since 2001). -2018.09.07 Yearly. All ages. Free At Dusk.
Nice films, neighbors, popcorn. See the handy quick ref sched.
Fr 06.22 Beauty and the Beast at Hermitage Park
Fr 06.22 Jumanji at La Villita Park
Fr 06.22 Jumanji at Tuley Park
Fr 06.22 The Boss Baby at Franklin Park
Sa 06.23 Dirty Dancing at Touhy Park
Sa 06.23 The Emoji Movie at Grand Crossing Park
Sa 06.23 West Side Story at Osterman Beach
Mo 06.25 A Raisin in the Sun at Harold Washington Park
Mo 06.25 Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along at Mary Bartelme Park
Mo 06.25 Black Panther at Carver Park
Tu 06.26 Groundhog Day at Pritzker Pavilion
Tu 06.26 Bread and Tulips (Pane e Tulipani) at Lake Shore Park
Tu 06.26 Trolls at Lincoln Park
Tu 06.26 Wonder at Horner Park
We 06.27 Ayudame a pasar la noche at Piotrowski Park
We 06.27 Hidden Figures at Willye White Park
We 06.27 The Boss Baby at Foster Park
Th 06.28 Despicable Me 3 at Gill Park
Th 06.28 The Boss Baby at Wentworth Park
Th 06.28 Wonder Woman at Euclid Park.
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Now playing.
Incredibles 2, Hotel Artemis, Ocean's 8, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, Upgrade, Action Point, How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Book Club, Deadpool 2, Life of the Party, Tully, Avengers: Infinity War, Love & Bananas, I Feel Pretty, Genesis, Rampage, Birthmarked, Ready Player One, Tomb Raider, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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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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"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" now playing.
Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rafe Spall, Justice Smith, ...
jurassicworld.comTheaters Everywhere.
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"The King" now playing.
The life of Elvis as metaphor for America w/ Alec Baldwin, Tony Brown, James Carville, Chuck D, Maggie Clifford, Lana Del Rey, ...
theking.filmTheaters Everywhere.
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