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Events week of Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

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Tuesday 2017.03.28 ^
National Women's History Month (since 1987). THANXX! -2017.03.31 Yearly.
2017 theme: "Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business"
http://www.nwhp.org
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Stronger Together. -2017.04.15 Th-Fr -6p, Sa/Su 12-4p.
Celebrating Women Artists from WMG's past 25 years.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 685 N Milwaukee.
http://womanmade.org
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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."
http://chihacknight.org
1871, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza. 12th Floor.
http://1871.com
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Chicago Underground Comedy. Tuesdays 21+ $5 Doors 9p.
"The Hippest, Hottest Stand-Up Showcase to Emerge in Years" +good menu & booze.
http://facebook.com/chicagoundergroundcomedy
Beat Kitchen, 773/281-4444, 2100 W Belmont.
http://beatkitchen.com
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Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ Free 9p-2a.
03.28: DJs Carbide and Mark Almaria w/ Misfit, Sushi.
http://facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbass
Debonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
http://debonairsocialclub.com
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Wednesday 2017.03.29 ^
"In One Ear" (since 1988). Poetry Open Mic. Wednesdays 18+ $3 10p-?a.
"2nd Longest Running Open-Mic In Chicago!"
http://facebook.com/In-One-Ear-210844945622380
Heartland Cafe, 773/465-8005, 7000 N Glenwood. Near Red Line Morse stop.
http://heartlandcafe.com
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Bittersweet. Last Wednesdays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
DJ Philly Peroxide spins goth club classics and new dark alternative music & video. $2 PBR.
3.29: Bittersweet 7th Anniversary: Goth Prom.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
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Thursday 2017.03.30 ^
Atomic Sketch Event (since 2008). Live Art. Last Thursdays 21+ Free 6-10p.
Established and emerging artists of various disciplines display, create and sell original new works at bargain prices. Drop-in artists welcome.
http://atomicsketch.com
Green Eye Lounge, 773/227-8851, 2403 W. Homer St. Near Blue Line Western.
http://greeneyelounge.com
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"Sugar" Thursdays 21+ Free 9p-2a.
Michelle L'Amour's weekly nite of vaudevillians, burlesque and extreme acts.
http://facebook.com/UnbridledatUntitled
Untitled, 312/880-1511, 111 W. Kinzie.
http://untitledchicago.com
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Friday 2017.03.31 ^
"Ghost in the Shell" now playing.
Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, ...
http://ghostintheshell.tumblr.com/
Theaters Everywhere.
http://bedno.com/movies
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* Robotics Competition (since 1992). Motorola Midwest Regional. Yearly. All ages. Free 9a-5:15p.
Over 30 corporate sponsored college engineering teams compete at a VERY high level. Contest is an academic sporting challenge changed each year, usually having a cooperative twist. Presented by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a non-profit organization. Matches 9:30a-noon, 1-4p. Concludes Saturday.
http://ilfrc.org
UIC Pavilion, 312/413-4750, 525 South Racine.
http://www.uicpavilion.com
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* 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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Aretha Franklin. $0-150 8p.
http://arethafranklin.com
Chicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
http://thechicagotheatre.com
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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Fr/Sa 18+ $20-40 8p.
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.
03.31: WAX TRAX! 10th Anniversary party.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
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Saturday 2017.04.01 ^
April Fools' Day. Observed by playing brilliant practical jokes. Yearly.
Tell your boyfriend you're pregnant.
http://www.2meta.com/april-fools
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*** ROBOTICS COMPETITION FINALS! (since 1992). Motorola Midwest Regional. Yearly. All ages. Free 9a-4:30p.
Over 30 corporate sponsored college engineering teams compete at a VERY high level. Contest is an academic sporting challenge changed each year, usually having a cooperative twist. Presented by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a non-profit organization. Matches 9:30a-noon, 1-3p.
http://ilfrc.org
UIC Pavilion, 312/413-4750, 525 South Racine.
http://www.uicpavilion.com
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Liar's Tour (500th annual!). Yearly. All ages. Free 11a-3p.
Lie laden Lee Diamond tour where "every stop is an opportunity for outrageous misinformation" 10-15 miles of "fibbing, nonsense, tall-tales, bike riding" but no drinking nor fun.
http://chicagovelo.com/bike-tours/upcoming-rides/
West Town Bikes / Ciclo Urbano, 773/772-6523, 2459 W Division St.
http://westtownbikes.org
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World Pillow Fight Day. BYOP. Yearly. All ages. Free 2-3p.
http://bedno.com/fb/194238691045777
TBA. http://pillowfightday.com
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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.
04.01: The Homeless Encampments of Chicago - Photojournalist Lloyd DeGrane and Tribune Reporter Kari Lydersen.
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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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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"Back To The Grave" 18+ $7 10p-3a.
Devoted to Goth, Deathrock & Post-Punk. "Wear your fishnets torn, your hair big, your corsets tight & your makeup heavy!"
http://bedno.com/fb/178690209296226
Bottom Lounge, 773/975-0505, 3206 N Wilton. Upstairs. Near Red Line Belmont stop.
http://thebottomlounge.com
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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.
http://Vaudezilla.com
Stage 773, 773/327-5252, 1225 W. Belmont. Near Racine.
http://stage773.com
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Sunday 2017.04.02 ^
Shamrock Shuffle (since 1980). Yearly. All ages. Always fills. 9:30a.
Columbus to Grand to State to Jackson to Clinton to Van Buren to Balbo to Roosevelt to Columbus.
http://shamrockshuffle.com
Grant Park, 312/744-3370, Columbus and Balbo. Easy by train, bus, trolley, bike or blade.
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Neighborhoods of the World. Sundays All ages. Free 12-4p.
Honoring Chicago's immigrant communities and rich diversity with a lively afternoon of music, dance, colorful costumes, authentic cuisine, and folk art vendors.
Navy Pier, Crystal Gardens, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Grand Red line stop then take free trolley.
http://navypier.com
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New Fox cartoons. Sundays All ages. Free 6:30p.
May include Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, Son of Zorn, more.
http://thesimpsons.com
FOX. http://www.fox.com
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"Adult Swim" Sundays All ages. Free 10p-12a.
Extraordinary block of popular and leading-edge absurdist cartoonage.
http://www.adultswim.com
TOON. On cable.
http://www.cartoonnetwork.com
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Madonnarama. 1st Sundays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
All Madonna music and videos all night with DJ Riley York. Classics, rare tracks, remixes, etc.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://www.berlinchicago.com
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Monday 2017.04.03 ^
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Ongoing ^
"Power Rangers" now playing.
Dacre Montgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G., Elizabeth Banks, ...
http://facebook.com/PowerRangersMovie/
Theaters Everywhere.
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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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Now playing.
Beauty and the Beast, Trainspotting 2, Kong: Skull Island, My Scientology Movie, Contemporary Color, Logan, Table 19, The Shack, Kedi, LEGO Batman, The Space Between Us, The Founder, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, 20th Century Women, Hidden Figures, Passengers, ...
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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STD Awareness Month. -2017.04.30 Yearly.
Individuals, doctors, and community-based organizations address ways to prevent some of the nearly 20 million new sexually-transmitted diseases that occur in the U.S. annually. Frequency in ages 25-45 has doubled in the last decade.
http://cdc.gov/std/sam
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