1998.05.01 (week 044)
Andrew's Chicago Fun Newsletter

Andrew's Chicago Fun Newsletter

  Fans of the unusual - see William Darke's freak show on Wednesday
  before it gets too well known!

Friday 1998.05.01:
  European Labor Day.

  "Post Coitum", opens, French film about the aftermath of an affair.
    Music Box Theatre, 773/871-6604, 3733 N Southport,
  Brew&View, 773/618-VIEW, 3145 N Sheffield,
    8:00p (daily): "Boogie Nights"
    10:30p (daily): "The Big Lebowski"
    mdnt (Fr, Sa): "Kingpin"
    Great drink deals, smoking, heckling.
  "Tomorrow Never Dies", a thrill ride of a movie on a huge screen.
    Late Night at the IMax, Navy Pier, 312/644-IMAX, Fr-Sa 11p, Su-Th 9p.
  Chicago Comedy Festival, many great events through Sunday.
    Apollo, Zanies, Swissotel, Village.
    See the Reader, or 847/304-6624,
    Village Theatre playing South Park director's cut.
      773/764-3815, 1548 N Clark,
Saturday 1998.05.02:
  "Bark In The Park" 5K walk/run with dogs to benefit Anti-Cruelty.
  "Onion City Film Festival", Unusual and Avant Garde, 312/986-1823.
    Xoinx Tea Room, 773/665-1336, 2933 N Lincoln, 8p
  "Underground Chicago 98", Rave
    773/509-4975, 312/457-5379

Sunday 1998.05.03:
  "Deadly Dragon Sound System", Jungle DJs, moshy, some reggae.
    Empty Bottle, 773/276-3600, 1035 N Western
  "Liquid Soul", great band with a rapper and horn section, 9p-mdnt.
    Double Door, 312/489-3160, 1572 N Milwaukee
  "SoundClash", good Hip-Hop w/ DJ Jesse de la Pena, pool.
    Smart Bar, 773/549-4140, 3730 N Clark

Monday 1998.05.04:
  "Chrome", Jungle DJs, rapping, break dancing, best at 10p.
    MadBar, 773/BAR-BAR7, 1640 N Damen,

Tuesday 1998.05.05:
  Cinco De Mayo.

  Computer Bowl (part 1 of 2), nationally reknowned annual Jeopardy like computer trivia contest.
    WYCC (20), 7:30p, Hosted by John Ratzenberger from "Cheers",
  "Nocturna", Goth w/ DJ Scary Lady Sarah.
    Smart Bar, 773/549-4140, 3730 N Clark

Wednesday 1998.05.06:
  Adult skating and drinking.
    Rainbo Roller Rink, 773/271-6200, 4836 N Clark
  "Night For Humanoids", music of Gary Neuman and peers.
     950 Lucky Number, 773/929-8955, 950 W Wrightwood
  "Lunacy", cheap drinks, ladies free, industrial, SM/tattoos, sometimes lame.
    Crobar, 312/413-7000, 1543 N Kingsbury
  "Freakshow", William Darke's incredible "Psycho Circus", includes flaming chainsaw jungling.
    Dusk, 773/292-1577, 1000 N Wood
  "Women Obsession"
    Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont

Thursday 1998.05.07:
  DJs 3D & MC?
    Funky Buddha Lounge, 312/666-1695, 728 W Grand
  "Boys Night"
    Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont