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1998.10.02 (week 066)
I've never seen so much in a week - October's gonna ROCK!

I've never seen so much in a week - October's gonna ROCK!
  Antz, Roxbury, Strangeland and several other films are out.
  There's a Harvest Fest on Sheffield and some Oktober stuff at the pier.
  Dance Chicago events are all month and MCA has a First Friday.
  Haunted Train and Graceland Cemetery tours start and there's a full moon.
  Musical deathmatches: Hootie and Ice Cube, They Might Be Giants and Korn, Sean and Lenny.

For your convenience through October, my favorite costume shops:
  Drum Gift Shoppe, 773/769-5551, 5216 N Clark, quite nice.
  Fantasy Headquarters, 773/777-0222, 4065 N Milwaukee, huge and comprehensive.
  Lost Era, 773/764-7400, 1517 W Howard, vintage and fine.

Ongoing:
  Digitally remastered episodes of the original Star Trek.  A dream come true!
    Sci-Fi channel on cable, 6:30p and 10:30p, 1.5hr, includes cast interviews.
    http://www.scifi.com
    All episodes in original order, weekdays, with commentary.
  "Pier Walk", more than 100 REALLY impressive huge modern sculptures.
  "The Hauntings at Navy Pier" many family events.
    Navy Pier, 312/595-PIER, 600 E Grand.
    http://www.navypier.com
  "Seahorse Symphony", the amazing seahorse and kin.
    Shedd Aquarium, 312/939-2438, 1200 S Lake Shore.
    http://www.navypier.com
  "Robot Zoo" large animitronic demos of how animal bodies work.
    Museum of Science and Industry, 773/684-1414, 57th at Lake Shore, -1999.01.03.
    http://www.msichicago.org
  "Blue Man Group" this stays here on the list until I see the show!
    Briar Street Theater, 773/348-4000, 3133 N Halsted, $39-$46.
    http://www.blueman.com
  "Jellyeye: Sonata Zero", percussion troupe said to be better than all others.
    O'Rourke Center at Truman College, 773/878-9761, 1149 W Wilson, 8p Th-Sa, 2p Su, -1998.10.18.
    http://www.jellyeye.com
  "Rhinoceros Theater Festival" showcase of experimental performance, theater, music, etc.
    Lunar Cabaret, 2827 N Lincoln, 773/327-6666, nightly, $10 obo, -1998.10.17.
  Drama and comedy: http://bedno.com/find.php?s=theater
  Movies: Pecker, Blade, Pi, Wonderland, Touch of Evil, Slums, 54, Rush Hour, Clay Pigeons, Mary, ...

Friday 1998.10.02:
  "Antz" fully computer animated film by Dreamworks, a romantic adventure comedy.
    Voices of W.Allen, S.Stone, S.Stallone, J.Lopez, G.Hackman, C.Walken, D.Glover, A.Bancroft.
    http://www.pepsi.com/antz
  "Night at the Roxbury" the Butabi brothers go clubbing.
    http://www.theroxbury.com
  "Strangeland" teenager thriller.  It's no Seven.
    http://www.deesnidersstrangeland.com
  "Sheffield Harvest Fest", bands, food, fun, $8, 5:30p-11:30p.
    A. Finkl and Sons Industrial Campus at Southport and Clybourn, 773/929-9255.
    http://www.sheffieldfestivals.org
  "Dance Chicago", River North dance company, 6:30p.
    Athenaeum Theatre, 773/935-6860, 2936 N Southport, -1998.11.01.   
  "First Friday", Jesse de la Pena DJing, Dance Chicago preview, 6-10p, $10.
    Museum of Contemporary Art, 312/280-2660, 220 E Chicago.
    http://www.mcachicago.org
  Microbrewers Oktoberfest (7th), sample 30 beers, bands, $8, 4p-1a.
    Navy Pier Grand Ballroom, 312/595-PIER, 600 E Grand.
    http://www.navypier.com
    http://www.bigcreekevents.com
  "Strictly Jungle" radio show, worth listening to, especially for North siders.
    89.3 WNUR, 11p, 847/604-1983.
  They Might Be Giants, 7:30p.  Saturday also.
    Vic, 773/472-0449, 3145 N Sheffield.
  Hootie et al., $20, 8p.  Hey, I just report it.
    House of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn.
    http://www.hob.com/schedules/CHIbody.html
  Brew&View, smoking, heckling, drink deals, then go to Berlin after.
     8p: "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" a great flick starring Mike Myers.
    10p: "Wayne's World" (Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere, ...)
    312/618-VIEW, 3145 N Sheffield.
    http://www.brewview.com
  Group fun skate along the lake - not confirmed.
    Diversey harbor, Moe 312/514-9701, 9p.
  "Mystic Ball II" see this club if you haven't yet, three level, very slick, no sign.
    Karma, 312/321-1331, 318 W. Grand.

Saturday 1998.10.03:
  Farmers Market
    Winthrop and Thorndale
    Armitage and Halsted
    Division and State
    Clark and Maple, Evanston, 7:30a-1:30p
    http://chicago.digitalcity.com/entertainment/farmers/farmers.htm
  "Art Works '98" a one day downtown fest.
    Dearborn and State, 312/944-4492.
  "Sheffield Harvest Fest", bands, food, fun, $8, 3p-11:30p
    A. Finkl and Sons Industrial Campus at Southport and Clybourn, 773/929-9255.
    http://www.sheffieldfestivals.org
  "Haunted Elevated Train Rides" guided tour of spooky city history, free.
    Chicago Cultural Center, 312/744-2400, 77 E Randolph, Saturday afternoons in October.
    Chicago Cultural Center
  Microbrewers Oktoberfest (7th), sample 30 beers, bands, $8, noon-1a.
    Navy Pier Grand Ballroom, 312/595-PIER, 600 E Grand.
    http://www.navypier.com
  "Dance Chicago", River North dance company, 8p.
    Athenaeum Theatre, 773/935-6860, 2936 N Southport, -1998.11.01.   
  "Family Values Tour" (funny name!) w/ Korn, Rammstein, Ice Cube, Limp Bizkit, Orgy.
    Rosemont Horizon, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont, Ticketmaster, 312/559-1212 
    http://events.ticketmaster.com/cgi/events/state.idc?state=il
  Neil Campbell, Jackie-O-Motherf*ckers, Flying Luttenbachers, Unveril Enjins, Ntcalmanac ANTI-SVSTVM.
    Roby's, 1944 W Division, noise, Lumpen reviewed well.
  "Raise The Roof" by Future Forces, 2 rooms, many DJs, 11p-6a.
    312/409-7249, 847/604-0579.
  New City and several friends say this is a great Saturday scene.
    Funky Buddha Lounge, 312/666-1695, 728 W Grand.

Sunday 1998.10.04:
  Sukkoth (begins at sunset).
    Jewish harvest festival and day to give thanks.
  Oktoberfest festivities.
    Navy Pier, 312/595-PIER, 600 E Grand.
    http://www.navypier.com
  "Double Ten Parade" celebrates 87th anniversary of R.O.C.
    Wentworth, Cermak to 24th, 312/229-6198, what time?
  "Ghost Of Graceland Family Walking Tour", stroll the big name graves.
    Graceland Cemetery, 4000 N Clark, Sundays 2p -1998.10.25.
  "Dance Chicago", River North dance company, 3p.
    Athenaeum Theatre, 773/935-6860, 2936 N Southport, -1998.11.01.   
  "Juice - ninja tunes" good DJs, some from out of town.
    House of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn, $12, 11p show.
    http://www.hob.com/schedules/CHIbody.html
  "Liquid Soul", great band with a rapper and horn section, 9p-mdnt.
    Double Door, 312/489-3160, 1572 N Milwaukee.
  Sean Lennon and Lenny Kravitz, $27.50, 7p show.
    Aragon, 773/561-9500, 1106 W Lawrence, giggle, snicker.
    http://www.aragon.com

Monday 1998.10.05:
  Full moon.
    Always adds an interesting twist to an evening.
  "Chrome", Jungle DJs, rapping, break dancing, best at 10p.
    MadBar, 773/BAR-BAR7, 1640 N Damen.
    http://www.madbar.com

Tuesday 1998.10.06:
  Farmers Markets:
    Dearborn and Adams, 7a-3p
    Lincoln, Leland and Western
    http://chicago.digitalcity.com/entertainment/farmers/farmers.htm
  Free day, 11a-6p.
    Museum of Contemporary Art, 312/280-2660, 220 E Chicago.
    http://www.mcachicago.org
  "After Five Live" w/ Heather Nova presented by The Mix, dance music, free, 5:30p.
    House of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn.
    http://www.hob.com/schedules/CHIbody.html
  "Nocturna", Goth w/ DJ Scary Lady Sarah.
    Smart Bar, 773/549-4140, 3730 N Clark.
    http://www.gothicchicago.com
  "Testosterone Tuesday", hard dance music, ultra buff male strippers.
    Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont.

Wednesday 1998.10.07:
  "Dance Chicago", Choreographer's Showcase, 7:30p.
    Athenaeum Theatre, 773/935-6860, 2936 N Southport, -1998.11.01.   
  "Lunacy", cheap drinks, ladies free, industrial, SM/tattoos, pretty darn good.
    Crobar, 312/413-7000, 1543 N Kingsbury.
  "Women Obsession", ladies mainly.
    Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont.

Thursday 1998.10.08:
  Anniversary of the great Chicago fire of 1871.
    Start of fire prevention week.
  "Sculpture Objects Functional Art" (SOFA) show, many artists showing works with home uses.
    800/561-7632, Navy Pier, $10, 11a-8p.
    http://www.sofaexpo.com
  Brew&View, smoking, heckling, drink deals, then go to Berlin after.
     8p: "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery" a great flick starring Mike Myers.
    10p: "Wayne's World" (Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe, Tia Carrere, ...)
    mdnt: "A League of Their Own" (Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Rosie O'Donnell, ....)
    312/618-VIEW, 3145 N Sheffield.
    http://www.brewview.com


1998.10.02