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2016.11.04 (wk1007)
The Future Is Female
RECOMMENDED:
Movie: "Doctor Strange" now playing everywhere.
Movie: "Trolls" now playing everywhere.
Ongoing: Chicago Humanities Fest downtown.
..-Su: Sculpture Objects Functional Art show at Navy Pier.
Ongoing: Ringling Bros, B&B Circus at Allstate.
Ongoing: "The Pretty Nasty Imagination of Adele Supreme" at Woman Made Gallery.
Ongoing: Dance Chicago at Athenaeum Theatre.
Fr: Good Charlotte at Riviera Theatre.
Fr: Foundations of Music at Park West.
Fr: John Prine at Chicago Theatre.
Fr: Cosmix at Berlin.
Fr: Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind at Neo-Fut.
Sa: Guy Fawkes day.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: Anderson / Rabin / Wakeman at Chicago Theatre.
Sa: The Magician at Concord Music Hall.
Sa: Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground.
Sa: Star Wars Burlesque at Gorilla Tango Theatre.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Vaudezilla! at Stage 773.
Su: Daylight Saving Time ends.
Su: New cartoons on FOX.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Su: Madonnarama at Berlin.
Mo: Buzzed Spelling Bee at Elbo Room.
Mo: Pron and Chicken Dance Party at evilOlive.
Tu: General Election day at Polling places everywhere.
Tu: Epica at Concord Music Hall.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen.
We: Tributosaurus at Martyrs'.
We: South Park new episode on COM.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
Th: "Unbridled" at Untitled.

Movie:    ^
"Doctor Strange" now playing.
Rachel McAdams, Benedict Cumberbatch, Amy Landecker, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton, ...
http://facebook.com/DoctorStrangeOfficial
Theaters Everywhere.
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"Trolls" now playing.
Voices of Anna Kendrick, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Timberlake, Jeffrey Tambor, James Corden, John Cleese, Russell Brand, Gwen Stefani, ...
http://imdb.com/movies-coming-soon
Theaters Everywhere.
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Now playing.
Trumpland, The Dressmaker, Snowden, Sully, Lo and Behold Reveries of the Connected World, Florence Foster Jenkins, Sausage Party, Nine Lives, Suicide Squad, Bad Moms, Jason Bourne, Star Trek Beyond, Absolutely Fabulous, Cafe Society, Equals, Ghostbusters, Captain Fantastic, Cell, Zero Days, The Legend of Tarzan, Independence Day: Resurgence, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Ongoing:    ^
Chicago Humanities Fest (since 1990). -2016.11.12 Yearly. Various times.
Hundreds of speakers on a theme of universal interest at dozens of venues. "Celebrate the social life of ideas."
http://chicagohumanities.org
Various downtown locations.
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Sculpture Objects Functional Art show (since 1994). Over 90 dealers showing very cool modern stuff. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $15-25 Su noon-6p; Fr+Sa 11a-8p.
Extremely efficient way to see a great contemporary assortment. Lectures.
800/563-SOFA http://sofaexpo.com
Navy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. On-site parking, or Grand Red line stop then take free trolley.
http://navypier.com
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Ringling Bros, Barnum & Bailey Circus (since 1871!). -2016.11.13 Yearly. All ages. $11-50 Various times.
"Out Of This World" Blue Tour.
http://ringling.com
Allstate Arena, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont.
http://www.allstatearena.com
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"The Pretty Nasty Imagination of Adele Supreme" -2016.11.30.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 685 N Milwaukee.
http://womanmade.org
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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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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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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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Friday 2016.11.04:    ^
Good Charlotte. All ages. $30+ 6:30p.
W/ The Story So Far.
http://goodcharlotte.com
Riviera Theatre, 312/275-6800, 4746 N Racine.
http://rivieratheatre.com
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Foundations of Music (since 1989). Charity auction. Yearly. All ages. $25-75 7-11p.
Formerly "Rock For Kids"
http://foundationsofmusic.org
Park West, 773/929-1322, 322 W Armitage.
http://parkwestchicago.com
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John Prine. All ages. $60-105+ 8p.
http://johnprine.net/
Chicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
http://thechicagotheatre.com
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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.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
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Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (since 1988). Fr/Sa/Su All ages? $6-11+ Su 7p, Fr+Sa 11:30p.
30 plays in 60 minutes, lots of improv, very welcoming, sometimes topical.
Neo-Futurarium, 773/275-5255, 5153 N Ashland.
http://neofuturists.org
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Saturday 2016.11.05:    ^
Guy Fawkes day. Yearly.
Anniversary of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot kill the English king and parliament.
http://www.worldbook.com/fun/holidays/html/fawkes.htm
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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.
11.05: Do You Believe in Progress? Author David Ramsay Steele essay.
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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* Anderson / Rabin / Wakeman. All ages. $48-128+ 8p.
An evening of Yes music and more.
http://arw-tour.com
Chicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
http://thechicagotheatre.com
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The Magician. 18+ $22+ 8p-2a.
Le Youth, Groove Animal.
http://the-magician.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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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Saturdays 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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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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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 2016.11.06:    ^
Daylight Saving Time ends. Set clocks back to 1a. 1st Sunday in November Yearly. 2a.
Daylight Saving Time (DST) denotes the period of the year when clocks are set ahead one hour. Settings clocks ahead in the summer (spring ahead), and back in the winter (fall back) allows the clock hour to better match the cycle of daylight and night. This provides more daylight time during waking hours. DST was originally suggested by Benjamin Franklin in 1784. It began to be commonly observed during World War I. DST was formally adopted through the Uniform Time Act of 1966, then changed by a few weeks in 2007. Daylight Savings Time starts on the second Sunday in March.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daylight_saving_time
http://www.standardtime.com
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New Fox cartoons. Sundays All ages. Free 6p.
May include Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, American Dad, 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 2016.11.07:    ^
Buzzed Spelling Bee. 1st Mondays 21+ Free 8p.
"Drinking and spelling onstage competing for bar tabs. Complete with speed rounds, shot rounds, and more that'll have you tongue-tied between laughs." $3 PBR.
Elbo Room, 773/549-5549, 2871 N Lincoln. N of Diversey, W of Racine.
http://elboroomlive.com
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Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
11.07: Election Erection Banger.
http://facebook.com/PnCDjs
evilOlive, 773/235-9100, 1551 W Division.
http://evil-olive.com
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Tuesday 2016.11.08:    ^
**** General Election day. Choose the good of the many. First Tuesday after 1st Monday. Every fourth year.
http://wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_presidential_election
Polling places everywhere.
http://chicagoelections.com
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Epica. 18+ $25+ 6p-2a.
Dutch symphonic metal band. W/ Fleshgod Apocalypse, Arkona, The Agonist.
http://epica.nl/
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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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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Wednesday 2016.11.09:    ^
Tributosaurus. Monthly. 21+ $25 7p.
"The Jurassic beast with multiple musical faces. A different band every month, featuring local music celebrities."
11.09: Becomes Fleetwood Mac.
http://tributosaurus.com
Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.
http://martyrslive.com
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South Park NEW EPISODE. Wednesdays All ages. Free 9p.
http://southparkstudios.com
COM. On cable.
http://comedycentral.com
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"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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Thursday 2016.11.10:    ^
"Unbridled" Thursdays 21+ Free 9p-2a.
DJs, vaudevillians, burlesque and extreme acts. "New Year. New Show. Still Freaky."
http://facebook.com/UnbridledatUntitled
Untitled, 312/880-1511, 111 W. Kinzie.
http://untitledchicago.com
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Attractions:    ^
Many great exhibits of local works and curated collections. All ages. Free. Mo-Th 8a-7p, Fr 8a-6p, Sa 9a-6p, Su 10a-6p.
With various special events, music and performances almost every day.
Chicago Cultural Center, 312/744-6630, 78 E Washington. SE of State/Lake train stops.
http://chicagoculturalcenter.org
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Various good modern art shows. All ages. $0-12, Free Tu 10a-8p, Mo closed, We-Su 10a-5p.
Museum of Contemporary Art, 312/280-2660, 220 E Chicago.
http://mcachicago.org
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LIKE A DOWNTOWN AMUSEMENT PARK. All ages. Mostly free.
With Giant Ferris Wheel, IMAX theatre, historic carousel, a*mazing Chicago ride, classic spinning swing ride, new mini-golf course, major VR games, food court, quality restaurants and bars, stained glass window museum, enclosed garden, wonderful specialty shops, children's museum, water taxis, several cruise lines and the Shakespeare Theatre.
Summer: 10a-10p Su-Th, 10a-midnt Fr-Sa; Fall: Mo-Th 10a-9p, Fr+Sa 10a-11p, Su 10a-7p; Winter: 10a-8p Mo-Th, 10a-10p Fr-Sa, 10a-7p Su.
Navy Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. On-site parking, or Grand Red line stop then take free trolley.
http://www.navypier.com
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See how the universe works. All ages. $10-18+ Mo-Fr 9:30a-4:30p (-10p 1st Fridays), Sa/Su 9a-4:30p, closed xmas, open -6p 12.26-1.5.
Much high tech exhibitry.
Adler Planetarium, 312/922-7827 (STAR), 1300 S Lake Shore.
http://www.adlerplanetarium.org
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Masterpieces. All ages. $0-18 Mo/Tu/We/Fr 10:30a-5p, Th 10:30a-8p, Sa/Su 10a-5p, closed xgiving+xmas.
And other interesting permanent and visiting exhibits.
Art Institute, 312/443-3500, 210 S Michigan.
http://artinstituteofchicago.org
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World class gardens. Easy to get to. All ages. $8.75 parking. 8a-sunset, closed xmas.
385 acres, 23 gardens, 9 islands, prarie simulation, oriental features, miniature railway, produce, shows, restaurant, more...
Chicago Botanic Gardens, 847/835-5440, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe.
http://www.chicago-botanic.org
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Quality exhibits and activities for young minds. All ages. $0-14, Free Th 5-8p. 10a-5p.
Chicago Children's Museum, 312/527-1000, Navy Pier.
http://chicagochildrensmuseum.org
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Natural History done right. All ages. $6-12. Last entry 4p, closed xmas. 9a-5p.
"Sue" permanent dinosaur exhibit, insects, anthropology, world culture, geology, ecology, much more.
Field Museum, 312/922-9410, Roosevelt at Lake Shore Drive.
http://www.fmnh.org
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Exhibits covering 4000 years of surgical history. Not for the squeamish. All ages. $3-6, Free Tuesdays. Tu-Sa 10a-4p. Closed 12.24-25, 12.31-1.1.
International Museum of Surgical Science, 312/642-6502, 1524 N Lake Shore.
http://www.imss.org
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World class zoo. Now with web cams. All ages. Free (Building hours vary) 9a-6p.
Lincoln Park Zoo, 773/742-2000, 2200 N Cannon.
http://www.lpzoo.com
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Consistent world class wonderland, set aside a whole day. All ages. $6-11 +parking/movies, Sometimes free. Mo-Sa 9:30a-4p, Su 11a-4p.
Exhibits include clock (possibly the best historical collection in existence), trains, toys, flight, genetics, chemistry, coal, petroleum, human body slices, cyberspace, farming, the U-505, TONS of space flight tech, and much more.
Museum of Science and Industry, 773/684-1414, 57th at Lake Shore.
http://www.msichicago.org
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Truly stunning world class aquarium. $11-18, some deal days. Sa/Su 9a-6p, Mo-Fr 9a-5p (-6p in summer), some later days.
Rear outside deck has the city's best skyline view. Now with web cams.
Shedd Aquarium, 312/939-2438, 1200 S Lake Shore.
http://SheddAquarium.org
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2016.11.04