Andrew  Do  See
2017.06.02 (wk1037)
There is no planet B.
Movie: "Wonder Woman" now playing everywhere.
Movie: Chicago Underground Film Fest at Siskel Center.
Movie: Movies in the Parks at Various Chicago parks.
Ongoing: Cubs home games at Wrigley Field.
Fr: Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly at Navy Pier.
Ongoing: Farmers Markets at Various city locations.
..-Su: Maifest at Lincoln Square.
..-Su: "Do Division" fest.
Fr: Southside Critical Mass at Nichols Park Plaza.
Fr: Ratt at Concord Music Hall.
Fr: Group Skate at Daley Plaza.
Fr: "Hot Stove Cool Music" at Metro.
Fr: Cosmix at Berlin.
Fr: Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground.
Sa-Su: Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.
Sa: LaGrange Pet Parade.
Sa: The 606 Block Party at Bloomingdale Trail.
Sa-Su: 57th Street Art Fair from Kenwood to Woodlawn.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: Tributosaurus at Martyrs'.
Sa-Su: U2 at Soldier Field.
Sa: Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull at Allstate Arena.
Sa: Suicide Girls at Park West.
Sa: Star Wars Burlesque at Gorilla Tango Theatre.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Fireworks at Navy Pier (We+Sa).
Su: Wolff's Flea Market & Antique Mall at Allstate.
Su: Chicago Bike Polo at Garfield Park.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Su: Madonnarama at Berlin.
Mo: World Environment Day.
Mo: Pron and Chicken Dance Party at The Mid.
Tu: D-Day.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: Future Islands at Riviera Theatre.
Tu: Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen.
Tu: Proper Drum&Bass at Debonair Social Club.
We: The Prince Experience at House of Blues.
We: Movieoke at Whistler.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
Th: Full Moon Fire Jam near lake south of Foster.
Th: Tool at Allstate Arena.
Th: "Spectacle" at Untitled.

Movie:    ^
"Wonder Woman" now playing.
Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Lucy Davis, ...
wonderwomanfilm.comTheaters Everywhere. TIMES MAP INFO SHARE

Chicago Underground Film Festival (since 1994). Packed series with many gems, shorts, features, speakers. -Sunday Yearly.
See event website for schedule.
cuff.orgLogan Theatre, 773/342-5555, 2646 N Milwaukee. MAP PHOTOS INFO SHARE

Movies in the Parks (since 2001). -2017.09.07 Yearly. All ages. Free At Dusk.
Nice films, neighbors, popcorn. See the handy quick ref sched. Chicago parks.

Now playing.
Baywatch, Pirates of the Caribbean 5, Alien: Covenant, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, 3 Generations, The Circle, A Quiet Passion, The Fate of the Furious, The Student, Colossal, Ghost in the Shell, Power Rangers, Beauty and the Beast, Trainspotting 2, Kong: Skull Island, My Scientology Movie, Contemporary Color, Logan, Table 19, ...
Theaters Everywhere. TIMES MAP INFO SHARE

Seasonal:    ^
Cubs home games. -2017.09.25.
Fr 6.02: Cardinals 1:20p
Sa 6.03: Cardinals 1:20p
Su 6.04: Cardinals 6:35p
Mo 6.05: Marlins 7:05p
Tu 6.06: Marlins 7:05p
We 6.07: Marlins 7:05p
Th 6.08: Rockies 7:05p.
cubs.comWrigley Field, 773/404-CUBS, 1060 W Addison.

Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
Fr 06.02: Hairbangers Ball and Rockaholics 5:30-11:30pm.
Sa 06.03: Too White Crew and Guests (W/ Andrew Diehl & The Nightmen and Morry Sochat & The Special 20s) 2-11:30pm.
Su 06.04: Old Town School Of Folk Bailey Dee & Her Late Night Bait and Sunnyside Up 2-8pm.
We 06.07: Corey Dennison and Louisiana Al 5:15-9:30pm.
Th 06.08: Pier Dance Chicago Samba and Edilson Lima 7-9pm.
Navy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2017.10.31 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.

Ongoing:    ^
Maifest. -Sunday Yearly. 18+ $10 (donation) Th 5-9:30p, Fr 5-11p, Sa noon-11p, Su noon-10p.
German food, music, merchants, major bands, thousands attend.
mayfestchicago.comLincoln Square, 4700 N Lincoln. Near Western and Leland, brown line stop. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

"Do Division" fest. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $5 Fr 5pm, Sa+Su 12-10p.
Local street faire, sidewalk sale, live music (by Empty Bottle), kid stuff, diverse chow, beer, chess, etc.
312/850-9390 do-divisionstreetfest.com1851 W Division Ashland to Damen. MAP PHOTOS INFO SHARE

WAY too much great theater and comedy and dance to cover.
Pickup Reader and NewCity and TimeOut magazines.
Hundreds of city locations.

Different rock, experimental, jazz, ethnic bands almost every night. 21+ $?
Metro / SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark, Near Red Line Addison stop,
Darkroom, 773/276-1411, 2210 W Chicago,
Double Door, 773/489-3160, 1572 N Milwaukee, Wicker Park near Blue line Damen stop,
Empty Bottle, 773/276-3600, 1035 N Western, dive-ish,
Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln,
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, Highland Pk,

Friday 2017.06.02:    ^
Southside Critical Mass. 1st Fridays All ages Free 5:45p.
A fun, free, group bike ride. Park Plaza, 1300 E 55th St. At Kimbark.

Ratt. 17+ $30+ 7p-2a.
therattpack.comConcord Music Hall, 773/570-4000, 2047 N Milwaukee. Near Blue Line Western stop. Body searches. No reentry. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Group Skate. 1st/3rd Fridays 21+ Free 7:30p.
Intermediate through advanced bladers come join the monthly group skate. Be able to skate some near traffic and do a distance of 10-12 miles. Helmet required, other protective gear and water recommended. Weather permitting.
ChicagoSkater.orgDaley Plaza, 50 W Washington. At Dearborn.

"Hot Stove Cool Music" 18+ $75-400 8p.
Big charity benefit thing for "Foundation To Be Named Later"
foundationtobenamedlater.orgMetro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

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. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Fr/Sa 18+ $20-40 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. MAP SHARE

Saturday 2017.06.03:    ^
Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. -Sunday Yearly.
39 miles over 2 days.
walk.avonfoundation.orgCircuitous route through city.

LaGrange Pet Parade (since 1947). Yearly. All ages. Free 9:30a-11a.
Old and light-hearted parade includes participant's animals of all sorts.
lgpetparade.orgE Cossitt Ave at S LaGrange Rd, LaGrange.

** The 606 Block Party. All ages. Free 10a-9p.
Chicago's extraordinary new linear park celebrates two years.
Includes parades, bikes, families, lights, bands, art, ...
the606.orgBloomingdale Trail. MAP SHARE

57th Street Art Fair (since 1949). -Sunday Yearly. Sa 11a-6p, Su 10a-5p.
Midwest's oldest juried fair. Gentle and genuine. Some very fine works, many ethnic.
773/493-3247 57thstreetartfair.org57th from Kenwood to Woodlawn.

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.
06.03: Stop Bad Apple Gun Dealers - Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Tributosaurus. Monthly. 21+ $25 7p.
"The Jurassic beast with multiple musical faces. A different band every month, featuring local music celebrities."
tributosaurus.comMartyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln. MAP TICKETS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

U2. -Sunday All ages. $35-280 2 shows 7p.
"The Joshua Tree" tour.
u2.comSoldier Field, 312/235-7000, 1410 S Museum Campus Dr. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull. $40-400+ 7:30p.
enriqueiglesias.comAllstate Arena, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Suicide Girls. 18+ $20-65+ 9p.
Blackheart Burlesque Tour, stripteases and performances poking fun at pop culture.
blackheartburlesque.comPark West, 773/929-1322, 322 W Armitage. MAP TICKETS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Star Wars Burlesque. Saturdays 18+ $28 9p.
Gorilla Tango Theatre, 773/598-4549, 1919 N Milwaukee. By Blue Line Western stop. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

"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. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

* FIREWORKS!!! Sa/We -2017.09.02 Yearly. All ages. Free We 9:30p, Sa 10:15p.
Visible anywhere near the lake. Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. Take the free trolley. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Sunday 2017.06.04:    ^
Wolff's Flea Market (since 1991). Sundays -2017.10.29 Yearly. 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. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Chicago Bike Polo. Sundays All ages. Free 3-?p.
Pickup games in decommissioned tennis courts. Park, S Central Park Blvd at W Monroe St. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

"Adult Swim" Sundays All ages. Free 10p-12a.
Extraordinary block of popular and leading-edge absurdist cartoonage.
adultswim.comTOON. On cable. TIMES MAP INFO SHARE

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. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Monday 2017.06.05:    ^
* World Environment Day. Reflect on global environmental concerns. Yearly.
Anniversary of first UN Conference on Human Environment in 1972. INFO SHARE

Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
06.05: Freakshow Banger! Mid, 312/265-3990, 306 North Halsted. MAP SHARE

Tuesday 2017.06.06:    ^
D-Day. Yearly.
Anniversary of 1944 Allied troops invasion of Normandy France. INFO SHARE

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. MAP SHARE

Future Islands. Ages? $30+ 8p.
future-islands.comRiviera Theatre, 312/275-6800, 4746 N Racine. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Chicago Underground Comedy. Tuesdays 21+ $5 Doors 9p.
"The Hippest, Hottest Stand-Up Showcase to Emerge in Years" +good menu & booze. Kitchen, 773/281-4444, 2100 W Belmont. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ Free 9p-2a.
06.06: Machete (LA) w/ BBP crew. Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen. MAP PHOTOS SHARE

Wednesday 2017.06.07:    ^
The Prince Experience. 17+ $15+ 8p.
Premium homage, on his birthday.
theprinceexperience.comHouse of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Movieoke (since 2008). 1st Wednesdays 21+ $? 9p.
Read along to perform, over 200 scenes to choose from., 773/227-3530, 2421 N Milwaukee. MAP TICKETS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

"In One Ear" (since 1988). Poetry Open Mic. Wednesdays 18+ $3 10p-?a.
"2nd Longest Running Open-Mic In Chicago!" Cafe, 773/465-8005, 7000 N Glenwood. Near Red Line Morse stop. MAP INFO SHARE

Thursday 2017.06.08:    ^
* Full Moon Fire Jam. Monthly. All ages. Free 7:30-10:15p.
Gathering for fire spinners, fire jugglers, hoopers, breathers, etc. Practice, networking, and outstanding performances, with drum circle backing. Many hundreds of spectators attend.
06.08: Th 08:10 Strawberry.
fullmoonjam.org4960 N Simonds Dr Betwix Foster and Lawrence in grass near lake. MAP PHOTOS INFO SHARE

Tool. $? 8p.
toolband.comAllstate Arena, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

"Spectacle" Thursdays 21+ Free 8p-2a.
Michelle L'Amour's weekly nite of vaudevillians, burlesque and extreme acts., 312/880-1511, 111 W. Kinzie. MAP SHARE

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. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO

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. MAP INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO

World class zoo. Now with web cams. All ages. Free (Building hours vary) 9a-6p.
Lincoln Park Zoo, 773/742-2000, 2200 N Cannon. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO

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. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO

Notes:    ^
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