Bedno.com Andrew  Do  See
2017.09.01 (wk1050)
Not all who wander are lost.
RECOMMENDED:
Movie: Movies in the Parks at Various Chicago parks.
Movie: Millennium Park Movies (Tu).
Ongoing: Bands at Montrose Beach.
Sa: Bristol Renaissance Faire (Sa/Su).
Ongoing: Summer Vacation at Chicago Public Schools.
Ongoing: Chicago Summerdance at Grant Park.
Ongoing: Pleasant Outdoor Concerts daily at Ravinia.
Ongoing: Cubs home games at Wrigley Field.
Ongoing: Sox home games at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Fr: Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly at Navy Pier.
Ongoing: Farmers Markets at Various city locations.
..-Su: Shakespeare's Best at Various City Parks.
..-Su: Wizard World Comic-Con at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.
Ongoing: Cirque du Soleil at United Center.
Ongoing: Jupiter visible near horizon at moonrise.
..-Su: Backlot Bash at Downtown Skokie.
..-Su: Taste of Greece at Greektown.
Fr: Critical Mass at Daley Plaza.
Fr: Lady Gaga at Wrigley Field.
Fr: Group Skate at Daley Plaza.
Fr: Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground.
Sa: Women's Equality Day.
Sa: Circus In The Parks (Sa+Su).
Sa: SuperSprint and Kids Triathlon at Lakefront at Foster.
Sa-Su: Bucktown Arts Fest at Senior Citizen Memorial Park.
Sa: International Gotopless day at North Avenue Beach.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: 2 Chainz at Chicago Theatre.
Sa: Lionel Richie at United Center.
Sa: El Gran Combo at Concord Music Hall.
Sa: Star Wars Burlesque at Gorilla Tango Theatre.
Sa: Gene Simmons and His Band at Park West.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Fireworks at Navy Pier (We+Sa).
Sa: Boy Band Review at House of Blues.
Sa: Vaudezilla! at Stage 773.
Sa: Nocturna at Metro.
Su: Lyndon B. Johnson's Birthday.
Su: Wolff's Flea Market & Antique Mall at Allstate.
Su: Chicago Bike Polo at Garfield Park.
Su: Burning Man at Black Rock City.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Mo: Monday Night Ride at Lincoln Monument.
Mo: Pron and Chicken Dance Party at The Mid.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen.
Tu: Proper Drum&Bass at Debonair Social Club.
We: Fringe Fest at Various venues.
We: Depeche Mode at Tinley Park Amphitheatre.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
Th-Su: Chicago Jazz Festival at Grant Park.
Th: SZA at Concord Music Hall.
Th: Atomic Sketch Event at Green Eye Lounge.
Th: "Clash of Thrash" at House of Blues.
Th-Fr: Tim McGraw & Faith Hill at Allstate Arena.
Th: "Cruel Summer : The 80s" at Untitled.

Movie:    ^
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.
bedno.com/movies/parksVarious Chicago parks.
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Millennium Park Movies. Tuesdays All ages. Free 6:30p.
08.29: The Princess Bride.
bedno.com/movies/parks?pritzJay Pritzker Pavilion, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Millennium Park, Downtown.
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Now playing.
Marjorie Prime, An Inconvenient Sequel, Atomic Blonde, The Emoji Movie, The Midwife, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Chasing Coral, The Big Sick, War for the Planet of the Apes, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Despicable Me 3, Transformers: The Last Knight, Cars 3, Rough Night, Wonder Woman, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Seasonal:    ^
Bands at Montrose Beach. Daily. -2017.09.01 Yearly. All ages. Free 7p.
Plus beers, cocktails, dining.
facebook.com/TheDockatMontroseBeachMontrose Beach, 200 W Montrose Harbor Dr.
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Bristol Renaissance Faire (since 1988). Party like it's 1599!!! Sa/Su -2017.09.03 Yearly. All ages. $8-16+ Coupons online. 10a-7p.
Open just nine enchanted weekends, rain or shine. Spend all day. Hundreds of costumed performers (about a dozen stages) including Queen Elizabeth & Court, over 160 unique artisans all within a recreated 16th Century village. Mouth watering foods of all description (several dozen booths) and aroma & fine imported ales. Big, fun, joyful, semi-realistic, classic goth outing, costumes encouraged, sometimes hot.
Renaissance Village, 847/395-7773, 12550 120th, Kenosha WI. 94 North to Russell Rd (Exit 1), left (W) to Frontage Rd, right to 128 then follow signs.
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Summer Vacation. -2017.09.05 Yearly.
cps.eduChicago Public Schools.
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Chicago Summerdance (since 1997). Lessons, dancing, big bands, different style everyday. -2017.09.14 Yearly. All ages. Free Su 4-7p, Th-Sa 6-9:30p.
Salsa, Swing, Waltz, Bamboleo, Cha Cha, Polka, Tango, Mambo, Fox Trot, etc. Lessons first hour.
chicagosummerdance.orgGrant Park, 312/742-4007, 601 S Michigan. Between Harrison and Balbo, easy by train, bus, trolley, bike or blade.
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Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2017.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 08.25: Spider Saloff: Tribute to Peggy Lee. BGH 6:00p
Fr 08.25: Alanis Morissette. PAV 8:00p
Sa 08.26: John Mellencamp. PAV 7:30p
Su 08.27: John Mellencamp. PAV 7:30p
Mo 08.28: Pentatonix. PAV 7:30p
Tu 08.29: Lifehouse \ Switchfoot \ Brynn Elliott. PAV 6:30p
Tu 08.29: Adrienne Haan: Tehorah. BGH 7:00p
We 08.30: Chad Hoopes & David Fung: John Adams Road Movies; Dvorak Romantic Pieces; Mozart & Beethoven violin sonatas. BGH 6:00p
We 08.30: John Butler Trio \ Brett Dennen. PAV 7:30p
Th 08.31: Daniel Schlosberg & Inna Faliks: Mahler Symphony 6, arr. for four-hands piano. BGH 6:00p.
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra.
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Cubs home games. -2017.09.25.
Mo 8.28: Pirates 7:05p
Tu 8.29: Pirates 7:05p
We 8.30: Pirates 7:05p
Th 8.31: Braves 7:05p.
cubs.comWrigley Field, 773/404-CUBS, 1060 W Addison.
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Sox home games. -2017.09.25.
Fr 8.25: Tigers 7:10p
Sa 8.26: Tigers 6:10p
Su 8.27: Tigers 1:10p.
sox.comGuaranteed Rate Field, 312/674-1000, 333 W 35th St.
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Fun Bands at the Beer Garden nightly. All ages. Free.
Th 08.24: Pier Dance Euphony and Snoopy King 7-9pm.
Sa 08.27: Old Town School Of Folk Abraham Mellish and Big Angry Fish 2-8pm.
We 08.30: Nublu Band and Morry Sochat & The Special 20s 5:15-9:30pm.
Th 08.31: Pier Dance Chicago Samba and Edilson Lima 7-9pm.
Navy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. Miller Beer Garden at the Tip.
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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.
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Ongoing:    ^
Shakespeare's Best (since 2012). -2017.08.27 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Fr 08.25: Loyola Park, 1230 W Greenleaf Ave, 6:30pm
Sa 08.26: Loyola Park, 1230 W Greenleaf Ave, 6:30pm
Su 08.27: Ping Tom Memorial Park, 1700 S Wentworth Ave, 4pm.
chicagoshakes.comVarious City Parks.
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* Wizard World Comic-Con. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $40-99 10a-5p.
Hundreds of comics and collectibles vendors, special featured guest, popular cartoonists, and famous actors.
wizardworld.comDonald E. Stephens Convention Center, 847/268-2000, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont.
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* Cirque du Soleil. -2017.09.03 All ages. $35-250+ Various times.
"Luzia - A Waking Dream of Mexico" "A poetic and acrobatic ode to the rich and vibrant culture... takes you to an imaginary Mexico where light quenches the spirit and rain soothes the soul."
cirquedusoleil.com/luziaUnited Center, 1901 W Madison.
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Jupiter visible near horizon at moonrise. -2017.09.28.
Nightly until October.
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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 2017.08.25:    ^
Backlot Bash. -Sunday Yearly.
Street festival with live music, carnival rides, food and beer tents, sidewalk sales, business expo, classic cars show, silent films and more.
backlotbash.comDowntown Skokie.
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Taste of Greece. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $3 12-11p.
Folk music, culture, meats and spices.
greektownchicago.orgGreektown, 400 S Halsted. Runs several blocks.
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* Critical Mass (since 1997). Last Fridays All ages Free 5:45p.
THE monthly gathering of bicyclists making our 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.
chi.bikeDaley Plaza, 773/486-4861, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop.
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Lady Gaga. All ages. $$ 7p.
ladygaga.comWrigley Field, 1060 W Addison.
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Group Skate. 2nd/Last Fridays 21+ Free 7:30p.
Intermediate through advanced bladers come join the monthly group skate. Be able to skate some near traffic and do a distance of 10-12 miles. Helmet required, other protective gear and water recommended. Weather permitting.
ChicagoSkater.orgDaley Plaza, 50 W Washington. At Dearborn.
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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Fr/Sa 18+ $20-40 10p.
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties. Catch the up-close magic show at 7:30p.
kisskisscabaret.comUptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
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Saturday 2017.08.26:    ^
Women's Equality Day. Yearly.
Celebrates the anniversary of the 19th constitutional amendment ratified in 1920 granting women the right to vote. Formerly known as Woman Suffrage Day.
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** Circus In The Parks. -2017.10.15 Yearly. All ages. $0-15 Shows at 2+5p.
Midnight Circus' world class troupe of clowns, contortionists, acrobats, etc perform just a few shows in each park.
08.26-08.27: Gately Park, 44 E 103rd St, 3pm
09.02-09.03: Hamilton Park, 513 W 72nd St, 3pm
09.09-09.10: McKinley Park, 2210 W Pershing Rd, noon+3pm
09.15-09.17: Wicker Park, 1425 N Damen Ave, Fr 7pm Sa 2+5pm
09.23-09.24: Lake Shore Park, 808 N Lake Shore Dr, 2+5pm
09.30-10.01: Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N Avers Ave, 2+5pm
10.07-10.08: Oriole Park, 5430 N Olcott Ave, 2pm+5pm
10.13-10.15: Welles Park, 2333 W Sunnyside Ave, Fr 7pm Sa 2+5pm.
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SuperSprint and Kids Triathlon (since 1983). Yearly. $$ Races start 7a.
Thousands expected. Cash prizes. May sell out. Big parties after.
chicagosupersprint.comLakefront at Foster.
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Bucktown Arts Fest (since 1986). -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free 11a-7p.
"Great Art, Great Craft Brews"
bucktownartsfest.comSenior Citizen Memorial Park, 2300 N Oakley. 2300 W Lyndale.
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* International Gotopless day. Yearly. All ages. Free 1p.
Protests at beaches and parks worldwide demanding equal topfree rights for women.
gotopless.orgNorth Avenue Beach, 1601 N. Lake Shore Drive. "North of the Boat House"
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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.
08.26: Special Labor Day Speaker: Illinois Labor History Society.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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2 Chainz. Ages? $30-100 7p.
"Pretty Girls like Trap Music Tour."
2chainz.comChicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
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Lionel Richie. All ages. $34-280+ 7p.
W/ Mariah Carey "All The Hits" tour.
lionelrichie.comUnited Center, 1901 W Madison.
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El Gran Combo. 21+ $45 Doors 8p.
Con DJ Eddie Mozkito Cruz.
comborecords.comConcord Music Hall, 773/570-4000, 2047 N Milwaukee. Near Blue Line Western stop. Body searches. No reentry.
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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.
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Gene Simmons and His Band. All ages. $38-300 9:30-11p.
genesimmons.comPark West, 773/929-1322, 322 W Armitage.
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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.
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FIREWORKS!!! Sa/We -2017.09.02 Yearly. All ages. Free We 9:30p, Sa 10:15p.
Visible anywhere near the lake.
navypier.com/aon-summer-fireworksNavy Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. Take the free trolley.
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Boy Band Review. 18+ $10 10:30p.
90s nostalgia show.
boybandreview.comHouse of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn.
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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.
Vaudezilla.comStage 773, 773/327-5252, 1225 W. Belmont. Near Racine.
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* Nocturna (since 1988). THE Electro/Goth gathering. Monthly. 18+ $10+ 11:30p-5a.
DJ Scary Lady Sarah spinning goth, darkwave, dark indie, deathrock, industrial, new wave, electro, ... Nicely decorated, often a special guest and giveaways. A tight but welcoming community of several hundred intriguing individuals. With GlitterGuts photobooth!
facebook.com/groups/15090361526Metro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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Sunday 2017.08.27:    ^
Lyndon B. Johnson's Birthday. Yearly.
Day to remember the 36th president of the U.S., who became president on November 22nd, 1963 following the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He is remembered for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the War on Poverty, creating the Department of Housing and Urban Development and for passing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He presided during the deepening U.S. involvement in Vietnam. He was born in Texas in 1908 and died in Texas on January 22nd, 1973.
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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.
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Chicago Bike Polo. Sundays All ages. Free 3-?p.
Pickup games in decommissioned tennis courts.
facebook.com/groups/311538882232633Garfield Park, S Central Park Blvd at W Monroe St.
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Burning Man. -2017.09.04 Yearly. 9p.
Many of my friends are away. Camp Envy can watch online.
burningman.orgBlack Rock City. Nevada.
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"Adult Swim" Sundays All ages. Free 10p-12a.
Extraordinary block of popular and leading-edge absurdist cartoonage.
adultswim.comTOON. On cable.
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Monday 2017.08.28:    ^
Monday Night Ride. Mondays All ages. Free 10p.
Extraordinary long and late ride for the young and/or hearty. Leaves about 11pm, unplanned route may exceed 30miles from start point, dissipating near dawn.
facebook.com/MondayNightRideChicagoLincoln Monument, 1601 N Clark. Behind Chicago Historical Museum.
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* Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
08.28: Biker Banger.
facebook.com/PnCDjsThe Mid, 312/265-3990, 306 North Halsted.
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Tuesday 2017.08.29:    ^
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.
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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.
facebook.com/chicagoundergroundcomedyBeat Kitchen, 773/281-4444, 2100 W Belmont.
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Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ $0-15 9p-2a.
08.29: Matt Deco w/ Subverb, Intel, and Tim Nice.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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Wednesday 2017.08.30:    ^
Fringe Fest (since 2010). -2017.09.10 Yearly.
Over 200 performances of the untried and weird.
chicagofringe.orgVarious venues. Jefferson Park.
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Depeche Mode. $24-400+ 7:30p.
Global Spirit Tour with special guest Warpaint.
depechemode.comTinley Park Amphitheatre, 708/614-1616, 19100 South Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park. I-80 and Harlem Avenue, South Suburban, expect heavy traffic.
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"In One Ear" (since 1988). Poetry Open Mic. Wednesdays 18+ $3 10p-?a.
"2nd Longest Running Open-Mic In Chicago!"
facebook.com/In-One-Ear-210844945622380Heartland Cafe, 773/465-8005, 7000 N Glenwood. Near Red Line Morse stop.
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Thursday 2017.08.31:    ^
Chicago Jazz Festival (since 1979). -Sunday Yearly. 12-9:30p.
Mostly locals. Many tributes. See event website for details.
312/427-1676 chicagojazzfestival.usGrant Park. Pritzker Pavilion, also other locations.
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SZA. All ages. $25 Doors 6p.
W/ Smino, Ravyn Lenae.
iamsza.comConcord Music Hall, 773/570-4000, 2047 N Milwaukee. Near Blue Line Western stop. Body searches. No reentry.
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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.
atomicsketch.comGreen Eye Lounge, 773/227-8851, 2403 W. Homer St. Near Blue Line Western.
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"Clash of Thrash" 18+ $10+ 7p.
Reign, Savagery, The Vanish, Texas Toast Chainsaw Massacre, Through N Through, Clash of Thrash:Reign,Through and Through and more..
bedno.com/fb/1696456780662506House of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn.
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Tim McGraw & Faith Hill. -Friday $25-200 Two nites. 7:30p.
"Soul2Soul" tour.
timmcgraw.comAllstate Arena, 847/635-6601, 6920 Mannheim Rd, Rosemont.
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"Cruel Summer : The 80s" Thursdays 21+ Free 8p-2a.
Michelle L'Amour's weekly nite of vaudevillians, burlesque and extreme acts.
facebook.com/UnbridledatUntitledUntitled, 312/880-1511, 111 W. Kinzie.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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ALWAYS call before going to a listed event.
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2017.09.01