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2017.11.10 (wk1060)
No time but now.
RECOMMENDED:
..-Su: Chicago Humanities Fest downtown.
..-Su: "The Magnificent Wonder" at The Actors Gymnasium.
Ongoing: J.B at City Lit Theater.
Ongoing: Infinite Wrench at Neo-Futurarium.
..-Su: Windy City Con at Westin Lombard.
Ongoing: Tinderella Under The Gun Theater.
Sa: Veterans Day.
Sa-..: Dreaming Bigger in Strange Times at Woman Made Gallery.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: Odesza at UIC Pavilion.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground.
Sa: Vaudezilla! at Stage 773.
Su: New cartoons on FOX.
Su: Star Trek: Discovery at CBS Streaming Only?!?
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Mo: Pron and Chicken Dance Party at The Mid.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: Flying Lotus in 3D at Riviera Theatre.
Tu: Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen.
Tu: Proper Drum&Bass at Debonair Social Club.
We-Th: Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band at Riviera Theatre.
We: South Park new episode on COM.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
Th: ANDREW'S BIRTHDAY.
Th: Great American Smokeout.
Th: Molotov at House of Blues.
Th: Michelle L'Amour's show at Untitled.
Th: The Orville on FOX.
Th: Drum&Bass night at SmartBar.
Th: Leonid Meteor Shower.

Movie:    ^
Now playing.
Thor: Ragnarok, Bad Moms Christmas, Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, Blade Runner 2049, Lucky, Battle of the Sexes, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, In Search of Fellini, Rememory, Tulip Fever, I Do Until I Don't, 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, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Ongoing:    ^
Chicago Humanities Fest (since 1990). -2017.11.12 Yearly. Various times.
Hundreds of speakers on a theme of universal interest at dozens of venues.
chicagohumanities.orgVarious downtown locations.
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"The Magnificent Wonder" -2017.11.12 All ages. $12-15+ Various times.
Fall Youth Circus show.
The Actors Gymnasium, 847/328-2795, 927 Noyes St, Evanston.
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J.B. -2017.12.10 All ages. $12-32 7:30p.
Archibald MacLeish's 1958 traveling circus version of the Book of Job performed by mature actresses.
bedno.com/fb/178970032653955City Lit Theater, 773/293-3682, 1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave.
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The Infinite Wrench. -2017.12.17 Su 7p, Fr+Sa 11:30p.
Successor to TMLMBGB's 28 year run.
Neo-Futurarium, 773/275-5255, 5153 N Ashland.
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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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Friday 2017.11.10:    ^
Windy City Con (since 1974). -Sunday Yearly. $35-50.
Sci-Fi/Fantasy type convention. Many fine featured guests. Art, vendors, films, gaming, workshops, costume contests, room parties.
windycon.orgWestin Lombard, 630/719-8000, 70 Yorktown Center, Lombard. Yorktown Center.
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Tinderella. Fridays -2017.11.24 18+ $12 10p.
Improvised dating fairy tale.
bedno.com/fb/157408418200570Under The Gun Theater, 773/270-3440, 956 W Newport Ave.
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Saturday 2017.11.11:    ^
Veterans Day. Legal holiday in the U.S. Yearly.
Anniversary of the signing of the armistice which ended World War I in 1918. This day is also known as Armistice Day in Europe and Remembrance Day in Canada. Many offices closed Monday.
Celebration and ceremonies at Soldier Field from 11am.
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Dreaming Bigger in Strange Times. -2017.12.16 Th+Fr -6p, Sa+Su 12-4p.
Invitational exhibition featuring women artists currently residing in the Midwest.
11.11: Opening Reception 2-4pm.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 2150 S Canalport #4A-3.
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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.
11.11: ILHS - Illinois Labor History Society. Anniversary of the Haymarket Hanging on Nov 11th, 1887.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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Odesza. Ages? Sold out. 7:30p.
"A Moment Apart" tour.
odesza.comUIC Pavilion, 312/413-5700, 525 S. Racine.
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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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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Saturdays 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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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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Sunday 2017.11.12:    ^
New Fox cartoons. Sundays All ages. Free 6:30p.
May include Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, Last Man on Earth, more.
thesimpsons.comFOX. fox.com TIMES MAP PHOTOS INFO SHARE

Star Trek: Discovery. Sundays All ages. Free 7p.
New series first season!
startrek.comCBS Streaming Only?!?
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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 2017.11.13:    ^
Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
11.13: Hello Kitty Banger w/ Styles & Complete.
facebook.com/PnCDjsThe Mid, 312/265-3990, 306 North Halsted.
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Tuesday 2017.11.14:    ^
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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Flying Lotus in 3D. 18+ $33+ 8p-?a.
DJ +fx.
flying-lotus.comRiviera Theatre, 312/275-6800, 4746 N Racine.
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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.
11.14: Tommy Ruffingers / MC Zulu / Hexes.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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Wednesday 2017.11.15:    ^
Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band. -Thursday 18+ $50+ 2 nites 8p.
W/ Eric Krasno and Karl Denson.
phillesh.netRiviera Theatre, 312/275-6800, 4746 N Racine.
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* South Park NEW EPISODE. Wednesdays All ages. Free 9p.
21st season.
southparkstudios.comCOM. On cable.
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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 2017.11.16:    ^
**** ANDREW'S BIRTHDAY (since 1961). Yearly.
The prodigious brilliance behind this system and much more turns a year wiser. SCORPIOS RULE!!!
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Great American Smokeout (since 1977). 3rd Thursday in November Yearly.
Promoted by the American Cancer Society. Quit smoking, at least for the day.
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Molotov. 17+ $50 6:30p.
Rock Espanol.
acebook.com/molotovoficialHouse of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn.
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Michelle L'Amour's show. Thursdays 21+ Free 8p-2a.
Weekly nite of vaudevillians, burlesque and extreme acts.
facebook.com/UnbridledatUntitledUntitled, 312/880-1511, 111 W. Kinzie.
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The Orville. Thursdays All ages. Free 8p.
New comedy sci-fi w/ Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, ...
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Drum&Bass night. 3rd Thursdays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
11.16: Soljazz / Dioptrics / Delamota / MC Questionmark UK / Rifle MC.
SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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Leonid Meteor Shower. Yearly. 4a-7a.
Peaks near dawn.
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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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