Andrew  Do  See
2017.11.24 (wk1062)
It's later than you think.
Movie: Sing-a-long Sound of Music at Music Box Theatre.
Movie: The Hedy Lamarr Story now playing everywhere.
Movie: "The Man Who Invented Christmas" now playing everywhere.
Ongoing: Ice Skating.
Ongoing: A Klingon Christmas Carol at Raven Theatre.
Ongoing: Holiday Train.
Ongoing: Christkindlmarket at Daley Plaza.
Ongoing: Collected Holiday Songs and Recipes.
Ongoing: Dreaming Bigger in Strange Times at Woman Made Gallery.
Ongoing: J.B at City Lit Theater.
Ongoing: Infinite Wrench at Neo-Futurarium.
Fr: Buy Nothing Day.
Fr: Critical Mass at Daley Plaza.
Fr: A Perfect Circle at UIC Pavilion.
Fr: Harvest Peace Fest at ChiTown Futbol.
..-Sa: String Cheese Incident at Chicago Theatre.
Fr: Tinderella Under The Gun Theater.
Fr: Cosmix at Berlin.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: Squeeze at Vic Theatre.
Sa: Morrissey at Riviera Theatre.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground.
Sa: Vaudezilla! at Stage 773.
Su: Bittersweet at Berlin.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
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: South Park new episode on COM.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
Th: Atomic Sketch Event at Green Eye Lounge.
Th: Rise Against at Aragon Ballroom.
Th: Evanescence at Chicago Theatre.
Th: Michelle L'Amour's show at Untitled.
Th: The Orville on FOX.

Movie:    ^
Sing-a-long Sound of Music. -2017.12.03 Yearly. ~$15 Eight showings.
The classic film, subtitled, with costume contest. Usually sells out.
Music Box Theatre, 773/871-6604, 3733 N Southport. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS INFO SHARE

"Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story" now playing.
Nino Amareno, Charles Amirkhanian, Jeanine Basinger, Bill Birnes, ... Everywhere. TIMES MAP INFO SHARE

"The Man Who Invented Christmas" now playing.
Dan Stevens, Christopher Plummer, Jonathan Pryce, Simon Callow. Everywhere. TIMES MAP INFO SHARE

Now playing.
Justice League, 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, ...
Theaters Everywhere. TIMES MAP INFO SHARE

Seasonal:    ^
Ice Skating. -2018.02.28 Yearly.
Weather permitting: Wrigley Field; Millennium Park, 312/742-5222, 55 N Michigan; Warren Park, 773/262-8656, 6601 N Western; Riis Park, 312/746-5735, 6100 W Fullerton; Daley Plaza, 312/742-7650, 337 E Randolph; more... PHOTOS INFO SHARE

A Klingon Christmas Carol. -2017.12.17 Yearly. All ages. $22+ Th-Sa 8p, Su 2p.
"Scrooge has no honor, nor any courage. Can three ghosts help him to become the true warrior he ought to be in time to save Tiny Tim from a horrible fate? Performed in the Original Klingon with English Supertitles, and narrative analysis from The Vulcan Institute of Cultural Anthropology." Theatre, 773/338-2177, 6157 N Clark. MAP INFO SHARE

Holiday Train. -2017.12.23 Yearly. Wk 3-7p, Sa 1-8p.
Fr 11.24: Green & Orange lines
Sa 11.25: Green line (+photos w/ Santa)
Tu 11.28: Green & Orange lines
We 11.29: Orange & Brown lines
Th 11.30: Orange & Brown lines. SHARE

Christkindlmarket (since 1997). Festive German style holiday market. -2017.12.24 Yearly. All ages. Free Su-Th -8p, Fr+Sa -9p 11a.
50 Timber cabins, ethnic foods, fine crafted gifts, music, sweets.
christkindlmarket.comDaley Plaza, 312/744-3370, 50 W Washington. Washington and Dearborn. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

HOLIDAY CLASSICS. -2018.01.03 Yearly. All ages.
* A Christmas Carol: 11.18-12.31 Goodman Theatre, 312/443-3800, 200 S Columbus,
* The Nutcracker: 12.01-12.30 Joffrey Ballet, Auditorium Theatre, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress,
* Christmas Around The World: 11.17-01.07 Dozens of spectacular International holiday decorated trees, Museum of Science and Industry,
* Zoolights: 11.24-01.07 Over a million lights, certain dates/times, Lincoln Park Zoo,

Collected Holiday Songs, Recipes and Stories. -2017.12.29 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Check out this terrific comprehensive set of popular holiday songs, recipes and stories. PHOTOS INFO SHARE

Ongoing:    ^
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.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 2150 S Canalport #4A-3. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

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. Lit Theater, 773/293-3682, 1020 W Bryn Mawr Ave. MAP SHARE

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. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

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

Friday 2017.11.24:    ^
* Buy Nothing Day (since 1992). International celebration of consumer awareness and simple living. Yearly. Day after Thanksgiving.
Very real global day of protest against the corporate brainwashing which leads to the un-sustainable Western hyper-consumerist culture. Includes anti-commercials and events at the world's largest malls. Intentionally occurs on the biggest shopping day of the year. See the website for more info. FIND INFO SHARE

* 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. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

A Perfect Circle. $40-75 7p.
Featuring The Beta Machine.
aperfectcircle.comUIC Pavilion, 312/413-5700, 525 S. Racine. MAP TICKETS SHARE

Harvest Peace Fest. Ages? $? 7p.
Bass stage: Bundo -7:55, Kornholo -8:25, Fallout -9:00, Grime Theory -10:00, Dylan Koempel -10:10, BassdRx -11:00, BLOX -12:00, Trentcast B2B TrypZ -1:00, Sub-Rekah B2B Deceptigrime -2:00.
Band stage: Slave to the Grooove -8:45, Flabby Hoffman -9:30, Extrinsic -10:15, Nathan Knew -11:00, T.Z. -11:30, intermission -11:45, When We Was Kids -12:30, Frequilibrium -1:15, Barn Owl Band -2:00.
+ Art, Flow, glass, mediam, ... Futbol, 312/226-1988, 2343 S Throop St. MAP SHARE

String Cheese Incident. -Saturday $74-256 2 nites. 8p.
stringcheeseincident.comChicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Tinderella (final show). 18+ $12 10p.
Improvised dating fairy tale. The Gun Theater, 773/270-3440, 956 W Newport Ave. MAP 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.
11.24: Cosplay contest 10p-midnt.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop. MAP PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Saturday 2017.11.25:    ^
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.
11.25: Is Trump a True Capitalist, or Is He Another Mooch at the Public Trough!
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Squeeze. 18+ $40-60 8p.
squeezeofficial.comVic Theatre, 773/472-0449, 3145 N Sheffield. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Morrissey. All ages. $75 8:30p.
itsmorrisseysworld.comRiviera Theatre, 312/275-6800, 4746 N Racine. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND 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

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. MAP SHARE

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. MAP INFO SHARE

Sunday 2017.11.26:    ^
Bittersweet. 21+ Free 10p-4a.
DJs Philly Peroxide and Scary Lady Sarah spins goth club classics and new dark alternative music & video. $2 PBR.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop. MAP PHOTOS FIND 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

Monday 2017.11.27:    ^
Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
11.27: Boogie Nights Banger. Mid, 312/265-3990, 306 North Halsted. MAP SHARE

Tuesday 2017.11.28:    ^
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

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+ $0-15 9p-2a.
11.28: Hspdchase, Misft & Ciro tag team, Campbell (Melbourne, Australia). Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen. MAP PHOTOS SHARE

Wednesday 2017.11.29:    ^
* South Park NEW EPISODE. Wednesdays All ages. Free 9p.
21st season.
southparkstudios.comCOM. On cable. TIMES MAP 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 2017.11.30:    ^
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. MAP PHOTOS EVENTS INFO SHARE

Rise Against. $38-102 7p.
W/ Papa Roach, Night Riots.
riseagainst.comAragon Ballroom, 773/561-9500, 1106 W Lawrence. Near Red line Lawrence stop. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

Evanescence. $118-575 8p.
Performing "Synthesis" with full Orchestra.
evanescence.comChicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown. MAP TICKETS PHOTOS FIND EVENTS INFO SHARE

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

The Orville. Thursdays All ages. Free 8p.
New comedy sci-fi w/ Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, ... TIMES 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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