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2018.03.02 (wk1076)
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RECOMMENDED:
Movie: "Red Sparrow" now playing at Theaters Everywhere.
Ongoing: National Women's History Month.
Ongoing: "Journey for the Sun" at The Actors Gymnasium.
..-Su: Irish Film Festival at Various locations.
Fr: Dr. Seuss' birthday.
Fr: Disco Ice Skating at Maggie Daley Park.
..-Sa: Tyler, the Creator at Aragon Ballroom.
Fr: Cosmix at Berlin.
Sa: Chiditarod XII.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa-Mo: MGMT at Riviera Theatre.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground.
Sa: Vaudezilla! at Stage 773.
Su: City of Chicago's Birthday.
Su: National Grammar Day.
Su: Polar Plunge at North Avenue Beach.
Su: Academy Awards on ABC.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Su: Madonnarama at Berlin.
Mo: Pulaski Day.
Mo: Pron and Chicken Dance Party at The Mid.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: Proper Drum&Bass at Debonair Social Club.
We-Su: Alvin Ailey at Auditorium.
We: Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council Meeting at City Hall.
We: Tributosaurus at Martyrs'.
We: Movieoke at Whistler.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
Th: International Women's Day.
Th: Michelle L'Amour's show at Untitled.

Movie:    ^
"Red Sparrow" now playing.
Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, ...
facebook.com/RedSparrowMovieTheaters Everywhere.
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Now playing.
Annihilation, Survivors Guide to Prison, Young Karl Marx, Black Panther, Padman, Peter Rabbit, Winchester, Lady Bird, Three Billboards, Call Me by Your Name, Downsizing, Father Figures, Jumanji, Pitch Perfect 3, The Greatest Showman, The Post, Last Jedi, Permanent, The Disaster Artist, The Shape of Water, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Ongoing:    ^
National Women's History Month (since 1987). THANXX! -2018.03.31 Yearly.
2018 Theme: Nevertheless She Persisted - Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
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"Journey for the Sun" -2018.03.25 All ages. $25+ Fr 7:30, Sa 4:30+7:30p, Su 3p.
"A Sci-Fi Cartoon Circus - Cosmic adventure featuring astonishing aerialists and acrobats, unearthly retro-futuristic sounds and songs and a enormous intergalactic robot."
The Actors Gymnasium, 847/328-2795, 927 Noyes St, Evanston.
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Irish Film Festival (since 2000). -2018.03.04 Yearly. All ages. $30-65.
Highlights the language, wit and culture.
chicagoirishfilmfestival.comVarious locations.
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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 2018.03.02:    ^
Dr. Seuss' birthday. Yearly.
Theodor Seuss Geisel 1904.03.02-1991.09.24.
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Disco Ice Skating. All ages. $0-14 6-10p.
bedno.com/fb/410408039429188Maggie Daley Park, 312/552-3000, 337 E Randolph St.
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Tyler, the Creator. -Saturday 17+ $77-230+ 2 nites 6:30p.
W/ Vince Staples.
golfwang.comAragon Ballroom, 773/561-9500, 1106 W Lawrence. Near Red line Lawrence stop.
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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.
03.02: Electroclash Era (Peaches, Tiga, Ladytron, Miss Kittin, Dirty Sanchez, Mount Sims, Larry Tee, Adult, and more, Fischerspooner) -2a.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Saturday 2018.03.03:    ^
*** Chiditarod XII (since 2006). Chicago's most absurd race. 1st Saturday in March Yearly. 21+ $5+ 10a-5p.
Four person teams pull shopping cart and musher by checkpoints gathering donated food en-route. Points for volume and creativity.
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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.
03.03: Green Party Candidates for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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MGMT. -Monday 18+ $45 2 nites. 8p.
whoismgmt.comRiviera Theatre, 312/275-6800, 4746 N 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+ $27-47 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 2018.03.04:    ^
City of Chicago's Birthday (since 1837). Yearly.
Celebrated early at Chicago History Museum.
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National Grammar Day. Yearly.
"March forth to speak well, write well, and help others do the same!"
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Polar Plunge (since 2001). Yearly. 10a-2p.
Pledged for special Olympics. Hundreds participate, costume contest, after-party.
chicagopolarplunge.orgNorth Avenue Beach, 1600 N. Lake Shore Dr.
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Academy Awards (since 1929). Yearly. All ages. Free. 4p.
E! usually runs an eight hour pre-show. Various viewing parties around town.
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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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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.
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Monday 2018.03.05:    ^
Pulaski Day. Honors revolutionary war general Casimir Pulaski (1747-1779). 1st Monday in March Yearly.
A Polish pride celebration observed much like a legal holiday in Chicago.
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Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
03.05: Mighty Boosh Banger.
facebook.com/PnCDjsThe Mid, 312/265-3990, 306 North Halsted.
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Tuesday 2018.03.06:    ^
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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Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ $0-15 9p-2a.
03.06: KASPER (Minneapolis) w/ Lamebrane, Ciro.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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Wednesday 2018.03.07:    ^
Alvin Ailey. -Sunday $$ Various times.
American Dance Theater.
alvinailey.orgAuditorium, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress. Downtown.
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Mayor's Bicycle Advisory Council Meeting. (MBAC). All ages. Free 3-4:30p.
Representatives from various gov't orgs present to invited representatives from local cycling interests about legislation, safety and planning for about 90 minutes once about every 90 days.
City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle St. Room 1103.
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Tributosaurus. Monthly. 21+ $25 7p.
"The Jurassic beast with multiple musical faces. A different band every month, featuring local music celebrities."
03.07: Becomes The Who.
tributosaurus.comMartyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.
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Movieoke (since 2008). 1st Wednesdays Occasionally. 21+ $? 9p.
Read along to perform, over 200 scenes to choose from.
twitter.com/ChicagoMovieokeWhistler, 773/227-3530, 2421 N Milwaukee.
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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 2018.03.08:    ^
* International Women's Day (since 1908). Yearly.
Celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women and their contributions.
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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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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. $0-15+ Mo closed, Tu 10a-9p (free for locals), We+Th 10a-5p, Fr 10a-9p, Sa+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. $0-15+, 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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Notes:    ^
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