Bedno.com Andrew  Do  See
2018.04.13 (wk1082)
That's the joke.
RECOMMENDED:
Movie: Latino Film Festival at Various locations.
Ongoing: STD Awareness Month.
Ongoing: Dragon Lights at Soldier Field.
Ongoing: Wolff's Flea Market & Antique Mall at Allstate.
Fr: Thomas Jefferson's birthday.
Ongoing: Is There a Mother in the House? at Woman Made Gallery.
Fr: Front 242 at Metro.
Sa-Su: CHIRP Record Fair at Plumbers Hall.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: Big Suit at Park West.
Sa: Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti at Martyrs'.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Kiss Kiss Cabaret at Uptown Underground.
Sa: Vaudezilla! at Stage 773.
Sa: Nocturna at Metro.
Su: Clocks and sundials agree.
Su: Vintage Garage.
Su: Model Rocket Launching at East Branch Forest Preserve.
Su: New cartoons on FOX.
Su: Tribute to Allan Holdsworth at Martyrs'.
Su: Wyclef Jean at Metro.
Su: Purple Reign at Berlin.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Mo: Pron and Chicken Dance Party at The Mid.
Tu: Personal income tax due.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: The Residents at Old Town School of Folk Music.
Tu: Proper Drum&Bass at Debonair Social Club.
We: Kid Koala's Turntable Orchestra at Art Institute.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
Th: Bicycle Day.
Th: Bill Murray, Jan Vogler at Chicago Theatre.
Th: Michelle L'Amour's show at Untitled.
Th: Drum&Bass night at SmartBar.

Movie:    ^
Latino Film Festival (since 1985). Over 100 screenings. -2018.04.19 Yearly. All ages. $10+ Various times.
chicagolatinofilmfestival.orgVarious locations.
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Now playing.
Birthmarked, The China Hustle, Ready Player One, Maineland, Ramen Heads, Tomb Raider, The Leisure Seeker, Leaning Into the Wind, Red Sparrow, 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, The Greatest Showman, The Post, Last Jedi, Permanent, The Disaster Artist, The Shape of Water, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Ongoing:    ^
STD Awareness Month. -2018.04.30 Yearly.
Individuals, doctors, and community-based organizations address ways to prevent some of the nearly 20 million new sexually-transmitted diseases that occur in the U.S. annually. Frequency in ages 25-45 has doubled in the last decade.
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Dragon Lights. -2018.05.06 All ages. $$.
Parking lots become an illuminated outdoor fantasy with dining.
DragonLightsChicago.comSoldier Field, 312/235-7000, 1410 S Museum Campus Dr.
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Wolff's Flea Market (since 1991). Sundays -2018.10.28 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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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 2018.04.13:    ^
Thomas Jefferson's birthday (1743-1826). Declaration of Independence author and two term president (1801-1809). Yearly.
Also an accomplished architect.
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Is There a Mother in the House? -2018.05.05 Th+Fr -6p, Sa+Su 12-4p.
Juried exhibition of forty works exploring the facets of Mother.
04.13: Opening reception 6-8pm.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 2150 S Canalport.
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* Front 242. 18+ $30++ 9p.
front242.comMetro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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Saturday 2018.04.14:    ^
* CHIRP Record Fair (since 2003). -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $5-10 8a-7p.
Benefits Chicago Independent Radio Project, WLUW, others. Sizable rooms of CD and LP sales. Also crafts, snax, DJs, bands, workshops, hipsters.
recordfair.chirpradio.orgPlumbers Hall, 1340 W Washington Blvd. New location, across Union Park from Green line Ashland/Lake stop.
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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.
04.14: Classrooms Around the World.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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Big Suit. 18+ $20 8p.
Talking Heads tribute.
bigsuitmusic.comPark West, 773/929-1322, 322 W Armitage.
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Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti. 21+ $15 9p.
Performed by Great Moments in Vinyl.
facebook.com/GreatMomentsInVinylMartyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.
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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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* 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.
facebook.com/groups/15090361526Metro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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Sunday 2018.04.15:    ^
Clocks and sundials agree.
Day in Chicago when the sun is highest at noon.
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Vintage Garage. 3rd Sundays $? 11a-6p.
100 vintage and antique dealers.
847/579-9079 vintagegaragechicago.com5051 N Broadway Uptown between Foster and Argyle.
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Model Rocket Launching (since 1963). 3rd Sundays All ages. Free 2-5p.
Deeply validates geekness. All skill levels. BYOL (Bring Your Own Launcher). Northern Illinois Rocketry Association hosted. Held away from population centers, only a few launches a year.
nirarocketry.orgEast Branch Forest Preserve, Off Glen Ellyn Road near Army Trail Road, Glendale Heights. Use I-355.
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New Fox cartoons. Sundays All ages. Free 6p.
May include Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, Last Man on Earth, more.
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Tribute to Allan Holdsworth. 21+ $10 8p.
Premier guitarists perform on the anniversary of his passing to benefit his estate.
Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.
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Wyclef Jean. 18+ $30++ 8p.
Carnival Tour W/ DJ Papa G / Chai Tulani / Magix King & The Lifestyle / Rooby Man.
wyclef-jean.comMetro, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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Purple Reign. 21+ Free 10p-4a.
Celebrating the legacy of Prince with music & video.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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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 2018.04.16:    ^
Pron and Chicken Dance Party. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-?a.
"A safe haven for all things lewd & crude, lascivious & licentious."
04.16: Spice Up Your Life Banger.
facebook.com/PnCDjsThe Mid, 312/265-3990, 306 North Halsted.
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Tuesday 2018.04.17:    ^
* Personal income tax due. Yearly.
Instituted in the 16th amendment (1913). Withholding was later introduced to fund World War II.
Fed: http://www.irs.ustreas.gov
State: http://www.revenue.state.il.us
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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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The Residents. $35 7-11:30p.
residents.comOld Town School of Folk Music, 773/728-6000, 4544 N Lincoln. Between Lawrence & Montrose.
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Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ $0-15 9p-2a.
04.17: Dan Efx Misfit Audiophlex Skrimshaw.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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Wednesday 2018.04.18:    ^
Kid Koala's Turntable Orchestra. $10-25 7+9:30p.
Everyone participates.
kidkoala.com/live/satellite-turntable-orchestraArt Institute, 312/443-3500, 111 S Michigan Ave. "Chicago Stock Exchange Trading Room"
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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 2018.04.19:    ^
Bicycle Day. Yearly.
Observes the first experimental testing of the psychoactive properties of LSD, by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, on a bicycle ride on this date in 1943.
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Bill Murray, Jan Vogler. $45-95 8p.
& Friends: "New Worlds" collaboration.
Chicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
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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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Drum&Bass night. 3rd Thursdays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
Pressure w/ Delamota / Dioptrics / Orbitalsky / Skrimshaw / Hu Go Lo / MC Questionmark Uk / Rifle MC.
SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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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, mini-golf course, quality restaurants and bars, enclosed garden, touristy specialty shops, children's museum, water taxis and cruise lines, the Shakespeare Theatre and more.
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, 111 S Michigan Ave.
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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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