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2018.09.14 (wk1104)
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Movie: "Hal" now playing (but not in Chicago?).
Movie: "The Predator" now playing everywhere.
Seasonal: Pleasant Outdoor Concerts daily at Ravinia.
Seasonal: Farmers Markets at Various city locations.
Ongoing: Circus In The Parks (Sa+Su).
Ongoing: World Music Festival at Various locations.
Fr-Su: Riot Fest at Douglas Park.
Fr: Maroon 5 at United Center.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: Dispatch Summer at Northerly Island Pavilion.
Sa: Lady Antebellum at Tinley Park Amphitheatre.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Su: Mexican Independence Day.
Su: Stepfamily Day.
Su-Sa: Unmarried and Single Americans Week.
Su: North Shore Century ride at Dawes Park.
Su: Wolff's Flea Market & Antique Mall at Allstate.
Su: Ravenswood ArtWalk at Central Gallery.
Su: Vintage Garage.
Su: Model Rocket Launching at East Branch Forest Preserve.
Su: Chicago Bike Polo at Garfield Park.
Su: Pentatonix at Tinley Park Amphitheatre.
Su: Purple Reign at Berlin.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Mo: Citizenship Day.
Mo-..: Bears Home Games at Soldier Field.
Mo: Monday Night Ride at Lincoln Monument.
Tu-We: Yom Kippur.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: Proper Drum&Bass at Debonair Social Club.
We: Talk Like a Pirate Day.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
We: Drum&Bass night at SmartBar.
Th: Unbridled at Untitled.
Movie: Reeling at Various theaters.

Movie:    ^
"Hal" now playing.
Tribute to Hal Ashby, the genius behind 1970s classics Harold and Maude, Shampoo, Being There, more. W/ Hal, Allison Anders, Judd Apatow, Rosanna Arquette, Beau Bridges, ...
hal.oscilloscope.netTheaters Everywhere.
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"The Predator" now playing.
#4 in the series (if you don't count AvP 1+2). W/ Yvonne Strahovski, Olivia Munn, Jacob Tremblay, Boyd Holbrook, ...
foxmovies.com/movies/the-predatorTheaters Everywhere.
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Now playing.
The Happytime Murders, The Wife, Juliet Naked, Alpha, Christopher Robin, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Teen Titans Go!, Generation Wealth, Shock and Awe, Skyscraper, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Sorry to Bother You, Leave No Trace, Three Identical Strangers, Woman Walks Ahead, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The King, Incredibles 2, Hotel Artemis, Ocean's 8, Won't You Be My Neighbor?, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Seasonal:    ^
Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2018.09.17 Yearly.
Fr 9.14: Gipsy Kings, 5pm
Sa 9.15: Johnny Rivers and Jimmy Webb, 5pm
Su 9.16: Fiesta Ravinia with Los Tigres del Norte, 1pm.
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra.
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Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2018.10.31 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:    ^
** Circus In The Parks. -2018.10.21 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.
09.14-16: Holstein Park, 2200 N Oakley Ave, Fr 7pm Sa+Su 2+5pm
09.21-23: Lake Shore Park, 808 N Lake Shore Dr, Fr 7pm Sa+Su 2+5pm
09.29-30: Ridge Park, 1817 W 96th St, Sa+Su 2+5pm
10.06-07: Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N Avers Ave, Sa+Su 2+5pm
10.12-14: Oriole Park, 5430 N Olcott Ave, Fr 7pm Sa+Su 2pm+5pm
10.19-21: Welles Park, 2333 W Sunnyside Ave, Fr 7pm Sa+Su 2+5pm.
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World Music Festival (since 1999). -2018.09.23 Yearly.
Different international musical acts nightly all day at numerous music venues and major cultural facilities.
312/742-1938 worldmusicfestivalchicago.orgVarious 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 2018.09.14:    ^
* Riot Fest. -Sunday Yearly. $$.
Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Incubus, Young the Giant, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dropkick Murphys, Bleachers, Atmosphere, Flogging Molly, Cypress Hill, Bad Religion, Underoath, Matt and Kim, the Jesus Lizard, Sum 41, the Voidz, the Front Bottoms, Twin Peaks, K.Flay, Suicidal Tendencies, Bullet For My Valentine, Clutch, the Wonder Years, Digable Planets, Liz Phair, Cat Power, Gary Numan, Killing Joke, Hot Snakes, Wolfmother, Moose Blood, SWMRS, Johnny Marr, Superchunk, JD McPherson, Reignwolf, Lagwagon, Pussy Riot, FEAR, Andrew W.K., GWAR, the Aquabats, Hobo Johnson & the Lovemakers, Face to Face, the Bouncing Souls, Dillinger Four, Conflict, Piebald, Adolescents, the Avengers, Cobra Skulls, HEALTH, Calpurnia, Kevin Devine, the Frights, the Districts, Arkells, the Audition, Spitalfield, Flor, Speedy Ortiz, Bully, Lower Class Brats, Total Chaos, the Fever 333, Direct Hit!, Mom Jeans., Mannequin Pussy, Pronoun, Beach Goons, the Bombpops, Badflower, Save Face, Super Whatevr, Beach Bunny, No Small Children, featuring Hellzapoppin' Circus Sideshow Revue, and more to be announced.
riotfest.orgDouglas Park, 1600 S Sacramento. At Roosevelt.
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Maroon 5. All ages. $80-240+ 8p.
maroon5.comUnited Center, 1901 W Madison.
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Saturday 2018.09.15:    ^
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.
09.15: Why is a Perfect Society Impossible?
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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Dispatch Summer. All ages. $20-50 7p.
W/ Nahko And Medicine For The People, Scatter Their Own.
dispatchmusic.comNortherly Island Pavilion, 312/540-2668, 1300 S Lynn White Dr.
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Lady Antebellum. $26-110+ 7p.
W/ Darius Rucker.
ladyantebellum.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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"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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Sunday 2018.09.16:    ^
Mexican Independence Day. Yearly.
Commemorates the call for independence from Spain in 1821.
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Stepfamily Day (since 1997). Yearly.
happystepfamilyday.org INFO SHARE

Unmarried and Single Americans (U.S.A.) Week. 3rd Sunday in September -Saturday Yearly.
Formally proclaimed in many states and cities.
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* North Shore Century ride (since 1985). Yearly. All ages. $17-25 6a-7p.
Evanston Bike Club "incredibly scenic biking... tranquil tree-lined streets... refreshing lake breezes." Uses cue sheets and painted street markings. Five distance options from 25-100 miles.
evanstonbikeclub.org/nscDawes Park, 1700 Sheridan Road.
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Wolff's Flea Market (since 1991). Sundays 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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Ravenswood ArtWalk (since 1992). Yearly. All ages. Free 11a-6p.
200+ artists in 40+ venues, music, art, food.
ravenswoodartwalk.orgCentral Gallery, 4021 N. Ravenswood. Waveland to Lawrence.
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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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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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Pentatonix. $18-120+ 8p.
pentatonix.orgTinley 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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* 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 2018.09.17:    ^
Citizenship Day (since 1952). Yearly.
Day established by Congress to give recognition to people who became American citizens in the preceding year.
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Bears Home Games. -2018.12.16 All ages. $$.
09.17: Vs. Seattle Seahawks.
ChicagoBears.comSoldier Field, 312/235-7000, 1410 S Museum Campus Dr.
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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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Tuesday 2018.09.18:    ^
Yom Kippur. Jewish Day of Atonement. -2018.09.19 Yearly. Sunset to sunset.
Celebrated on Tishri 10 of the Hebrew calendar, which falls in early autumn. This Sabbath of Sabbaths is observed by fasting, confession to God of sins committed during the last year, and prayers for forgiveness. Observance begins with the evening Kol Nidre service of repentance. Strictly speaking, one has not atoned until forgiven by the wronged party. Give to charity, reflect, change, and for 24hrs do not eat, no leather, bathing, romance or frivolity.
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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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Queen's Greatest Hits. 17+ $35+ Doors 6:30p.
By Queen Extravaganza.
queenonline.com/quexHouse of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn.
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Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ $0-10+ 9p-2a.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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Wednesday 2018.09.19:    ^
Talk Like a Pirate Day. Yearly. 10a-1p.
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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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Drum&Bass night. 3rd Wednesdays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
W/ Liondub / Delamota / Dioptrics / Selekta Steel / Nick Twist / MC Questionmark UK / Rifle MC.
SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark. Near Red Line Addison stop.
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Thursday 2018.09.20:    ^
Unbridled. 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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Reeling (since 1983). International LGBT Film Festival.
Quite interesting assortment of about 90 films in a variety of genres.
reelingfilmfestival.orgVarious theaters.
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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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2018.09.14