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2018.09.28 (wk1106)
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RECOMMENDED:
Movie: "Little Women" now playing everywhere.
Movie: "Night School" now playing everywhere.
Movie: Reeling at Various theaters.
Seasonal: Fright Fest at Great America (Fr/Sa/Su).
Seasonal: Pumpkin Farms at Many locations.
Seasonal: Farmers Markets at Various city locations.
Ongoing: Circus In The Parks (Sa+Su).
..-Su: EXPO Chicago at Navy Pier.
Ongoing: Bears Home Games at Soldier Field.
..-Su: Sukkot.
Fr-Su: Horror Film Festival at The Patio Theater.
Fr: Native American Day.
Ongoing: Language of the Voiceless at Woman Made Gallery.
Fr: Critical Mass at Daley Plaza.
Fr: Cosmix at Berlin.
Sa-Su: Terror in the Aisles at Patio Theater.
Sa-Su: Jazz Festival at Hyde Park.
Sa: College of Complexes at Dappers East Restaurant.
Sa: Start Making Sense at House of Blues.
Sa: Dark Star Orchestra at Vic Theatre.
Sa: "Twisted" at Berlin.
Sa: Bittersweet at Berlin.
Sa: Vaudezilla! at Stage 773.
Su: Wolff's Flea Market & Antique Mall at Allstate.
Su: Ghosts Of Graceland Cemetery walking tour (Su).
Su: Chicago Bike Polo at Garfield Park.
Su: New cartoons on FOX.
Su: 4u at Chicago Theatre.
Su: "Adult Swim" on TOON.
Mo: Ladies Only Adult Dungeons & Dragons at Da Sorce.
Tu: Chi Hack Night at 1871.
Tu: Megan Mullally + Nick Offerman at Chicago Theatre.
Tu: Sting & Shaggy at Aragon Ballroom.
We: UniverSoul Circus at Washington Park.
We: Tributosaurus at Martyrs'.
We: Proper Drum&Bass at Debonair Social Club.
We: South Park new episode on COM.
We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
Th: National Taco Day.
Th: Unbridled at Untitled.

Movie:    ^
"Little Women" now playing.
W/ Lea Thompson, Ian Bohen, Lucas Grabeel, Melanie Stone, Sarah Davenport, ...
littlewomenthemovie.comTheaters Everywhere.
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"Night School" now playing.
W/ Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Brooke Butler, Taran Killam, Keith David, ...
nightschoolmovie.comTheaters Everywhere.
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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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Now playing.
Fahrenheit 11/9, Colette, House with Clock in Walls, Hal, The Predator, 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, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
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Seasonal:    ^
Fright Fest (since 1991). Redecorated rides and additional Halloween attractions. Fr/Sa/Su -2018.10.28 Yearly. All ages. $$ Various hours.
Come early, use coupons, strategize your visit for best results.
Great America, 847/249-1776, 5312 Grand Ave, Gurnee.
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Pumpkin Farms. -2018.10.31 Yearly.
Great fall family fun for all ages.
Many locations.
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Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2018.10.31 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Mo: Loyola; Tu: ColumbusPark, FederalPlaza, LincolnSquare; We: Andersonville, GreenCity, Lawndale, Pullman, Ravenswood; Th: Daley Plaza, Argyle, Austin, GarfieldPark, HydePark; Sa: Division&Dearborn, Edgewater, GarfieldPark, HornerPark, more; Su: Glenwood&Morse, IndependencePark, LoganSquare, WickerPark, Pilsen, PortagePark;
chicagofarmersmarkets.usVarious city locations.
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Ongoing:    ^
** Circus In The Parks. -2018.10.21 Yearly. All ages. $0-15 Shows at 2+5p.
Midnight Circus' world class troupe of clowns, contortionists, acrobats, etc perform just a few shows in each park.
09.29-30: Ridge Park, 1817 W 96th St, Sa+Su 2+5pm
10.06-07: Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N Avers Ave, Sa+Su 2+5pm
10.12-14: Oriole Park, 5430 N Olcott Ave, Fr 7pm Sa+Su 2pm+5pm
10.19-21: Welles Park, 2333 W Sunnyside Ave, Fr 7pm Sa+Su 2+5pm.
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EXPO Chicago. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $20-100+ 11a-7p.
Featuring leading international galleries, curated blend of contemporary and modern art, design and new technology. Museum-quality, concept-driven programming to attract top artists, thinkers and collectors.
expochicago.comNavy Pier, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E Grand. On-site parking, or Grand Red line stop then take free trolley.
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Bears Home Games. -2018.12.16 All ages. $$.
ChicagoBears.comSoldier Field, 312/235-7000, 1410 S Museum Campus Dr.
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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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Sukkot. -2018.09.30 Yearly. Sunset to sunset.
Jewish harvest festival and time for giving thanks. Date varies each year (Tishri 15th by the Hebrew calendar).
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Friday 2018.09.28:    ^
Horror Film Festival (since 2003). -Sunday Yearly. $10-35.
Major special guests, classic and modern flicks, makeup demos, scream contest, babes, blood, booze, ...
chicagohorrorfest.comThe Patio Theater, 6008 W Irving Park Rd.
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Native American Day. 4th Friday in September Yearly.
Honors the indigenous people of the Americas.
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Language of the Voiceless. -2018.10.20 Th+Fr -6p, Sa+Su 12-4p.
Curated show of works by women.
09.28: Opening reception 6-8pm.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 2150 S Canalport.
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* 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.
Bedno.com/bikeDaley Plaza, 773/486-4861, 50 W Washington. Under the Picasso (giant rusty bird), at Dearborn, SW of State&Lake train stop.
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Cosmix. Fridays 21+ $0-5 9p-4a.
"A multimedia music & video dance party where art meets nightlife." Often preceded by theme events. Greg Haus spins.
09.28: Mario Party cosplay and pizza 10p-midnite.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Saturday 2018.09.29:    ^
Terror in the Aisles (since 2002). -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $20+ 11a.
24 Hours of Horror Movie Madness! Several feature films, special guests, vintage shorts, dealers, prizes, more.
Facebook.com/terrorintheaislesPatio Theater, 773/283-7244, 6008 W. Irving Park Rd.
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* Jazz Festival. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. Free Sa -midnt, Su 1-8p.
Dozens of performers at 13 stages.
hydeparkjazzfestival.orgHyde Park, 773/324-6926, 1511 E 53rd. About a mile radius.
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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.
09.29: The Reborn McCarthyism Trend in the Anti-Trump Movement - activist Stansfield Smith.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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Start Making Sense. 17+ $20 Doors 7:30p.
Premier Talking Heads tribute.
startmakingsenseband.comHouse of Blues, 312/527-2583, 329 N Dearborn.
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Dark Star Orchestra. 18+ $30 8p.
Premier Grateful Dead homage.
darkstarorchestra.comVic Theatre, 773/472-0449, 3145 N Sheffield.
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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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Bittersweet. Monthly. 21+ Free 10p-4a.
DJs Philly Peroxide and Scary Lady Sarah spins goth club classics and new dark alternative music & video.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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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.
09.29: Bo'Dasia DeViant.
Vaudezilla.comStage 773, 773/327-5252, 1225 W. Belmont. Near Racine.
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Sunday 2018.09.30:    ^
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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Ghosts Of Graceland Family Walking Tour. Stroll the big name graves. Sundays -2018.10.28 Yearly. All ages. $15+ 2hr 1:30p.
VERY qualified tour guides, lots of interesting history.
architecture.org/experience-caf/tours/detail/graceland-cemeteryGraceland Cemetery, 312/922-3432, 4000 N Clark.
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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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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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4u. A Symphonic Celebration Of Prince. $30-125+ 7p.
4uprince.comChicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
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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 2018.10.01:    ^
Ladies Only Adult Dungeons & Dragons. Mondays All ages. $5 6-10p.
bedno.com/fb/414596395617594Da Sorce, 773/665-2226, 4353 N Lincoln Ave.
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Tuesday 2018.10.02:    ^
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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Megan Mullally + Nick Offerman. $55-70+ 7:30p.
Includes a copy of the book "The Greatest Love Story Ever Told"
twitter.com/Nick_OffermanChicago Theatre, 773/561-9500, 175 N State. Downtown.
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Sting & Shaggy. $90+ 8p.
The 44/876 Tour.
sting.comAragon Ballroom, 773/561-9500, 1106 W Lawrence. Near Red line Lawrence stop.
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Wednesday 2018.10.03:    ^
UniverSoul Circus (since 1994). African-American owned, operated and staffed. -2018.11.04 Yearly. All ages. $18-40 Various times.
Ringmasta and at least a dozen acts!
universoulcircus.comWashington Park, 5531 S Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr.
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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."
10.03: Becomes ELO.
tributosaurus.comMartyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.
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Proper Drum&Bass. Wednesdays 21+ $0-10+ 9p-2a.
10.03: Fiyafly, Mark Almaria, Samantha Rose, Jack Richards.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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* South Park NEW EPISODE. Wednesdays All ages. Free 9p.
22nd 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 2018.10.04:    ^
National Taco Day. Yearly.
Observed at Taco Bell and some other spots.
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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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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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2018.09.28