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Tuesday 2018.04.24
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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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.
Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 2150 S Canalport.
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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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Proper Drum&Bass. Tuesdays 21+ $0-15 9p-2a.
04.24: danny the wild child.
facebook.com/properchicagodrumandbassDebonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee. At North and Damen.
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Wednesday 2018.04.25
Administrative Professionals Day. Yearly.
Day to honor and be kind to professional administrative assistants.
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Parental Alienation Awareness Day. Yearly.
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Joffrey Ballet. -2018.05.06 Variou$ 7:30p.
Midsummer Night's Dream.
joffrey.comAuditorium, 312/431-2357, 50 E Congress. Downtown.
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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 2018.04.26
* Take Your Child to Work Day (since 1993). 4th Thursday in April Yearly.
Parent's opportunity to educate their children on the nature of employment.
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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.
facebook.com/atomicsketchGreen Eye Lounge, 773/227-8851, 2403 W. Homer St. Near Blue Line Western.
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Bon Jovi. All ages. $19-500+ 7:30p.
"This House Is Not For Sale" tour.
bonjovi.comUnited Center, 1901 W Madison.
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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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Friday 2018.04.27
Arbor Day. Last Friday in April Yearly.
A special day set aside for the planting of trees. First proposed in Nebraska in 1872, later became a legal holiday there. Different date by state.
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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.
chi.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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"Whiskyx" 21+ $75-125+ 6p.
Whiskey fest with dozens of varieties, bands and food trucks.
thewhiskyx.comSoldier Field, 312/235-7000, 1410 S Museum Campus Dr.
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Acrobatica Infiniti Circus. Monthly. 21+ $25-40 8p.
Combining circus, cosplay, and genre fiction. Great performers, breathtaking acts. Showcasing new works and fan favorites from silly to sensual: fire eating, trapeze, straps, juggling, hooping, aerial ring, comedy, acrobatics and more!
aicircus.comUptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
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Cosmix. Fridays 21+ $0-5 9p-4a UNCONFIRMED
"A multimedia music & video dance party where art meets nightlife." Often preceded by theme events. Greg Haus spins.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
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Saturday 2018.04.28
America's Beauty Show (since 1998). -Monday Yearly. $20-100.
Renowned event for cosmetology professionals, with vendors, speakers, classes, demos, competitions, parties.
800/883-7808 americasbeautyshow.comMcCormick Place, 2301 S Lake Shore.
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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.
04.28: The History and Current Situation on the Ground in Palestine / Israel through poetry, prose, and art.
312/326-2120 collegeofcomplexes.orgDappers East Restaurant, 773/509-9100, 2901 W. Addison.
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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 2018.04.29
* Sci-Fi Spectacular (since 2007). Yearly. No pre-teens. $20+ 14 hour marathon. 12p-3a UNCONFIRMED
Includes special guests, shorts, artists, films: Darkman, Mothra vs. Godzilla, Repo Man, Slaughterhouse-five, Total Recall.
facebook.com/scifispectacularPatio Theater, 773/685-4291, 6008 Irving Park Rd.
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New Fox cartoons. Sundays All ages. Free 6p UNCONFIRMED
May include Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob's Burgers, Last Man on Earth, more.
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* Full Moon Fire Jam. Monthly. All ages. Free 6:30-9:30p.
Gathering for fire spinners, fire jugglers, hoopers, breathers, etc. Practice, networking, and outstanding performances, with drum circle backing. Many hundreds of spectators attend.
fullmoonjam.org4960 N Simonds Dr Betwix Foster and Lawrence in grass near lake.
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Full "Pink" Moon. Always adds an interesting twist. 8p.
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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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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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Monday 2018.04.30
Walpurgis Night. Yearly.
Also known as witches' sabbath and eve of May Day. Commemorates the 8th century saint and protectress against witchcraft.
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MS Walk (since 1989). Yearly. All ages. $50-? 9:30a-12p UNCONFIRMED
Major charity event, 7-9 lakefront miles. Prizes, parking. Also several suburban walks.
312/423-1101 main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Walk/ILDWalkEvents?fr_id=27428855/372-1331, 1746 N Stockton.
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"Genesis" now playing.
Olivia Grant, Chike Okonkwo, John Hannah, Warren Brown, Ed Stoppard, ...
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"I Feel Pretty" now playing.
Amy Schumer, Michelle Williams, Emily Ratajkowski, Tom Hopper, Rory Scovel, ...
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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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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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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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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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