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Bit Bash's Filthy Pixels, Taco Fest 2017, and more things to do in Chicago this week

Mon 2/20: To raise money for the ACLU, pop-up diner Saved by the Max (1941 W. North) hosts the Presidents' Day Benefit Dinner with an a la carte dinner menu. 5 PM-midnight

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Mon 2/20: During Ladylike, the monthly storytelling show at at Cafe Mustache (2313 N. Milwaukee), femme-identifying and nonbinary performers share stories of their most disgusting moments. 8 PM-midnight

...U.S. for the first time in 40 years, stopping at Reggie's Rock Club (2105 S. State) tonight. Steve Krakow writes, "the man still has moves, costumes, and a voice so powerful...

...is America? Come find out at the One-Minute Play Festival at the Den Theatre (1329-1333 N. Milwaukee). This year’s festival features dozens of one-minute plays inspired by the theme "America...

Wed 2/22: Bit Bash hosts Filthy Pixels at Bottom Lounge (1375 W. Lake), a night filled with new video games—including Lesbian Spider-Queen of Mars and BaraBariBall—plus music from the Cellphones and the Pamphleteers. 7-11 PM

Thu 2/23: The Lincoln Park Zoo (2200 N. Cannon) hosts Hyperception: Illusions for the Senses, a performance by magician and artist Jeanette Andrews focused on heightening the audience's five senses. 7 PM

Thu 2/23: Stand-ups Steven King and Tyler Snodgrass come together to count down the best TRL videos of all time at TRL Live at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia). 9 PM

    Bit Bash's Filthy Pixels, Taco Fest 2017, and more things to do in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge Rip away your mittens, your beanies, your down jackets! No longer need your johns be long! The sun has returned, and with it, plenty of things to do this week. Here's some of what we recommend: click to enlarge To raise money for the ACLU, pop-up diner Saved by the Max (1941 W.
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8 hours ago

This Guy's Friends Took Out A Giant Personal Ad On A Wicker Park Bus Shelter To Razz Him

...s most eligible bachelor!” popped up at a bus stop near the intersection at Milwaukee, Damen and North avenues. But as you might expect given that one of the selling-point attributes listed...

This is how we punish fantasy losers. It goes live in Wicker Park today on Milwaukee & Damen/North. #TrySomeStew pic.twitter.com/D3m0sjQQsc

    This Guy's Friends Took Out A Giant Personal Ad On A Wicker Park Bus Shelter To Razz Him
    Twitter The humble bus shelter might be one of the most utilitarian things on the planet, but something brilliantly bizarre and hilarious is playing out at one located near Wicker Park's most bustling intersection: a good-natured public shaming dressed up as a single's want ad.
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10 hours ago

Best Places To See Indie Rock In Chicago

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    Best Places To See Indie Rock In Chicago
    The music scene is hot in Chicago and Indie Rock draws large crowds. There are excellent venues which host Indie Rock musicians and their distinctive music. Many of the venues require tickets and sell out, be sure to check out each venue website to find out the specifics of the desired music performance.
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14 hours ago

Here Is Tapster, A Pour-Your-Own-Beer Bar With No Bottles Or Cans (PHOTOS)

Just west of the Milwaukee, Damen and North avenue intersection, the 70-seat Tapster at 2027 W. North Ave. replaced Interior Define, a furniture shop that moved to Lincoln Park.

Just west of the Milwaukee, Damen and North avenue intersection, the 70-seat Tapster at 2027 W. North Ave. replaced Interior Define, a furniture shop that moved to Lincoln Park.

    Here Is Tapster, A Pour-Your-Own-Beer Bar With No Bottles Or Cans (PHOTOS)
    WICKER PARK - The neighborhood's first self-serve beer bar and deli (complete with a set of adult-sized swings) hopes to open soon. That's according to Tapster's owners Roman Maliszewski and Sean Slevin, who gave DNAinfo a tour of their new Wicker Park hangout.
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Andersonville Restaurant Week, Ballet de Lorraine, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend

Fri 2/17: Dominique Watkins and Briget Flaherty Diehl present CLUE: A Drag Extravaganza, a concert of sorts at Gorilla Tango Theatre (1919 N. Milwaukee) based on the popular board game and film that includes death drops, lip-syncing, and gender-bending. 8 PM

Sat 2/18: To celebrate the Rotland Press comics anthology Black Eye No 3: A Shameful Enlightenment, Quimby's (1854 W. North) brings together Chicago-based contributors Andy Burkholder, Corinne Halbert, Paul Nudd, Onsmith, and Johnny Sampson. 7 PM

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Fri 2/17: Raven Theatre Company performs a live reading of Sycamore by Sarah Snyder at Center on Halsted (3656 N. Halsted) ahead of its world premiere. 6:30 PM

Sun 2/19: My Familiar Women's Collective hosts its inaugural #BringHer event at Hyde Park Art Center (5020 S. Cornell), featuring stories from women of color, drinks, and art-making. Artist-in-residence Rashayla Marie Brown also opens up her studio for the event. 1-3 PM

Sun 2/19: Chefs from Chicago's NoMI Kitchen (800 N. Michigan) and Michigan's Mabel Gray come together for Taste of the Midwest, a five-course meal served alongside a variety of small patch sour beers from Leelanau Brewing. 7-10 PM

    Andersonville Restaurant Week, Ballet de Lorraine, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend
    click to enlarge Doesn't global warming feel great? There's plenty to do on this warm February weekend. Here's some of what we recommend: Fri 2/17: Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin brings Trayvon Martin's parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, to the DuSable Museum of African American History (740 E.
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3 days ago

Weekend picks: Treat your ears to Mavis Staples at Symphony Center

...Chicago this year: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave.; Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia; Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave.; Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted...

Express Yourself with Watermät at Afterlife: 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, Annex Nightclub, 1958 W. North Ave., Chicago. $5. (630) 291-5986 or afterlifechi.com.

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...spirit to the Chicago Symphony Center with special guest Phil Cook. At Chicago Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. $35-$75. (312) 294-3000 or cso.org. 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17

...mix of touring and local acts -- to six venues in Chicago this year: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave.; Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia; Beat...

...acts -- to six venues in Chicago this year: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave.; Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia; Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave...

...2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave.; Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia; Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave.; Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted St. The fest, in...

...3159 N. Southport Ave.; Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave.; Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia; Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave.; Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted St. The fest, in its fifth year, runs through Saturday...

...W. North Ave.; Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia; Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave.; Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted St. The fest, in its fifth year, runs through Saturday, Feb. 18, and features nearly 50...

...Justin Peck in its repertory concert "Game Changers" at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. $34-$159. (312) 386-8905 or joffrey.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb...

...from Venus Live!" returns for another run at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut St., Chicago. $65. (800) 775-2000 or broadwayinchicago.com. 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17; 4...

...White" and "The Jim Gaffigan Show." Catch him live this weekend at two Zanies locations: 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago, (312) 337-4027, then at MB Financial Park, 5437 Park Place, Rosemont, (847) 813...

...of the Lake Michigan Polar Plunge for Special Olympics on Saturday at Clark Street Beach, 1811 Sheridan Road, Evanston. $100 fundraising minimum; no admission charge for spectators. (847) 370-7370 or soill.donordrive...

Chicago Opera Theater unveils the world premiere of "The Invention of Morel," a futuristic opera by composer Stewart Copeland (of The Police), at the Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Sung in English. $39-$125. (312) 704-8414 or chicagooperatheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18

Dear Dario, Ars Nova, Ode, The Flat Rats: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, Joe's on Weed Street, 940 W. Weed St., Chicago. $10-$15. (312) 337-3486 or joesonweedst.com.

Mike & Joe: 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, Trophy Room, 170 W. Ontario St., Chicago. $12.35. (312) 600-6920 or trophyroombar.com.

Here Come the Mummies, The North 41: 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $25. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

Save the Clocktower, Gallery-81, Ember Oceans, Royal Outsiders: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18, Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $6-$8. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

Todd and the Ten Pins: 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, Paddy O'Fegans, 204 N. Halsted St., Chicago. No cover. (312) 997-3100 or paddyofegans.com.

Wilco: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 22-23; and Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25-26, The Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. Rock. $49.50-$85. thechicagotheatre.com.

"Game of Thrones" Live Concert Experience: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $19-$291. (312) 455-4500 or unitedcenter.com.

    Weekend picks: Treat your ears to Mavis Staples at Symphony Center
    Chicago treasure Mavis Staples is a slow-burning highlight on our music scene -- her gospel roots informing her rhythm and blues persona for years locally and nationally before inspiring her to dabble in hip-hop, rock and pop.
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3 days ago

Police Seek To Identify Man Found Unconscious In Bucktown

The man, thought to be in his 70s, was found unconscious about 6:10 a.m. on a sidewalk in the 2100 block of West Charleston, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he is currently being treated in the Intensive Care Unit.

    Police Seek To Identify Man Found Unconscious In Bucktown
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who was found unconscious Thursday morning on a Bucktown neighborhood sidewalk on the North Side. The man, thought to be in his 70s, was found unconscious about 6:10 a.m. on a sidewalk in the 2100 block of West Charleston, according to Chicago Police.
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3 days ago

Police seek to identify man found unconscious in Bucktown

Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying this man, who was found unconscious Thursday morning in the 2100 block of West Charleston. | Chicago Police

    Police seek to identify man found unconscious in Bucktown
    Police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who was found unconscious Thursday morning on a Bucktown neighborhood sidewalk on the North Side. The man, thought to be in his 70s, was found unconscious about 6:10 a.m. on a sidewalk in the 2100 block of West Charleston, according to Chicago Police.
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