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Weekend Events Around Town: 10/17-10/19

2120 S. Jefferson St.

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Halloween horror events October 16-19

Skelebration 2014 - Redmoon Theater's annual family-friendly Halloween event going October 18th-26th in Pilsen. UFO carousel, Lagoon, floating trays, monkey servers, haunted sideshow rooms, attic maze, prizes, games, and a ton of other oddities. 2120 S. Jefferson.

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TRICK 'R TREAT (10:30pm) & CREEPSHOW (11:00pm) -  Thursday at Logan Theatre as part of their Horror Movie Madness Film Series this month. 2646 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL, 60647. thelogantheatre.com

THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (1920) - Thursday (5pm) at Music Box Theatre. 4K restoration carefully scanned from “mostly” preserved camera negative at the German Federal Film Archive. 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613.

SUPER 8 and THE MONSTER SQUAD - Sunday, Oct. 19th at the Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL. Doors open 4pm. Showtime 5pm. All ages.

Hack/Slash - Strangeloop Theater and CIC Theater present the stage adaptation of Tim Seeley's popular comic book series. Runs through November 1st. Chemically Imbalanced Theater, 1422 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60613. Tickets $15. Read my full-length article about this event HERE.

...out with plain white backdrops that eventually end up being covered in blood. Annoyance Theater, 851 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60657. Saturday at 10:30pm. Tickets $20/$15 students (Goldstar member discount $10...

...of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde novella. Runs through Sunday, October 19th. Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago, IL 60660. Tickets $20 adults/$15 students/seniors. Call 773-340-9438 or online...

Faust and Found - Hell has run low on souls, so Satan goes on the prowl. Problem is, he finds out that in 2014, no one gives a crap. About anything. Vex's Lair comedy collective. Runs through November 1st. Public House Theatre, 3914 N. Clark, Chicago, IL 60613. 1-800-650-6449.

...written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Mamet, directed by Joe Jahraus. The Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613. 773-549-1815. Through November 16th. Tickets HERE or discount tickets for...

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - Vengeance, cannibalism, baking, singing, revenge! Porchlight Music Theatre, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL. Through November 9th. 773-327-5252.

Nightmares on Lincoln Avenue 666: The Exorcism of Rosemary's Omen - Corn Productions' BYOB Halloween show presents an homage to horror films ranging from the 1960's to 1980's. Through November 1st. Cornservatory, 4210 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL. Tickets $7-$15. 773-650-1331.

Animal Farm - Steppenwolf for Young Adults' stage adaptation of George Orwell's disturbing classic story. Through November 14th. Steppenwolf 312-335-1650. Located at 1650 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL 60614.

Ghostbusted - E.D.G.E. Youth Theatre presents a Ghostbusters parody. Performances are on Oct. 16th, 18th, 23rd, and 24th. Mary's Attic at Hamburger Mary's, 5400 N. Clark, Chicago, IL 60640. 773-784-6969. Tickets HERE or Goldstar Members Discount tickets HERE.

...Show” in their 2014 Best of Chicago awards. Runs through November 2nd. Dream Theatre Company, 5026 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625. $18 773-552-8616...

Halloween Comedy Show - IO sketch comedy improvises horror movie scenarios. Fridays at 10:30pm. Party on Halloween night. 1501 N. Kingsbury St., Chicago, IL 60642. 312-929-2401.

...the Pendulum,” and more. Opening night is October 17th. Runs through November 8th. Zoo Studios, 4001 N. Ravenswood, Ste. 205. Tickets at door or brownpapertickets.com...

...the House of Usher,” “The Tell-Tale Heart.” Runs through October 19th. Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL...

The Zombie Diaries - October 18th & 25th only! Zombies deliver monologues about their late night brain cravings, how to keep flesh fresh, and the trials and tribulations of zombie love. Under the Gun Theater, 956 W. Newport, Chicago, IL.

Don Juan in Hell - Don Juan and the Devil debate Hell vs. Heaven. Through Nov. 10th. Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610. Tickets $30. (Goldstar member discount half off!) 312-337-6543

Day of the Dead Exhibit - The largest of its kind in the U.S., works of art by Mexican artists celebrate the lives of others by depicting the dead through traditional and contemporary art. Runs through December 14th. National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W. 19th, Chicago, IL 60608.

Because Everybody Loves Movies Exhibit - The Chicago International Film Festival celebrates 50 years with this exhibition, showcasing a large display of movie posters, images, and videos from the festival's long history. Expo 72, 72 E. Randolph, Chicago, IL 60601.

...gloves. Some have song lyrics or phrases which strongly contrast the images. Packer Schopf Gallery, 942 W. Lake St., Chicago, IL 60607. For info, call 312-226-8984. Ends October 18th...

Bones and Cones Art Show - October 18th. Dark art exhibit and ice cream party in Uptown. 9pm-2am. $5 cover. 18+ only. Decibel Uptown, 4437 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640.

...round programs and the Chicago International Children's Film Festival. 2pm-5pm. Park West Chicago, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60614...

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  • ok now it's working.
    Erik, thanks I agree with #8 but it's happened to me multiple times that I had to watch 3 buses drive by because they were packed with students during rush hours. Now with the west loop boomig, #8 will be even more packed.

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    Erik, thanks I agree with #8 but it's happened to me multiple times that I had to watch 3 buses drive by because they were packed with students during rush hours. Now with the west loop boomig, #8 will be even more packed.

    Breit, thanks for the idea. Unfortunately I already looked into it and it cannot be done. The new proposed stop will be 0.5 mile away from Chinatown. The new stop will help the Ping Tom park, development on clark and 16th-18th, and the empty office space building on 18th and wentworth.

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The New Wollensky's Grill, Bodhi Thai in Pilsen, More

PILSEN—A second location of Bodhi Thai Bistro recently opened at 1800 S Jefferson. Making a move from their original location in Berwyn, Bodhi Pilsen is closed on Tuesdays and delivers throughout Pilsen, University Village, and the South Loop. [EaterWire]

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...Closed for months, Smith & Wollensky reopened their informal, Wollensky's Grill, last Wednesday. Located at 318 N State on the lower level, the new Wollensky's relies on a small plates menu of...

UPTOWN—A new spot in Imperial Towers (4250 N. Marine Dr.), Buena Beach Cafe offers Mediterranean-inspired dinners throughout the week with expanded hours on the...

...a new spot for their French toast fix. Bryn Mawr Breakfast Club soft-opened at 3401 W. Bryn Mawr in late September with breakfast and lunch menus featuring fruit-topped waffles, skillets, fish tacos...

BUCKTOWN—Fast-casual chicken eatery Nick's Pit Stop opened a new location at 2023 N. Damen on Monday, five weeks after closing the original location just doors away. [DNAinfo]

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    PERMIT EXPIRES ON 12/03/2014 ERECTION STARTS: 9/26/2014, ERECTION ENDS: 9/29/2014. TEMPORARY TENT FOR THE REDMOON THEATER EVENT ON SEPT. 27, 2014. 1-40'X80' TENT.PARTYTIME-HDO PRODUCTIONS, INC.

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Guide to the Great Chicago Fire Festival

Afterburn is the festival after-party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Redmoon Theater, 2120 S. Jefferson St. in Pilsen. Featuring a DJ set by Goldroom, DJ Fire and the Redmoon Champagne Chandelier. Put on by The Gathering Group. Tickets are $100 and up at thegatheringgroup.com/afterburn

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BMO Harris Bank Dance Stage in AMA Plaza, 330 N. Wabash Ave.: Hosted by Ang13 and AMS King of the Nerds. With Illinoiz, Deejay Earl, Fast$Mike...

EnjoyIllinois.com Music and Spoken Word Stage in Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Ave.: Hosted by Rachel Jackson. With Las BomPleneras, SHE, The O'My's, J.W. Basilo and Jamila Woods.

Public transportation is strongly suggested. The nearest CTA Pink, Red, Orange, Green and Brown lines station is State and Lake; for the Blue Line, use Clark and Lake.

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7 Halloween parties to rock this month

2120 S. Jefferson St. 312-850-8440

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...a free pre-registration party from 9-11 p.m. Oct. 24 at Progress Bar (3359 N. Halsted St. 773-697-9268), featuring a green screen photo machine and Fireball whiskey specials...

1227 W. 18th St. 312-526-3851

110 W. Hubbard St. 312-222-1331

50 E. Congress Parkway 312-341-2310

1520 N. Damen Ave. 773-252-1500

201 N. State St. 312-239-9502

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Fire, Water, Danger, Spectacle at The Great Fire Festival

...referring to The Great Chicago Fire Festival during a visit to their facilities located on 2120 S. Jefferson St. The festival’s biggest spectacle will include setting fire to three, large pre-Victorian houses...

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