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Expo Chicago: Exhibits To See Away From Navy Pier

...Piacenza and Lanier Meaders. Always deep and diverse, Intuit is an essential stop this weekend. (756 N. Milwaukee Ave. "Past Perfect" through Sept. 27 and "Collective Soul" through Dec. 27...

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...the viewer to "Unthink" (to borrow from the museum's marketing campaign) just about everything. (111 S. Michigan Ave. Through Oct. 23...

...to the upcoming MCA "Bowie Is" exhibition) of the fall art season and Expo weekend. (5415 W. Higgins Ave. Through Nov. 15...

...show in the United States, The Renaissance Society should absolutely be a stop this weekend. (5811 S. Ellis Ave. Through Nov. 9...

...SAIC is known for their unique exhibitions and this one will not be an exception. (33 S. State St. 7th floor. Through Dec. 20...

...realities with work by Marissa Lee Benedict, Robert Burnier, Jan Tichy, Assaf Evron, and others. (5020 S. Cornell Ave. Through Nov. 23...

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10 Great Literary Salons to Check Out in Chicago

...John Green and comedian Cameron Esposito. Quarterly, with next reading on September 19. The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave. $10. zulkey.com

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...its quick-witted hosts, Karen Shimmin and Willy Nast. Every third Monday. The Book Cellar, 4736 N. Lincoln Ave. Free. essayfiesta.com

...by some of the Midwest’s finest writers and performers. Every third Wednesday. Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave. Free. facebook.com/gutsandgloryshow

...has quickly become a South Side hub for rising literati. Every third Sunday. Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St. Free. curbsidesplendor.com

Funny Writers, comedians, actors, and journalists put out a “live magazine” every week, addressing the news of the day with varying degrees of snark in Christopher Piatt’s popular Uptown series. Every Saturday. Green Mill, 4802 N. Broadway. Free. thepapermacheteshow.com

...awkward silences at this avant-garde series they started in 2005. Monthly. Outer Space Studio, 1474 N. Milwaukee Ave. Free. facebook.com/pages/Red-Rover-Reading-Series/198562136827206

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Montessori Parents Rally for Mom of Wilco Boys' Alumni, Pre-K with Cancer

"We consider them to still be part of our community, and now it is our turn to give back to them," said Audrey Perrott, executive director of Near North Montessori School at 1434 W. Division St.

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Scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 in Grant Park, 337 E. Randolph St., the Downtown Light the Night Walk in Chicago has a fundraising goal of $1 million.

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10 Things to Do

...sketch comedy troupe Schadenfreude and more. Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m. $10. The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.

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...Sept. 19, 5:30 p.m. Exhibit runs through Oct. 31. Free. Hilton-Asmus Contemporary, 716 N. Wells St.

...Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 21, 3 p.m. $35-$125. Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St., 312-704-8414...

...World of Extreme Happiness") and Thomas Bradshaw ("Burning," "Intimacy"). Sept. 20, noon. $20. Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St., 312-443-3800...

...Chicago's contributions. Sept. 20, 2:30 p.m. Free. Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave., 773-227-5522...

...what it means. Through Oct. 5. $15. Storefront Theater, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, 66 E. Randolph St.

...command, wheedle and cajole, sometimes all at once. Through Oct. 12. $40-$65. Lookingglass Theatre, 821 N. Michigan Ave., 312-337-0665...

...some hard questions. Oct. 21, 6 p.m. $15. Art Institute of Chicago, Rubloff Auditorium, 230 S. Columbus Drive...

...m. Sept. 22. Expect them to go fast. Nov. 14, 8 p.m. United Center, 1901 W. Madison St.

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The Five Best Things to Do in Chicago This Week

9/19 at 6:30. $10. The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia. ticketfly.com/purchase/event/654683?utm_medium=bks

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9/18–9/21. $20–$30. Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand. expochicago.com

9/18–9/20. $20. UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North. upcomedyclub.com

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Sierra Mist Collab in Chicago

...Mist Exquisite Corpse Billboard Project will take place Sept. 14-19 at Open Secret Studios (401 N. Racine Avenue) in Chicago. Sierra Mist is...

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Uber leases West Loop space: report

...at 111 N. Canal St. Uber now uses 12,000 square feet of space at 370 N. Carpenter St.

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...Estate Daily reports the company has leased 58,000 square feet of office space at 111 N. Canal St. Uber now uses 12,000 square feet of space at 370 N. Carpenter St...

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Loud bang!

Anyone else hear a loud explosion around 4:30AM near Grand Ave and Ashland this morning?

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  • From Fox 32:

    "The Chicago Fire Department responded to a van fire on the near West Side Tuesday morning.

    "The fire broke out around 6 a.m. near Carroll and Paulina in a back alley. Air FOX flew over the scene as firefighters worked to put out the flames.

    "It is not yet clear if anyone was injured in the fire. The Chicago Police Department says the incident is under investigation."

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