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    NEW GLASS SCULPTOR FACING THE CORNER OF W. FULLERTON WITH THE SIGNAGE TO READ ST. PAULS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST. (4'-7 11/16" X 6' -6")

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Join Us for a Streetsblog Reader Meetup on 1/25 at the Red Lion in Lincoln Park

2446 North Lincoln Avenue

    Join Us for a Streetsblog Reader Meetup on 1/25 at the Red Lion in Lincoln Park
    This month, since it's cold and snowy out, Streetsblog Chicago will hold a reader meetup at The Red Lion in Lincoln Park (not to be confused with their Ravenswood Manor location), a cozy English pub with three fireplaces, not far from the Fullerton 'L' station.
    https://chi.streetsblog.org

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Sound check: Story of the Year, Davlin play Bottom Lounge

...indie artists, national performers and up-and-coming comedians at five Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark...

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...kick the night into gear. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $22. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com...

...Birth of Rock 'n' Roll takes the stage Saturday, Jan. 20. Evanston Rocks Music Hall, 1012 Church St., Evanston. The Nick Pontarelli Band plays at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19; $8. The...

...up-and-coming comedians at five Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730...

...Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St. The fest runs...

...N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St. The fest runs Wednesday through Sunday, Jan. 17...

• Motherfolk, The Regular, Like Language: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• Passion Pit, slenderbodies: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine Ave., Chicago. $35-$129. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com.

• MER's Music Showcase: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. Free. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Gin & Jokes comedy and hip-hop open mic hosted by Mikey to the P: 10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Rhyme or Reason, 1938 W. Division St., Chicago. Free; drink package is available. (773) 687-8240 or rhymeorreasonchicago.com.

• The Footlight District, The Smoking Revolvers, Two Ton Heads, Rotten Mouth, Saltwater Tap: 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• 2018 Blizzard Bash, featuring Burned, Stars Aligned, Bullet to the Heart, Threatening the Order, Vent To Atmosphere: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at LiveWire Lounge, 3394 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $10-$15. (773) 756-5363 or livewire.do312.com.

• Tedeschi Trucks Band with JJ Grey & Mofro: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., Chicago. $19-$60. (312) 462-6300 or msg.com.

    Sound check: Story of the Year, Davlin play Bottom Lounge
    St. Louis-based Story of the Year heads to Chicago with Davlin, Make Room and Face the Fire rounding out the bill. More on this, Wayland and Werewolves at Hour 30 at West Dundee's Rochaus, Julianne Q in Clarendon Hills and Evanston's new music venue.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

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I have a long formal gown with lace. It needs to be taken in on the sides. Any recommendations in the neighborhood? I’m also open to going somewhere in Chicagoland.

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The Chicago Moth StorySlam and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week

Tue 1/16: The Chicago Moth StorySlam, at Lincoln Hall (2424 N. Lincoln), is open to all. Prepare a five-minute story on tonight's theme, "visitors and callers," and enter your name for a chance to speak to the crowd. Experience not required. $8 PM, $10

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...songs, post- bop, Middle Eastern music and Afro-Caribbean drumming." This performance at Symphony Center (220 S. Michigan) is a tribute to Martin Luther King. 7:30 PM, $10-$62

...for "Revolutsiia! Demonstratsiia! Soviet Art Put to the Test" at the Art Institute of Chicago (111 S. Michigan). The Reader's Dmitry Samarov writes, "Each room addresses an aspect of Soviet life, such...

Tue 1/16: Ian Belknap hosts Write Club, consisting of literary bouts between Sydney Charles vs. Lily Be (Plan vs. Dream); Tom Harrison vs. Claire Stone (Passive vs. Aggressive); and JW Basilo vs. Josh Zagoren (Protest vs. Riot). Tonight's show is at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia). 7 PM, $12-$15

...Crime of Monsieur Lange, directed by Jean Renoir, plays at the Gene Siskel Film Center (164 N. State). The movie takes place at a French publishing house. The Reader's Dave Kehr writes...

Thu 1/18: The Awakenings Foundation (4001 N. Ravenswood), which showcases pieces by survivors of sexual assault, commemorates the late Judith Dawn, its first such exhibitor, with a show of her watercolors. Opening reception 5:30 PM, free

Thu 1/18: Alicia Eler reads from her new book The Selfie Generation, which argues that selfies are “more than an image—they’re a mirror into how we live today.” Take your own selfie at Women & Children First (5233 N. Clark). 7:30 PM, free

    The Chicago Moth StorySlam and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge Warm up this week at one of Chicago's many events. Here's some of what we recommend: Mon 1/15: Langston Hughes's 1961 poem "Ask Your Mama" is scored by an orchestra, whose sound consists of, "opera, hot jazz, German lieder, cha-cha, patriotic songs, post- bop, Middle Eastern music and Afro-Caribbean drumming."
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

2 days ago

Fresh Start to Your Week: 1/15 – 1/17

Helado Negro / Cuco / Divino Niño @ Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 9:00PM, 18+, Sold Out

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100% Off Bands: The Knees / Grapetooth / Datenight / mtvh1n1 @ Schubas, 3159 N Southport Ave., 8:00PM, 21+

Salonathon: To Keep Moving Forward @ Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago Ave., 8:30PM, 21+

TNK Kick-Off Party + Cards Against Humanity Pop Up @ Tied House Loft, 3157 N Southport Ave., 7:00PM – 10:00PM, 21+

Sun Storm: Bill MacKay & Tim Kinsella Residency @ Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave., 9:00PM, 21+

Soup & Bread @ The Hideout, 1474 N Milwaukee Ave., 5:30PM – 8:00PM, All Ages

After Work: Sam Trump @ The Robey, 2022 W North Ave., 6:00PM – 8:00PM, 21+

    Fresh Start to Your Week: 1/15 - 1/17
    Oh boy, the snowy weather has come back and blanketed our city in few inches of its fluffy substance. Don't let the little flurries stop you from going out and enjoying all these great events! A little trudge through the snow is definitely worth it. I especially recommend you go and see the 70mm presentation...
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Nashville protopunk Ron Gallo is ready to give you an earful about the world’s problems

Fri 1/19, 9 PM, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln, $15, $125 Tomorrow Never Knows five-day pass, 18+

    Nashville protopunk Ron Gallo is ready to give you an earful about the world's problems
    Ron Gallo channels his contempt for the world into the songs that fill last year's Heavy Meta (New West), a snarling assault on selfishness and phoniness set to sharp, ringing 70s protopunk.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

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Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 1/11 – 1/14

Joseph Chilliams / Tunde Olaniran / Mother Nature @ Lincoln Hall, 2424 N Lincoln Ave., 8:00PM, 21+

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The Spins: Moby’s Play @ GMan Tavern, 3740 N Clark St., 5:00PM – 8:00PM, 21+

Artists Connect: Haley Fohr @ The Art Institute, 111 S Michigan Ave., 6:00PM, All Ages

Straight Jacket & Double Barrel VSOD Release Party @ Revolution Brewing Tap Room. 3340 N Kedzie Ave., 5:00PM – 10:00PM, 21+

¡Pachanga!: Friday Night Edition @ Subterranean, 2011 W North Ave., 8:00PM, 21+

Handmade Market Chicago @ Empty Bottle, 1035 N Western Ave., Noon – 4:00PM, 21+ (and parents with kids)

The Poster Art of Scott Williams: A Soul Summit Retrospective @ All Star Press, 2775 N Milwaukee Ave., 6:00PM – 9:00PM, All Ages

Mine! a comics collection to benefit Planned Parenthood @ Volumes Bookcafe, 1474 N Milwaukee Ave., 7:00PM – 10:00PM, All Ages

Tennis & Overcoats @ Metro, 3730 N Clark St., 8:00PM, 18+

Poutine’s “Thanks for Coming” @ CIC Theater, 1422 W Irving Park Rd., 8:00PM

8-Bit Brunch & Ms Pac-Man Tournament @ Headquarters Beercade, 213 W Institute Pl., 11:00AM – 3:00PM, 21+

Denise La Grassa’s The Blues Ain’t A Color @ Elastic Arts, 3429 W Diversey Ave #208, 6:00PM

    Your Chicago Curated Weekend: 1/11 - 1/14
    Let's get the massive number of events rolling with this weekend curated weekend! There is so much to do this weekend including the legendary Buddy Guy shows at his equally legendary venue (shows on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday), the Northwestern Winter Chamber Music Festival on Friday and Sunday, the 17th Annual Chicago Sketch Festival (all...
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Jan 10

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    INSTALL THREE ANTENNAS AND SIX RADIO-FREQUENCY AMPLIFIERS FOR CELL PHONE SERVICE, ON BUILDING ROOFTOP. ALL LOW VOLTAGE

    2350 N. Lincoln Ave. Issued January 8, 2018 Comment

Jan 09

Sound check: Cody Johnson on the rise at Joe's Live

...indie artists, national performers and up-and-coming comedians at five Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark...

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...up-and-coming comedians at five Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730...

...Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St. Acclaimed national and...

...N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St. Acclaimed national and international musical acts such as...

...Alex Cameron next week. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $49.50; tickets are pretty sold out, but they're still available on secondary...

...you up through the weekend. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine Ave., Chicago. $35-$129. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com...

• Mama Jimi, Bosco, Mike Gassett Band, Josh Flagg: 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $7-$10. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Kick ­-- The INXS Experience, PriMary, DJ Greg Corner: 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $15-$18. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

• Umphrey's McGee "it's not us" album release party: 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago. $189 for 1 ticket plus deluxe edition of "it's not us"; $239 for 2 tickets plus deluze edition of album. (773) 929-5959 or um.shop.ticketstoday.com.

• Trident Deep, Woody and the Sticks, Two Bit Actor: 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 465-9801 or uncommonground.com.

• Motherfolk, Like Language: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

    Sound check: Cody Johnson on the rise at Joe's Live
    Cody Johnson has been making waves on the country scene lately. See why when he plays with Jacob Bryant at Joe's Live in Rosemont. More on this, The Killers at the United Center, Passion Pit and the Tomorrow Never Knows Festival.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 09

Sound check: Tickets scarce for Killers' United Center show

...indie artists, national performers and up-and-coming comedians at five Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark...

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...Alex Cameron next week. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $49.50; tickets are scarce. (312) 455-4500 or unitedcenter.com...

...up-and-coming comedians at five Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730...

...Chicago venues: Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St. Acclaimed national and...

...N. Lincoln Ave.; Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.; The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave.; Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.; and Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St. Acclaimed national and international musical acts such as...

...you up through the weekend. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine Ave., Chicago. $35-$129. (773) 275-6800 or rivieratheatre.com...

• Mama Jimi, Bosco, Mike Gassett Band, Josh Flagg: 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $7-$10. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Kick ­-- The INXS Experience, PriMary, DJ Greg Corner: 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $15-$18. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

• Umphrey's McGee "it's not us" album release party: 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago. $189 for 1 ticket plus deluxe edition of "it's not us"; $239 for 2 tickets plus deluze edition of album. (773) 929-5959 or um.shop.ticketstoday.com.

• Trident Deep, Woody and the Sticks, Two Bit Actor: 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 465-9801 or uncommonground.com.

• Motherfolk, Like Language: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

    Sound check: Tickets scarce for Killers' United Center show
    Brandon Flowers and The Killers have spun out some of the best-loved pop anthems of the last 15 years. Catch their nearly sold-out show Jan. 16 at the United Center. More on this, Cody Johnson at Joe's Live, Passion Pit and the Tomorrow Never Knows Festival.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 09

Jan 09

North Township Property Tax Appeals Workshop

2523 N. Halsted

    North Township Property Tax Appeals Workshop
    Please join my office and 2nd Ward Alderman Brian Hopkins in co-hosting a Property Tax Appeals Workshop with Board of Review Commissioner Michael Cabonargi. The workshop will provide residents with an overview of the property tax system and the appeals process, and Board of Review staff will be on hand to answer any questions.
    http://ward43.org

Jan 08

Jan 08

CAPS Beat Meeting 1932

2523 N. Halsted

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The January Community Police Meeting for Beat 1932 will occur at 6:30 pm at the New Life Community Church, located at 1110 W. Lill Avenue.

    CAPS Beat Meeting 1932
    Alderman Michele Smith's office serves the residents of Chicago's Ward 43.
    http://ward43.org

Jan 07

Jan 06

Weekend picks: She's got a ticket to Raue ... for American English

• Desmond Jones, The Hacky Turtles: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted, Chicago. $10. (773) 248-8400 or tonicroom.ticketfly.com.

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...m. Saturday, Jan. 6, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago. The show opens Jan. 15. $10-$25. See babeswithblades.org...

...m. Saturday, Jan. 6; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway, Chicago. $30. See blackbuttoneyes.com...

...Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. (630) 524-0001; then at Zanies at 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago. (312) 337-4027. $22 plus a two-item purchase. zanies.com. 7:30 and...

...and support a good cause! 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Reggies Rock Club, 2105 S. State St., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com...

...at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6; and 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at 5779 N. Ridge Ave., Chicago. The show opens Jan. 13. $18-$38. (773) 334-7728 or rivendelltheatre.org...

...the wonder of the cosmos during this month's free days at the Adler Planetarium, 1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. Illinois residents get free general admission Sunday, Jan. 7, through Friday, Jan. 12, and...

• Ian's Party 2018: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago; and Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave., Chicago. $12-$15 Saturday, $10-$12 Sunday; 69 bands across two venues and three nights. Check iansparty.com for lineup and schedule information.

• Ian's Party 2018: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago; and Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave., Chicago. $12-$15 Saturday, $10-$12 Sunday; 69 bands across two venues and three nights. Check iansparty.com for lineup and schedule information.

• CASE, The Slaps: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

• Guerrilla Social, Chicago Crossroads Quartet, niiice., What's Our Age Again, She/Her: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Sons of the Silent Age perform David Bowie's "Berlin" and more, Talsounds and Craftwerc: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago. $20-$22; Proceeds benefit patients of NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. (708) 703-8804 or etix.com.

• Dorothy: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $17.50-$67.50. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Lightweights, Burn Rebuild, Fire Fire Fire, Gray Ghost: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago. $6. (773) 276-9730 or quenchers.com.

• Dude Same, Juice Cleanse, Girl K: 9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. Free. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

• MER's Music Showcase: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. Free. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Lana Del Rey "LA to the Moon Tour": 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $39.50-$125. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com.

    Weekend picks: She's got a ticket to Raue ... for American English
    American English brings the best of the Beatles to the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake. More on this, an Elvis Presley Celebration at the Volo Auto Museum, comedy with "The Baby Boomer Show" at the Metropolis and other events.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 06

Jan 06

2018 Holiday Tree Recycling

2523 N. Halsted

    2018 Holiday Tree RecyclingChicago's 43rd Ward | Chicago's 43rd Ward
    Beginning Saturday, January 6, and continuing through Saturday, January 20, Chicago residents can begin to recycle their Holiday tree at any of the city's 25 locations. The city has partnered with the Chicago Park District to provide residents with this free service. Trees can be dropped off anytime during normal business hours.
    http://ward43.org

Jan 05

Saint Louis roots rocker Pokey LaFarge smoothes edges with anodyne R&B flavor on his latest album

Fri 1/12 and Sat 1/13, 8 PM, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln, $20, $18 in advance, 1/12 is 18+, 1/13 is 21+

    Saint Louis roots rocker Pokey LaFarge smoothes edges with anodyne R&B flavor on his latest album
    With his recent Manic Revelations (Rounder), Saint Louis roots maven Pokey LaFarge hasn't surrendered his love of a simpler musical era, but he seems to have decided that polishing up his sound might net him a broader listenership.
    https://www.chicagoreader.com

Jan 04

5 things to do in Chicago this weekend

...run Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m., beginning at at Red Lion Pub (2446 N. Lincoln Ave.) and continues through Lincoln Park and multiple other bars on a 2.5-hour “lesson...

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...screen treatment for one night only at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Harper Theater (5238 S. Harper Ave.). The “Lemonade” screening will be followed by a conversation between Chicago musician and poet Jamila...

...career gets its own musical bent for “Beautiful,” currently on stage at Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph St.). The musical recounts King’s story through her own lyrics, tracing a tale of trying...

...together like David Bowie, and the Bowie Ball! at 10 p.m. Thursday at Berlin (954 W. Belmont Ave.) is basically an illustration of this in party form. Not only is it a joyous...

    5 things to do in Chicago this weekend
    Get off to a strong start on your first weekend of the New Year with our help: Drink to ghosts, dance the night away or enjoy something "Beautiful" or some "Lemonade." 'Lemonade' on the silver screen As the line goes, "Lemonade" is a popular drink, and it still is - even in the middle of Chicago winter.
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Jan 04

Jan 04

Jan 03

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Looking for parking near 451 w Wrightwood besides street. Looking to spend under $200.

Jan 03

Weekly picks: Canadian comedy comes to Woodfield's Improv

• Honey and the 45s, Scotch the Filmmaker, Element, Neon Creek: 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $10-$15. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com.

• Desmond Jones, The Hacky Turtles: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted, Chicago. $10. (773) 248-8400 or tonicroom.ticketfly.com.

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...Club and The Dirty Miners. 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $10-$15. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com...

...Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. (630) 524-0001; then at Zanies at 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago. (312) 337-4027. $22 plus a two-item purchase. zanies.com. 8 p.m...

...and support a good cause! 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Reggies Rock Club, 2105 S. State St., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com...

• The Obsessives, Bleary Eyed, What Gives, Jaclyn Heuser, The Off Days: 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $10. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

...p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6; and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago; and Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave., Chicago. $12-$15 Friday, $12-$15 Saturday...

...p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago; and Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave., Chicago. $12-$15 Friday, $12-$15 Saturday, $10-$12 Sunday and $30-$35 for a...

• Jonnycatland, Dead Harvest, Aunt Kelly, J Eastman and the Drunk Uncles, As Am I: 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Still IL, Hitsleep, Out For Hours, Frank Liston: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $10. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Lucille Furs, The Evening Attraction, Capital Soiree, Cadien Lake James (Twin Peaks), Matt Williams (Post Animal): 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

• CASE, The Slaps: 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Beat Kitchen, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago. $10. (773) 281-4444 or beatkitchen.com.

• Sons of the Silent Age perform David Bowie's "Berlin" and more, Talsounds and Craftwerc: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago. $20-$22; Proceeds benefit patients of NorthShore Kellogg Cancer Center. (708) 703-8804 or etix.com.

• Dorothy: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago. $17.50-$67.50. (312) 666-6775 or bottomlounge.com.

• Lightweights, Burn Rebuild, Fire Fire Fire, Gray Ghost: 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Quenchers Saloon, 2401 N. Western Ave., Chicago. $6. (773) 276-9730 or quenchers.com.

• Lana Del Rey "LA to the Moon Tour": 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $39.50-$125. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com.

    Weekly picks: Canadian comedy comes to Woodfield's Improv
    Jeremy Hotz brings comedy from north of the border for a run of standup performances at the Improv Comedy Showcase in Schaumburg. More on this, "Guitar Duo" Fareed Haque & Goran Ivanovic at the Metropolis, Revolt Coda at House of Blues and other fun events.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

Jan 02

CAPS Beat 1824 Meeting

2523 N. Halsted

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Community Policing Meeting will begin at 6:00 pm at the Latin School, 59 W. North Boulevard.

    CAPS Beat 1824 MeetingChicago's 43rd Ward | Chicago's 43rd Ward
    Alderman Michele Smith's office serves the residents of Chicago's Ward 43.
    http://ward43.org

Jan 02

Sound check: Ember Oceans brings new sound to Nellie's

• Honey and the 45's, Scotch the Filmmaker, Element, Neon Creek: 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $10-$15. (773) 525-2501 or lh-st.com.

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...Club and The Dirty Miners. 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $10-$15. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com...

...and support a good cause! 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Reggies Rock Club, 2105 S. State St., Chicago. $10-$12. (312) 949-0120 or reggieslive.com...

• The Obsessives, Bleary Eyed, What Gives, Jaclyn Heuser, The Off Days: 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Cobra Lounge, 235 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago. $10. (312) 226-6300 or cobralounge.com.

• Jonnycatland, Dead Harvest, Aunt Kelly, J Eastman and the Drunk Uncles, As Am I: 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Still IL, Hitsleep, Out For Hours, Frank Liston: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Cubby Bear, 1059 W. Addison St., Chicago. $10. (773) 327-1662 or cubbybear.com.

• Lucille Furs, The Evening Attraction, Capital Soiree, Cadien Lake James (Twin Peaks), Matt Williams (Post Animal): 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (773) 525-2508 or lh-st.com.

• Lana Del Rey "LA to the Moon Tour": 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., Chicago. $39.50-$125. (800) 745-3000 or unitedcenter.com.

    Sound check: Ember Oceans brings new sound to Nellie's
    Palatine's Ember Oceans is folding a funk-rock vibe into its well-worn, catchy and tropical-esque indie pop. Catch some at Nellie's along with the sounds of August Hotel and The Giving Moon. More on this, Take the Reins release show at BrauerHouse and the "Stop the Insanity" concert at Reggies.
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Dec 31

Sunday picks: Jimmy Nick rocks the Raue for New Year's Eve

...Eve VIP package includes a post-show party with the divas and their special guests. 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. Performances run through Jan. 7. $15-$65. New Year's Eve tickets cost $80...

• Mungion: 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted, Chicago. $20. (773) 248-8400 or tonicroom.ticketfly.com.

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Comedian Gina Brillon ("Pacifically Speaking," "Chelsea Lately") played a game of musical comedy clubs over New Year's weekend, ending with two stops at Zanies in Chicago, 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago, (312) 337-4027. $25-$40 plus a two-item purchase. zanies.com. 8 and 10:30 Sunday, Dec. 31

"DeRay Davis' Annual Funny & Famous Chi Town Comedy Countdown" features Tiffany Haddish, Michael Blackson, Lil Duval and more this weekend at McCormick Place's Arie Crown Theater, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. $62-$253. (800) 745-3000 or ariecrown.com. 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31

• Wilde, Friday Pilots Club: 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. $60-$65. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Dumpstaphunk, Honey Island Swamp Band, Nasty Snacks: 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago. $35-$40. (773) 929-1322 or parkwestchicago.com.

• Reaction NYE featuring Adventure Club, Bear Grillz, Ookay: 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. $57-$97. (773) 561-9500 or thearagonballroom.com.

• Fletcher Rockwell: 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Bub City, 435 N. Clark St., Chicago. $65, includes five drink tickets and appetizers; table packages are available. (312) 610-4200 or ticketweb.com.

• Flogging Molly, The Tossers, Flatfoot 56: 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at House of Blues Music Hall, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $50-$85. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

    Sunday picks: Jimmy Nick rocks the Raue for New Year's Eve
    Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama! headlines "A Rockin' New Year's Eve" at the Raue Center for the Arts. More on this, Steve Trevino at Woodfield, and a selection of concerts in Chicago and the suburbs for New Year's Eve.
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Dec 30

Weekend picks: Catch Motown's 'Legendary Voices' at Genesee

...Eve VIP package includes a post-show party with the divas and their special guests. 2433 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. Performances run through Jan. 7. $15-$65. New Year's Eve tickets cost $80...

• Mungion, Goose Corp.: 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted, Chicago. $15. (773) 248-8400 or tonicroom.ticketfly.com.

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...off with the "Salute to Vienna." The concert features partnered dancers at the Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. $27-$125. (312) 294-3000 or cso.org. 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec...

...the horns and keep it metal! 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at LiveWire Lounge, 3394 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $7 (plus fees) in advance; $10 at the door. (773) 756-5363 or events...

...stops: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, (630) 524-0001; then at 1548 N. Wells St., Chicago, (312) 337-4027. $25-$40 plus a two-item purchase. zanies.com. 7:30...

"DeRay Davis' Annual Funny & Famous Chi Town Comedy Countdown" features Tiffany Haddish, Michael Blackson, Lil Duval and more this weekend at McCormick Place's Arie Crown Theater, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago. $62-$253. (800) 745-3000 or ariecrown.com. 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 30-31

• Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, Homesafe, Free Throw: 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., Chicago. $27-$30. (773) 549-4140 or metrochicago.com.

• Cloud Rat, Lowhangers, XAbruptX, Ozzuario: 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Subterranean Downstairs, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. $10-$12. (773) 278-6600 or subt.net.

• Danger Pony, Blaqrock, Goose Wayne: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at The Elbo Room, 2871 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago. $9-$10. (773) 549-5549 or elboroomlive.com.

• Dead Harvest, Rev Gusto, After Hours Radio, Mack Flash (of Draft Week): 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at Moe's Tavern, 2937 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. $5. (773) 227-2937 or facebook.com/MoesTavernChicago.

• Dumpstaphunk, Honey Island Swamp Band, Nasty Snacks: 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago. $35-$40. (773) 929-1322 or parkwestchicago.com.

• Reaction NYE featuring Adventure Club, Bear Grillz, Ookay: 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago. $57-$97. (773) 561-9500 or thearagonballroom.com.

• Fletcher Rockwell: 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at Bub City, 435 N. Clark St., Chicago. $65, includes five drink tickets and appetizers; table packages are available. (312) 610-4200 or ticketweb.com.

• Flogging Molly, The Tossers, Flatfoot 56: 10 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, at House of Blues Music Hall, 329 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. $50-$85. (312) 923-2000 or houseofblues.com.

    Weekend picks: Catch Motown's 'Legendary Voices' at Genesee
    Revel in great 20th-century pop hits produced by the Motown record label when Chubby Checker, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas and Mary Wilson of The Supremes share the stage for "Legendary Voices" at the Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. $39-$75. (847) 263-6300 or geneseetheatre.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec.
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