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    Chicago s most metriphilic online entertainment guide. TELL YOUR FRIENDS: http://ChicagoFunNews.com RECOMMENDED EVENTS THIS WEEK: Movie: Latino Film Festival
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      Chicago's most metriphilic online entertainment guide.
      TELL YOUR FRIENDS: http://ChicagoFunNews.com

      Movie: Latino Film Festival at Various locations.
      Ongoing: International Womens Art Open at Woman Made.
      Ongoing: Super Mario Burlesque at Gorilla Tango Theater.
      Fr: Flower Festival.
      Fr: * North Side Critical Mass at Young Lincoln Statue.
      Fr: Cut Copy at Riviera Theatre.
      Fr: Cocktails & Clay at Hyde Park Art Center.
      Fr: Thwomp! at Galloping Ghost Arcade.
      Fr: Ladytron Retrospective at Berlin.
      Fr: Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind at Neo-Fut.
      Sa-Su: * CHIRP Record Fair at Journeymen Plumbers.
      Sa: Neighborhood Tour from Cultural Center.
      Sa: * Kidical Mass at Palmer Square.
      Sa: Tour de Tiki at Aurora Metra Station.
      Sa: Windy City Roller Derby at UIC Pavilion.
      Sa: Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks at United Center.
      Sa: College of Complexes at Lincoln Restaurant.
      Sa: "Pop * Up * Bass" at Kinetic Playground.
      Sa: * Dayglow at Congress Theatre.
      Su: LaSalle Bank Shamrock Shuffle at Grant Park.
      Su: Great Midwest Train Show at Dupage County Fairgrounds.
      Su: Skate Rave from Daley Plaza.
      Su: Chicago Bike Polo at Garfield Park.
      Su: "Crowdsourced 1.0" at Empty Bottle.
      Su: Carnal at Neo.
      Mo: AmeriCheer Great Lakes Championship at Navy Pier.
      Mo: Boom Boom Room at Green Dolphin Street.
      Mo: Rehab at Debonair Social Club.
      Tu: $1 drinks at Atmosphere.
      Tu: * Rush at United Center.
      Tu: Chicago Underground Comedy at Beat Kitchen.
      We: Thomas Jefferson's birthday.
      We: * Tributosaurus at Martyrs'.
      We: "In One Ear" at Heartland Cafe.
      We: Heartbeats at Morseland.
      Th: Hugo Awards at Hard Rock Hotel.
      Th: 30 Seconds To Mars at Aragon Ballroom.
      Th: * Triton Troupers Circus at Triton College.
      See http://ChicagoFunNews.com for vastly more.


      Latino Film Festival (since 1985). Over 100 screenings.
      -2011.04.14 Yearly. All ages. $10+ Various times.
      Various locations.

      Now playing.
      Your Highness, Hanna, Arthur, Born to Be Wild, Soul
      Surfer, Hop, Source Code, Super, Sucker Punch,
      Limitless, The Lincoln Lawyer, Battle: Los Angeles,
      Mars Needs Moms, Rango, Adjustment Bureau, Unknown, The
      King's Speech, No Strings Attached, The Company Men,
      Barney's Version, ...
      Theaters Everywhere. http://bedno.com/movies


      International Womens Art Open (since 1998). -2011.04.28
      Yearly. We-Fr -7p, Sa/Su 12-4p.
      Juried show of artwork in all media by women from the
      international community.
      Woman Made Gallery, 312/738-0400, 685 N Milwaukee.

      Super Mario Burlesque. Fr/Sa -2011.04.30 18+ $20 11p.
      Sexy burlesque romp send-up of the famous video games.
      Bring tips to unlock the alternate ending.
      Gorilla Tango Theater, 773/598-4549, 1919 N Milwaukee

      Friday 2011.04.08

      Flower Festival. Yearly.
      Celebrates Buddha's birthday (around 500BC).

      * North Side Critical Mass. 2nd Fridays All ages. Free.
      Gather after 6:30p, leaves after 7p.
      THE monthly north side gathering of cyclists. Winds a
      dozen miles-ish, ending with food+drink. Well attended.
      Bring friends, tunes, bells, costumes, cameras...
      Young Lincoln Statue, 5959 N Clark. At Ridge and

      Cut Copy. 18+ $0? 8p.
      AU synth-pop w/ Holy Ghost, Kid Color.
      Riviera Theatre, 312/275-6800, 4647 N Racine.

      Cocktails & Clay. 2nd Fridays 18+ $15 suggested donation.
      Late night clay-making, dance-partying, gallery-hopping
      good time. 45 minute studio sessions, live DJ, drink
      Hyde Park Art Center, 773/324-5520, 5020 S Cornell Ave.

      Thwomp! All ages. $15-20 9p-6a.
      Costumed videogame/comic-book heroes vs. villains
      themed electronic music dance event. 9hrs of DJs,
      lights, dancers, paint, free games, $1 pizza, in-outs,
      no substances. Near Metra.
      Galloping Ghost Arcade, 9415 Ogden Ave, Brookfield.
      "America's 2nd largest arcade"

      Ladytron Retrospective. 21+ $0-? 10p-1a.
      Music+Vids w/ Greg Haus.
      Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line
      Belmont stop.

      Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (since 1988).
      Fr/Sa/Su All ages? $6-11+ Su 7p, Fr+Sa 11:30p.
      30 plays in 60 minutes, lots of improv, very welcoming,
      sometimes topical.
      Neo-Futurarium, 773/275-5255, 5153 N Ashland.

      Saturday 2011.04.09

      * CHIRP Record Fair (since 2003). -Sunday Yearly. All
      ages. $5-10 10a-5p.
      Benefits Chicago Independent Radio Project, WLUW,
      others. Sizable rooms of CD and LP sales. Also crafts,
      snax, DJs, bands, workshops, hipsters.
      Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Union, 1340 W Washington
      Blvd. New location, across Union Park from Green line
      Ashland/Lake stop.

      Chicago Neighborhood Tours. Bring a snack. Saturdays
      $20-45 4hr 10a.
      04.09: Back of the Yards & Bridgeport.
      Chicago Cultural Center, 312/742-1190, 77 E Randolph.

      * Kidical Mass. 2nd Saturdays All ages. Free 10:30a-12p.
      Slow easy going fun group bike ride for families,
      children of all ages.
      Palmer Square, 3099 W Palmer Blvd. "the bunny park"

      Tour de Tiki. Yearly. 2-10p.
      Stage Three: "Join us for a nice springtime pedal up
      the Fox River Trail from Aurora to Crystal Lake for
      dinner at the Breakers, a historic tiki bar & Chinese
      Restaurant." Use Aurora line from/to Union Station,
      bike 41 miles to the Breakers in Crystal Lake.
      312/560-3966 http://www.thechainlink.org/events/tour-de-tiki-stage-3-northwest
      Aurora Metra Station, 233 N. Broadway, Aurora.

      Windy City Roller Derby. Monthly. All ages. $20-40
      A new breed of derby dame hellions on skates.
      04.09: The Fury vs Double Crossers, Manic Attackers vs
      Hell's Belles.
      UIC Pavilion, 312/413-5700, 525 S. Racine.

      Rod Stewart & Stevie Nicks. All ages. $50-150 7:30p.
      United Center, 1901 W Madison.

      College of Complexes (since 1951). "The Playground for
      People Who Think" Saturdays All ages. $3? +food/drink
      purchase 2.5hrs 8-11p.
      Structured weekly free speech forum with quality
      lecturers and good American food and bar.
      04.09: Income Tax Program: How the US Government Has
      Become Bankrupt by Serving Special Interest Groups.
      312/326-2120 http://collegeofcomplexes.org
      Lincoln Restaurant, 773/248-1820, 4008 N Lincoln. Near

      "Pop * Up * Bass" 21+ $5-10 9p-5a.
      "Richie vs. Ruckus / Rees Urban / Kabz" ...
      Kinetic Playground, 773-769-LIVE, 1113 W Lawrence. Near
      Red line Lawrence stop.

      * Dayglow. 17+ $30++ 9p.
      World-renowned live concert, featuring spectacular DJs,
      soaring aerial acts, stilt-walkers, contortion acts,
      fire shows, Paint Blast cannons, and other
      unforgettable live performances. New tour adds
      eye-popping 3D visuals playing throughout the show on
      multiple screens, performers dancing covered in 3D body
      paint, and every member gets dayglow 3D glasses.
      Congress Theatre, 773/276-1235, 2135 N Milwaukee.

      Sunday 2011.04.10

      LaSalle Bank Shamrock Shuffle (since 1980). Yearly. All
      ages. Always fills. 9:30a.
      Columbus to Grand to State to Jackson to Clinton to Van
      Buren to Balbo to Roosevelt to Columbus.
      Grant Park, 312/744-3370, Columbus and Balbo. Easy by
      train, bus, trolley, bike or blade.

      Great Midwest Train Show (since 1974). 2nd Sundays All
      ages. $0-7 9:30a-3p.
      Countless parts in every scale and era; scenery,
      supplies, memorabilia, demos, 100s of vendors. Also
      other hobbies.
      630/290-1962 http://greatmidwesttrainshow.com
      Dupage County Fairgrounds, 630/668-6636, 2015
      Manchester Rd, Wheaton. At County Farm Road.

      Group Skate. Sundays All ages. Free 2p.
      "Let's kick off the season with an easy skate. Gather
      where we typically practice slalom. Skate cones until
      everyone shows up, then we will head towards museums
      square and up Soldier Field (if open) and back. We'll
      take it easy so everyone can join (beginners,
      longboarders etc.). Maybe dinner afterwards. If it
      rains we may cancel last minute; check website."
      North Avenue Beach, 1 West LaSalle Drive. Near
      Castaways Boathouse.

      Chicago Bike Polo. Sundays All ages. Free 2:30-?p.
      Pickup games in decommissioned tennis courts.
      Garfield Park, S Central Park Blvd at W Monroe St.

      "Crowdsourced 1.0" 21+ $3 7p.
      Dreamlogic, Protman, Roth Mobot, Polyfuse, competing
      for online votes.
      Empty Bottle, 773/276-3600, 1035 N Western.

      Carnal. Monthly. 21+ $? 10p-4a.
      Sexy electro, short skirts, cheap booze.
      Neo, 773/528-2622, 2350 N Clark. Just South of

      Monday 2011.04.11

      AmeriCheer Great Lakes Championship. Yearly. All ages.
      $8-12 10a-7p.
      Stepping stone to competing at Nationals at Walt Disney
      Navy Pier, Festival Hall, 312/595-7437 (PIER), 600 E
      Grand. On-site parking, or Grand Red line stop then
      take free trolley.

      Boom Boom Room (since 1991). Mondays 21+ $? 10p-4a.
      Long running weekly w/ smart local DJs. 4kft dance
      space, multiple bars and environments, late night
      dining, state-of-the-art sound and lights.
      Green Dolphin Street, 773/395-0066, 2200 N Ashland. At

      Rehab. Mondays 21+ $? 10p-2a.
      "America's Best Party" according to frisky young
      Debonair Social Club, 773/227-7990, 1575 N Milwaukee.
      At North and Damen.

      Tuesday 2011.04.12

      $1 drinks. Tuesdays 21+ 7p-2a.
      LGBTABPH friendly, great tunez.
      Atmosphere, 773/784-1100, 5355 N Clark.

      * Rush. All ages. $45-125+ 7:30p.
      "Time Machine" tour, playing classics.
      United Center, 1901 W Madison.

      Chicago Underground Comedy. Tuesdays 21+ $5 Doors 9p.
      "The Hippest, Hottest Stand-Up Showcase to Emerge in
      Years" +good menu & booze.
      Beat Kitchen, 773/281-4444, 2100 W Belmont.

      Wednesday 2011.04.13

      Thomas Jefferson's birthday (1743-1826). Declaration of
      Independence author and two term president (1801-1809).
      Also an accomplished architect.

      * Tributosaurus. Monthly. 21+ $15+ 10p+7p.
      "The Jurassic beast with multiple musical faces. A
      different band every month, featuring local music
      04.13: Becomes 1980s One Hit Wonders.
      Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln.

      "In One Ear" (since 1988). Poetry Open Mic. Wednesdays
      18+ $3 10p-?a.
      "2nd Longest Running Open-Mic In Chicago!"
      Heartland Cafe, 773/465-8005, 7000 N Glenwood. Near Red
      Line Morse stop.

      Heartbeats. Wednesdays 21+ Free 10p-?a.
      Lokua presents electronic, hip hop, downtempo DJs and
      Morseland, 773/764-8900, 1218 W Morse. Rogers Park, at
      Sheridan. Free parking.

      Thursday 2011.04.14

      Hugo Awards (since 1965). Yearly. $$ 5:30-11p.
      Honoring the Best in Television. Celebrity hosted.
      Hard Rock Hotel, 312/345-1000, 230 N. Michigan Ave.

      30 Seconds To Mars. Ages? $? 6:30p.
      Aragon Ballroom, 773/561-9500, 1106 W Lawrence. Near
      Red line Lawrence stop.

      * Triton Troupers Circus (since 1972). Yearly. All ages.
      2hr $6 Sa 1p* and 7p, Th+Fr 7p.
      Annual local circus with true spirit and
      extraordinarily skilled performers in all classic
      specialties; acrobats, trapeze, juggling, wire, clowns,
      feats of strength, much more. No animal acts. Come
      early (doors open 1hr before show) for tickets and
      pre-show. Popcorn, drinks, candy available. Wheelchair
      accessible. Saturday matinee interpreted for hearing
      impaired, and pancake breakfast with the cast 8a-noon.
      Triton College, 2001 5th Ave, River Grove. Robert M.
      Collins Center Gymnasium, 708/456-0300 x3383,
      800-526-0844 TTY. East side of street, just North of
      North Avenue (64), just West of 1st Avenue (171). Near
      Maywood Park. From 294 take Irving Park (19) exit
      East to Des Plaines River Rd South (right) 2.3 miles
      to 5th. From 290 take exit 20 to 1st Ave North.


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