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Events this weekend, starting Friday, September 4th, 2015

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Friday 2015.09.04 ^
African Festival of the Arts (since 1990). -Monday Yearly. All ages. $20-30 10a-10p.
"Spectacular celebration of arts and culture from across the African Diaspora."
http://AfricanFestivalChicago.com
Washington Park, 773/955-2787, 5100 S Cottage Grove.
http://chicagoparkdistrict.com
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Taste of Polonia. -Monday Yearly. All ages. $0-7 12-10p.
Non-stop music on 3 stages! Kids fun, traditional foods, festival market atmosphere.
Copernicus Center, 773/777-8898, 5216 W Lawrence. at Milwaukee.
http://copernicuscenter.org
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North Coast Music Festival. -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $50-225+ Fr 3-10p, Sa+Su 1-10p.
http://northcoastfestival.com
Union Park, 1501 W Randolph. Near Washington/Ogden intersection.
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Race Judicata (since 1994). 5K Fundraiser. Yearly. All ages. $25-35 6:30p UNCONFIRMED
Benefits Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation.
312/332-1624 http://cvls.org/judicata
Upper Hutchinson Field. Columbus & Balbo.
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* Group Skate. 1st/3rd Fridays All ages. Free 7:30p.
Intermediate through advanced bladers come join the monthly group skate. Be able to skate some near traffic and do a distance of 10-12 miles. Helmet required, other protective gear and water recommended. Weather permitting.
http://ChicagoSkater.org
Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington. At Dearborn.
http://road-raves.org
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Kiss Kiss Cabaret (since 2011). Fr/Sa 18+ $20-40 10p.
A wild mix of hilarious hosts, quirky musicians, incredible variety performers and beautiful burlesque beauties.
http://kisskisscabaret.com
Uptown Underground, 773/867-1946, 4707 N Broadway.
http://uptownunderground.net
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Multiverse. Fridays 21+ $0-5 10p-4a UNCONFIRMED
"A multimedia music & video dance party where art meets nightlife." Often preceded by theme events. Greg Haus spins Electronica/Indie Alternative dance music.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
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Saturday 2015.09.05 ^
Hideout Block Party (since 1997). -Sunday Yearly. All ages. $$ Sells out. 5-10p UNCONFIRMED
Bands, beer, kid-friendly arts and crafts, no pets. Some proceeds to local charities.
The Hideout, 773/227-4433, 1354 W Wabansia. 2 blocks north of North, 1 block east of Elston.
http://hideoutchicago.com
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College of Complexes (since 1951). "The Playground for People Who Think" Saturdays All ages. $3? 2.5hrs 6-11p.
Structured weekly free speech forum with quality lecturers and good American food and bar.
09.05: Self-defense on Mass Transportation - IllinoisCarry.com wants to permit passengers to have weapons.
312/326-2120 http://collegeofcomplexes.org
Hilltop Restaurant, 2800 W Foster. At California.
http://facebook.com/HilltopChicago
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Def Leppard. All ages. $20-145+ 7p.
http://defleppard.com/
Tinley Park Amphitheatre, 708/614-1616, 19100 South Ridgeland Ave, Tinley Park. I-80 and Harlem Avenue, South Suburban, expect heavy traffic.
http://firstmidwestbankamphitheatre.com
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"Twisted" Saturdays 21+ $0 -11p, $5 -1a, $7+ 9:30p-5a.
"Meet and mingle with a truly diverse crowd. Dress up or dress down... this is the place to be what you want to be!"
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://berlinchicago.com
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Sunday 2015.09.06 ^
Madonnarama. 1st Sundays 21+ Free 10p-4a.
All Madonna music and videos all night with DJ Riley York. Classics, rare tracks, remixes, etc.
Berlin, 773/348-4975, 954 W Belmont. Near Red line Belmont stop.
http://www.berlinchicago.com
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Seasonal ^
* Circus In The Parks. -2015.10.18 Yearly. All ages. $0-15 Two shows daily.
Midnight Circus' world class troupe of clowns, contortionists, acrobats, etc perform just a few shows in each park.
08.29+30: Grand Crossing Park, 7655 S Ingleside Ave
09.05+06: McKinley Park, 2210 W Pershing Rd
09.12+13: Ogden Park, 6500 S Racine Ave
09.19+20: Wicker Park, 1425 N Damen Ave
09.26+27: Margate Park, 4921 N Marine Dr
10.03+04: Independence Park, 3945 N Springfield Ave
10.10+11: Smith Park, 2526 W Grand Ave
10.16-18: Welles Park, 2333 W Sunnyside Ave.
http://midnightcircus.net
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Cubs home games. -2015.09.27.
Mo 08.31: 7:05p Reds
Tu 09.01: 7:05p Reds WGN
We 09.02: 1:20p Reds.
http://cubs.com
Wrigley Field, 773/404-CUBS, 1060 W Addision.
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Farmers Markets (since 1980). Fresh and charming. -2015.10.31 Yearly. All ages. Free.
Tu: Lincoln Square, Federal Plaza; We: Andersonville; Th: Daley Plaza, Hyde Park; Sa: Austin, Lincoln Park, Near North; Su: WickerPark;
http://chicagofarmersmarkets.us
Various city locations.
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Pleasant Outdoor Concerts almost daily. -2015.09.20 Yearly.
Fr 08.28: Little Big Town with special guests David Nail and Ashley Monroe (7p)
Sa 08.29: An Evening with Santana: The Corazon Tour (7:30p)
Su 08.30: An Evening with Santana: The Corazon Tour (7:30p)
Mo 08.31: Alan Jackson: Keepin' it Country Tour (7p)
Th 09.03: Joseph Moog, Piano: Liszt and Debussy (6p).
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, 400 Iris Lane, Highland Pk. Served by Metra.
http://www.ravinia.org
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Summer Vacation. -2015.09.07 Yearly.
http://www.cps.edu
Chicago Public Schools.
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Bristol Renaissance Faire (since 1988). Party like it's 1599!!! Sa/Su -2015.09.06 Yearly. All ages. $8-16+ Coupons online. 10a-7p.
Open just nine enchanted weekends, rain or shine. Spend all day. Hundreds of costumed performers (about a dozen stages) including Queen Elizabeth & Court, over 160 unique artisans all within a recreated 16th Century village. Mouth watering foods of all description (several dozen booths) and aroma & fine imported ales. Big, fun, joyful, semi-realistic, classic goth outing, costumes encouraged, sometimes hot.
Renaissance Village, 847/395-7773, 12550 120th, Kenosha WI. 94 North to Russell Rd (Exit 1), left (W) to Frontage Rd, right to 128 then follow signs.
http://renfair.com/bristol
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Chicago Summerdance (since 1997). Lessons, dancing, big bands, different style everyday. -2015.09.13 Yearly. All ages. Free Su 4-7p, Th-Sa 6-9:30p.
Salsa, Swing, Waltz, Bamboleo, Cha Cha, Polka, Tango, Mambo, Fox Trot, etc. Lessons first hour.
http://chicagosummerdance.org
Grant Park, 312/742-4007, 601 S Michigan. Between Harrison and Balbo, easy by train, bus, trolley, bike or blade.
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Bands at Montrose Beach. Daily. -2015.08.31 All ages. Free Mo-Tu,Th-Sa 7p, We 5p, Su 6:30p.
Plus beers, cocktails, dining.
Fr 8.28 South Of 80
Sa 8.29 Contrabanda
Su 8.30 RCM Group
Mo 8.31 Whiskey Jezebel.
http://facebook.com/TheDockatMontroseBeach
Montrose Beach, 200 W Montrose Harbor Dr.
http://thedockatmontrosebeach.com
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FIREWORKS!!! Sa/We -2015.09.05 Yearly. All ages. Free We 9:30p, Sa 10:15p.
Visible anywhere near the lake.
Navy Pier, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand. Take the free trolley.
http://navypier.com
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Ongoing ^
Different rock, experimental, jazz, ethnic bands almost every night. 21+ $?
Metro / SmartBar, 773/549-0203, 3730 N Clark, Near Red Line Addison stop, metrochicago.com
Darkroom, 773/276-1411, 2210 W Chicago, darkroombar.com
Double Door, 773/489-3160, 1572 N Milwaukee, Wicker Park near Blue line Damen stop, doubledoor.com
Empty Bottle, 773/276-3600, 1035 N Western, dive-ish, emptybottle.com
Martyrs', 773/404-9494, 3855 N Lincoln, martyrslive.com
Ravinia, 847/266-5100, Highland Pk, ravinia.org
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Movies in the Parks (since 2001). -2015.09.03 Yearly. All ages. Free At Dusk.
Nice films, neighbors, concessions. See the handy quick ref sched.
http://bedno.com/movies/parks
Various Chicago parks.
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Now playing.
American Ultra, Grandma, Hitman: Agent 47, Man from U.N.C.L.E., Fantastic Four, Ricki and the Flash, Shaun the Sheep Movie, Mission: Impossible 5, Vacation, Pixels, Ant-Man, Mr. Holmes, Minions, Terminator Genisys, Ted 2, Inside Out, Jurassic World, Love & Mercy, Tomorrowland, Mad Max: Fury Road, ...
Theaters Everywhere.
http://bedno.com/movies
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WAY too much great theater and comedy and dance to cover.
Pickup Reader and NewCity and TimeOut magazines.
Hundreds of city locations.
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Millennium Park Movies. Tuesdays All ages. Free 6:30p.
09.01: The Breakfast Club.
http://bedno.com/movies/parks?pritz
Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 312/742-1168, 55 N Michigan. Millennium Park, Downtown.
http://millenniumpark.org
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Movies on the Pier. Thursdays -2015.09.10 All ages. Free 8p.
09.03: Caddyshack.
https://navypier.com/movies-on-the-pier/
Navy Pier, Skyline Stage, 312/222-9328, 600 E Grand.
http://navypier.com
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