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Monday, December 18

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Stuart Davis @ Schubas

Stuart Davis, the mad monk of punk folk acoustic sexdeathevil music, performs tonight at Schubas at 10:00 PM to celebrate the release of his new album ¿What. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through the Schubas Website. Schubas: 3159 N. Southport. (773) 525-2508.

Soundtrack City Chicago @ Neo-Futurarium

The Neo-Futurists and Yuri Lane: the Human Beatbox present Soundtrack City Chicago, a look at the neighborhoods of the city. The play, described by the Neo-Futurists as "an innovative, comedic, hip-hop journey", begins this evening and runs through July 29, playing Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00 PM at the Neo-Futurarium. Tickets: $15, or $10 for students or seniors with ID. For tickets and more information, please visit the Neo-Futurists' Website or call their information hotline. Neo-Futurarium: 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster). (773) 275-5255.

Battleship Potemkin @ Millennium Park

The Grant Park Music Festival presents Eisenstein's classic film along with music by Shostakovich in this concert, which doesn't start until 9 PM. In the Pritzker Pavillion, free. For more information, visit the website.

The Dollar Store @ The Hideout

This month's Dollar Store is all about American Heros. Jake Minton, Kimberlee Soo and Steve Waltien read stories based on items found in a dollar store tonight at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, at 7pm. It's a dollar to get in, as always. Twenty-one and over, as always. More info here.

Macy Gray @ Grant Park

At 5:30 PM, Macy Gray appears as part of Taste of Chicago. Free! Yay! I love Chicago! Petrillo Band Shell. For more information, visit the website.

 

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