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Sunday, November 19

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The Go-Go's @ House of Blues

Get in touch with your 80's nostalgia with a show by The Go-Go's at the House of Blues. Doors open at 7:30, show starts at 9:00, and tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster. House of Blues: 329 N. Dearborn. (312) 923-2000.

Senator Obama Goes to Africa @ Music Box

The Music Box Theatre presents a screening of the documentary Senator Obama Goes to Africa, a film that was supposed to have screened at the Gene Siskel Film Center but was canceled due to Obama's political advances. The film screens tonight at 7:30 PM, and again on Saturday, February 2. The director, Bob Hercules, will be at both screenings for a Q&A session after the screening. Tickets are available through Ticketweb. Music Box: 3733 N. Southport. (773) 871-6604.

Mardi Gras Celebration @ Chuck's Cafe

An evening of Cajun food and music awaits you at the Mardi Gras celebration at Chuck's Cafe in suburban Burbank. According to the folks at LTH Forum, this is an event worth attending, and in this winter cold, we could all use some gumbo.

 

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