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Chicago Guide Radar

July 2009

7 years
ago

 

The Plan for Today: Mekons’ In-store Gig

Introducing a newcomer to chicagomag.com: Chicago Guide: The Plan for Today—or, as the case may be, Tonight, Tomorrow, or This Weekend—an infrequent, not-at-all scheduled newsflash we’ll post whenever we’ve got an unmissable event worth sharing. These might be …

7 years
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Queen Dee

Don’t-miss picks for 07.29.09 through 08.04.09: The Loop gets its long-awaited sexual Awakening … Lakeview drowns its sorrows at the thought of a beer-free Wrigley … The hands-down-best singer in Chicago belts in back-to-back gigs … SNL’s “Pat” returns—now 100-percent woman … A local lit darling lays out the carpet squares … and more

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File Under “Free”

Put the “free” back in “free time” with these don’t-miss picks for the week of 07.22.09 through 07.28.09: harrowing derring-do in the heart of downtown … family road trips, now with more lasers … a small-town fest with a taste for kitsch—and pierogis

7 years
ago

A Good Time—or your money back

This week: Theatre insurance for the finicky … schmoozing in the Modern Wing … remembering Michael at Ravinia … the other side of Niffenegger

7 years
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Chicago Guide: Petersen and Pizza

Sometimes this city serves up an embarrassment of riches. This week: William Petersen returns—with free beer … Daniel Burnham appears onstage (in spirit) … indie rock icons toast a local lit legend … bicyclists get a gospel revival—and a midnight ride … and much more

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Twice as Nice

This week only! The Ten: double-dip pairings of top-notch concerts (and one musical flick), each featuring one suburban and one city option. Now, get out there and pursue happiness with these don’t-miss events for the week of 07.01.09 through 07.06.09 …

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