Don’t-miss picks for Wednesday, November 25 through December 1, 2015
1 Towkio and SaveMoney
Rap The local hip-hop crew known for launching the careers of Vic Mensa and Chance the Rapper mount a post-Thanksgiving bonanza, with rising MC Towkio at the helm.
11/28 at 7. $20–$24. The Metro, 3730 N. Clark. metrochicago.com
2 The Greeks
Exhibits Admire more than 500 Hellenic artifacts from 21 Greek museums in this new exhibition exploring the country’s ancient past.
11/25–4/10. $18–$31. 1400 S. Lake Shore. fieldmuseum.org
3 The Lincoln Lodge
Comedy Sharp, abrasive comic Drew Michael performs alongside Natalie Alford and Tommy McNamara at this respected weekly stand-up showcase that counts Hannibal Buress and T.J. Miller among its alum.
11/27 at 8. $10 suggested donation. Subterranean, 2011 W. North. thelincolnlodge.com/events/the-lincoln-lodge-comedy-showcase-5
4 Fallen Angels
Theater Noel Coward is at his wittiest in this play about two rich, bored housewives whose lives gets upended when a man they both bedded returns. Shannon Cochran directs a fine cast that includes Annabel Armour, Emjoy Gavino, and Eliza Stoughton.
11/25–1/10. $33–$58. Remy Bumppo at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln. remybumppo.org
5 Music of the Baroque
Classical Handel’s Judas Maccabaeus contains one of Western music’s most recognizable melodies and some serious choral swashbuckling and estimable conductor Jane Glover and her ensemble are just the cabal to unleash it.
11/30 at 7:30. $27–$63. Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph. baroque.org
Freebie of the Week
McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade
Parades Teddy Turkey takes his annual trek down State Street with help from Grand Marshall David Arquette, chef Graham Elliot, the Harlem Globetrotters, and more.
11/26 at 8 a.m. Free. State St. between Congress and Randolph. chicagofestivals.org
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