HER BARK IS WORSE THAN HER BITE Animal Crackers’ Molly Brennan stars in the bawdy Madame Barker Holiday Variety Show, from 500 Clown.
Don’t-miss picks for Wed 12.02.09 through Tue 12.08.09:
concerts The Swell Season
FREEBIES OF THE WEEK
galleries James Cuno
Hear it straight from the mouth of someone who knows: The president of the Art Institute—which, you might have heard, opened its fabulous new Modern Wing earlier this year—talks about what it means to be modern now.
GO: Dec 7 at 4:30. Sullivan Galleries, 33 S State, 7th floor. 312-629-6635
In a bit of housekeeping, two shows included in our December print edition have been canceled: A Christmas Carol, Dec 22-27 at the Civic Opera House (refund info here), and Mavis Staples’s Dec 5 concert at the House of Blues (refunds at points of purchase). In other news, tickets for the February return of Tracy Letts’s Pulitzer- and Tony-winning August: Osage County at the Cadillac Palace Theatre go on sale Dec 4.
Photography: DF Wimsatt, Jr