PIPE DREAM Clarinetist Don Byron reconvenes the jazz combo behind his history-making if unlikely ode to klezmer king Mickey Katz.
Don’t-miss picks for Wed 11.11.09 through Tue 11.17.09:
concerts Meat Puppets
ALSO THIS WEEK: Ray LaMontagne spins his catchy, Sam Cooke-indebted melodies at Auditorium Theatre.
FREEBIES OF THE WEEK
farrago Parade School
See a behind-the-scenes spectacle play out in public: In advance of McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade, onlookers are invited to watch as organizers train 1,300 volunteers in balloon wrangling, with a giant inflatable Bob the Builder as visual aide.
GO: Nov 14 at 9:30. Front lawn, Museum of Science and Industry, 57th west of Lake Shore. 312-235-2217. Parade steps off from State and Congress on Nov 26 at 8.
Photography: Cory Wells Braun