The documentary about the making of Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot screens on Thu 9/29.
There's plenty to distract you from the first presidential debate of the season. Here's some of what we recommend:
Haymarket Books presents author, linguist, and political activist Noam Chomsky
discussing U.S. foreign policy and its relationship to U.S. domestic policy at Rockefeller Memorial Chapel (5850 S. Woodlawn). 6:30 PM
Noam Chomsky discusses foreign policy just ahead of the presidential debate.
Mon 9/26: Lincoln Lodge Starts a Revolution
, a fund-raiser for the Lincoln Lodge at Revolution Brewing Company (2323 N. Milwaukee), features performances from Michelle L’amour, pro wrestler Colt Cabana, rapping violinist Amanda Bailey, and stand-up Aparna Nancherla. 7 PM
Jen Sabella and Erika Wozniak host the Girl Talk
, an all-female talk show at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) highlighting amazing women doing amazing things in Chicago. This month’s guest is outspoken CTU president Karen Lewis. 6:30 PM
Erika Wozniak, Jen Sabella, and Joanna Klonsky the women behind Girl Talk.
During the Wicker Park Bucktown Fall Dinner Crawl
, the WPB Chamber of Commerce guides three separate treks—the "Spoon," the "Fork," and the "Knife"—to standout restaurants including Antique Taco, Dove's Luncheonette, and Smoke Daddy. 6-9 PM
Daybreaker hosts the Disco at Dawn
featuring sunrise yoga followed by a dance party on the roof of Savage Smyth (920 N. Franklin). 5:30-8:30 AM
Wed 9/28: The Steezus Tour
, comic Steven King's full-length parody of Kanye West's Life of Pablo
tour, features guests Andy Fleming, Joe Alden McMahon, Fran Hoepfner, and Kristen Toomey at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia). 9 PM
Ensemble Español performs Flamenco Passion
at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress) as part of the Made in Chicago dance series. 7:30 PM
Ensemble Español performs Flamenco Passion on Thu 9/29.
Goose Island Brewing and 93XRT team up at the Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport) host a screening of I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco
, a documentary following the local band as they worked on their album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
. 7:30 PM
For more stuff to do this week—and every day—check out our Agenda page.