David Gilmour plays the United Center on Mon 4/4.
Time to plan the week. Here's some of what we recommend:
The Chicago Human Rhythm Project presents Stomping Grounds
, an event at the Chicago Cultural Center where five local dance companies discuss, perform, and celebrate the rhythmic arts. 6 PM
Ensemble Espanol Dance performs at Stomping Grounds on Mon 4/4.
Pink Floyd's David Gilmour
plays tonight at the United Center. In Soundboard
Luca Cimarusti writes, "On 2015's Rattle That Lock
(Columbia), legendary Pink Floyd coleader—and one of the planet's finest guitar players—David Gilmour proves that he has what it takes to age more than gracefully." 8 PM
's Ben Joravsky and Sun-Times
's Mick Dumke host First Tuesdays with Mick and Ben
at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia), a monthly roundtable discussion of all things politics. Tonight's show features CPS teachers Allison Bates and Erika Wozniak talking about the Chicago Teachers Union walkout. 6 PM
courtesy the hideout
Ben Joravsky and Mick Dumke talk CPS at this month's First Tuesday.
Vegetarians beware: Baconfest Chicago kicks off what it's calling "bacon month" at Bacon Bocce Beats Booze
, a meat-centric event with creative bacon dishes from Chop Shop, Knife & Tine, and Whisk; beer and cocktails from Templeton Rye and Goose Island Brewery; and an indoor bocce-ball tournament hosted by Wicker Park Bocce. 7 PM
Celebrate National Poetry Month
at City Lit Books with the release of Action Books's Cheer Up, Femme Fatale
and Co•im•press's I Am a Face Sympathizing With Your Grief: Seven Younger Iranian Poets
. 6:30 PM
Comedic variety show Afro-Futurism
continues at Second City's E.T.C. Theater (1608 N. Wells). Tony Adler writes, "Felonious Munk's sly banter, Sonia Denis's dizzy (but not ditsy) persona, Martin Morrow's tales of being too clean-cut for his own good, and the alarming confessions marking Dave Helem as perhaps the worst high school teacher in the history of education . . . was truthful and lots of fun." 8 PM
Felonious Munk in Afro-Futurism
The latest installment of the Poetry Off the Shelf series at the Poetry Foundation features poet and artist Tan Lin,
who will be joined by experimental-music group NbN. 7 PM
Chilean theater company Tetrocinema presents Régis Jauffret's graphic novel Historia de Amor (Love Story)
onstage at the MCA, with comic-book-style artwork, film, and live performance. In Spanish with English subtitles. Thu-Sat 7:30 PM and Sun 3 PM
For more stuff to do this week—and every day—check out our Agenda page.