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Adele sings her heart out at the United Center on Mon 7/11 and Wed 7/13.
There's plenty to do this week in Chicago. Here's some of what we recommend:
Mon 7/11: Adele
says "Hello" to her fans tonight at the United Center (1901 W. Madison). The British songbird also has a show on Wednesday night, same time, same place. 7:30 PM
The Hidden Shamrock (2723 N. Halsted) curates a weekly lineup of Off The Radar Comedy
members while slinging up drink specials. 8 PM
We all have horror stories about a certain teacher, but at Detention Hall
at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) it's the teachers who tell the stories. 7 PM
Get your lady-lit on with Sappho's Salon
, a monthly storytelling cabaret hosted by Eileen Tull and Liz Baudler at Women & Children First (5233 N. Clark) that focuses on themes of gender, feminism, and queerness. 7:30 PM
Allison Dunne hosts a slew of female comedians who are telling their nastiest stories at Ladylike
at Cafe Mustache (2313 N. Milwaukee). 8:30 PM
Allison Dunne hosts Ladylike on Wed 7/13.
View footage from NASA's recent missions scored with space-themed music, including Gustav Holst's The Planets
and John Adams's Short Ride in a Fast Machine
during The Planets: An HD Odyssey
at Ravinia Festival (Green Bay & Lake Cook, Highland Park). 8 PM
Cristian Măcelaru conducts The Planets: An HD Odyssey on Wed 7/13.
The Hard Rock Alley (230 N. Garland) brings together a group of artists and their "scent-scapes" out to trigger the olfactories with Activate: Smell
. 5-10 PM
courtesy of Jennifer Catherine Photography for Chicago Loop Alliance
Activate takes over the Hard Rock Alley with "scent-scapes" on Thu 7/14.
The GirlPinGang curates the Chicago Pin and Patch Pop-up
, a vibrant show of locally-produced enamel pins and patches, over at Cafe Mustache (2313 N. Milwaukee). 6-8 PM
For more stuff to do this week—and every day—check out our Agenda page.