Adele, the Chicago Pin and Patch Pop-up, and more to do this week in Chicago | Bleader

Adele, the Chicago Pin and Patch Pop-up, and more to do this week in Chicago

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Adele sings her heart out at the United Center on Mon 7/11 and Wed 7/13. - GETTY IMAGES EUROPE
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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

Mon 7/11: The Hidden Shamrock (2723 N. Halsted) curates a weekly lineup of Off The Radar Comedy members while slinging up drink specials. 8 PM

Tue 7/12: 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

Tue 7/12: 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

Wed 7/13: 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. - JESSICA KAMINSKI
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  • Allison Dunne hosts Ladylike on Wed 7/13.

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. - SORIN POPA
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  • Cristian Măcelaru conducts The Planets: An HD Odyssey on Wed 7/13.

Thu 7/14: 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
Activate takes over the Hard Rock Alley with "scent-scapes" on Thu 7/14. - COURTESY OF JENNIFER CATHERINE PHOTOGRAPHY FOR CHICAGO LOOP ALLIANCE
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  • Activate takes over the Hard Rock Alley with "scent-scapes" on Thu 7/14.

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.


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