How to Make It in Chicago panel discussion, the Rational Dress Society at MCA, and more things to do this week | Bleader

How to Make It in Chicago panel discussion, the Rational Dress Society at MCA, and more things to do this week

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Members of the Rational Dress Society discuss counterfashion at the MCA on Tue 12/6. - LARA KASTNER
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  • Members of the Rational Dress Society discuss counterfashion at the MCA on Tue 12/6.

There's plenty to do this week. Here's some of what we recommend:

Through 2/4: More than 60 artists from around the world display prints, postcards, T-shirts, and more at "Small Print Show" at Chicago Printmakers Collective (4912 N. Western). Stop in to get some holiday shopping done—everything is available for purchase.

Original prints from artists across the world are on display at the "Small Print Show." - BEA MAHAN
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  • Original prints from artists across the world are on display at the "Small Print Show."

Mon 12/5:
WildClaw Theatre Company presents Deathscribe 2016, a festival of radio horror plays. Five stories compete to win the coveted Bloody Axe award at Lincoln Hall (2424 N. Lincoln). 8 PM

Mon 12/5: Norwegian pop-punk quartet Slotface plays tonight at Schubas (3159 N. Southport). 9 PM

Tue 12/6: Members of the sartorial group the Rational Dress Society discuss counterfashion from the 1700s to the present at the Museum of Contemporary Art (220 E. Chicago). 6 PM

Tue 12/6:
The monthly reading series Tuesday Funk features eclectic works by local writers at Hopleaf (5148 N. Clark). December's lineup includes Connor Coyne, Reinhardt Suarez, Hallie Palladino, Sara Ross Witt, and William Shunn. 7:30 PM

Wed 12/7: Artist Hebru Brantley, filmmaker Austin Vesely, and Fake Shore Drive founder Andrew Barber discuss their strategies for making their work stand out in the city during How to Make It in Chicago at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel (12 S. Michigan). 7 PM

Hebru Brantley talks about making his art stand out at the panel discussion How to Make It in Chicago. - SUN-TIMES MEDIA
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  • Hebru Brantley talks about making his art stand out at the panel discussion How to Make It in Chicago.

Through 12/17: Drink and be merry with Happy Holly-Daze, a holiday-themed sketch comedy show and drinking game at the Cornservatory (4210 N. Lincoln). Wed-Sat 7 PM

Thu 12/8: Have a special someone itching for a pair of vertebrae earrings? Sideshow Gallery (2219 N. Western) hosts the Bizarre Bazaar, a holiday market featuring local vendors specializing in goods including taxidermy jewelry, apothecary, and plant arrangements. 6-10 PM

Pick up handmade goods at the Bizarre Bazaar holiday market. - GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO
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  • Pick up handmade goods at the Bizarre Bazaar holiday market.

Thu 12/8: Sing your heart out and support local zinesters at the Chicago Zine Fest fund-raiser Shameless Karaoke at Beauty Bar (1444 W. Chicago). 8 PM-2 AM



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