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This multidisciplinary performing arts festival, hosted by the Pilsen area's Blue Rider Theatre, runs through December 17, with shows most Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM and Sundays at 7 PM, as well as children's matinees on selected Saturdays and Sundays at 3 PM. Most evenings feature two or more artists, with intermissions between each act. Blue Rider Theatre, 1822 S. Halsted, 733-4668. Tickets: $10 a night except where noted in the listings below; $60 for a festival pass (good for all performances); some student and senior discounts available.

The Reader carries festival listings on a week-by-week basis; following is the schedule for November 10 through 12.


Michael K. Meyers and Carmela Rago

See Critic's Choice. 8 PM.


Michael K. Meyers and Carmela Rago

See Critic's Choice. 8 PM.


The Babba Yabba Ball, Edges, and Apart Mental Projections No. 1: Duo Duet, Filmic Phrases, Hypno

The first of these three performance pieces is J-Nett Welp's movement-based work derived from a Russian fairy tale; the second is a multimedia piece about "commodity fetishism" by Audrey Colby, Tim Noworyta, and Jennifer Marx; the third is a set of three sound-based works by Lisa Kucharski that use human voice and live and prerecorded sonics. 7 PM.

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