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World Naked Bike Ride, Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che, and more things to do in Chicago this weekend

Whether you’re into nude cycling or peculiar musical gizmos, there’s no shortage of happenings this weekend. (And, hey, there’s always Blues Fest!) Fri 6/9-Sat 6/10: The interactive game show Science Night at the Steppenwolf Theatre (1650 N. Halsted) gives participants an idea of what it’s like to be a real scientist by asking them to complete middle-school science […]

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Green Music Fest features biodegradable headliners Yo La Tengo and Les Savy Fav

Supported by the Chicago Center for Green Technology, the eco-friendly Green Music Fest runs Sat-Sun 6/25-6/26 on Damen between North and Schiller (rather than on a stretch of Chicago Avenue like last year). The festival’s to-do list includes providing guests with biodegradable drinking cups, biodiesel-generated power, water bottles made from plant-based plastics, free bike parking, […]