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Chicago Underground Film Festival

The 14th Chicago Underground Film Festival continues through Sunday, August 19, with screenings at the Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division, and Elegant Mr. Gallery, 1355 N. Milwaukee. Tickets for single screenings are $7; a $50 pass admits you to ten. For advance tickets visit brownpapertickets.com; for more information call 773-341-6727 or visit cuff.org. friday17 Cutting […]

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Halloween Events

Some events require advance registration or reservations; call ahead to confirm. FRIDAY20 Avondale Park Haunted House a 7-9:30 PM, 3516 W. School, 773-478-1410, $2. Halloween Dance a 6-9 PM, Vittum Park, 5010 W. 50th, 773-284-6022, $5, children in grades five through eight. Robie House Secrets and Shadows Tour a 7-9 PM (tours begin every 20 […]

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Rhinoceros Theater Festival

This annual showcase of experimental theater, performance, and music from Chicago’s fringe, coproduced by Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr, runs through 11/12. This year’s festival includes an emphasis on work by, or inspired by, Samuel Beckett. All performances are at the Prop Thtr, 3502-4 N. Elston, unless otherwise noted. Several performances will be at […]

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Resfest

This touring festival of digital videos celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, with programs screening Thursday through Sunday, October 19 through 22, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. Music videos continue to provide an inviting market for adventurous video artists, which Resfest has recognized through its long-running emphasis on music clips. Videos […]

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Around the Coyote

Around the Coyote Running September 4 through 8, the seventh annual edition of this Wicker Park/Bucktown weekend festival claims to be the nation’s largest studio walk and arts exhibition, showcasing emerging artists in all media–including theater and performance, as reflected in the schedule below. Coordinator Jonathan Pitts has organized some 40 theatrical offerings into programs […]

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Bailiwick Repertory’s Directors Festival ’96

Bailiwick Repertory’s Directors Festival ’96 This annual showcase features work by generally unknown pro, semipro, and student directors, who offer their interpretation of scripts ranging from established classical and contemporary selections to untested material. Each night presents a different program consisting of two or three one-acts, as shown in the listings below. Bailiwick Repertory, Bailiwick […]

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Bailiwick Repertory’s Directors Festival ’96

This annual showcase features work by generally unknown pro, semipro, and student directors, who offer their interpretation of scripts ranging from established classical and contemporary selections to untested material. Each night presents a different program consisting of two or three one-acts, as shown in the listings below. Bailiwick Repertory, Bailiwick Arts Center, 1229 W. Belmont, […]