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Version 11

Version 11 The 11th go-round of the annual artist-run festival Version begins Friday 4/22, with parties, art shows, and other affiliated events continuing through 5/1. This week’s schedule is listed in brief below, and in greater detail at versionfest.org; events are free unless otherwise noted. The festival opens with The New New Chicagoans, a show […]

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Implodes, Tonight, $3

geraldine vo Implodes If you want loud music with a good pedigree for a low price, local quartet Implodes opens for Magical Beautiful at the Empty Bottle (1035 N. Western) tonight at 9; it costs $3 to get in. They’re “all kinds of big guitar damage: shoegaze fuzz blasts, sparkly drone, slicks of tuneful sludge, […]