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Tuesday, April 23

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Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein

The Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting "Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein." Co-produced and co-presented with About Face Theatre, the chamber-scale musical focuses on the life and loves of the famed author and feminist. Tickets range from $20-$40. To buy them and to get more information, call the MCA box office at 312-397-4010. You can find the schedule of performances here. Tonight's inagural performance is at 7:30pm.

St. Valentine's Massacre Skate Party @ Fleetwood Skating Rink

The Chi*Town Sirens, Chicago's newest league of roller derby girls, is throwing a Valentine's Day skate party at Fleetwood Roller Rink. Meet the Sirens, skate with them, and have your dance card totally filled on Valentine's Day-- what could be better? Tonight will be filled with features like The Dating Game, where one lucky guest can win a night out with a Siren, good music (rollergirl DJs), and lots of other Valentine's Day surprises. If you're coupled-- do something different and enjoy eight-wheeled nostalgia with a couples' skate to "Endless Love". If you're single, there's no better place to be. The skate night costs $10 including skate rental and will run from 7:30-10pm tonight. The Fleetwood Skating Rink is located at 7321 W. Archer Ave. (Archer & Harlem), Summit IL (just past Midway on I-55). Call 708-458-0300 (Fleetwood) for more information.

Throw Darts (at your ex's picture) @ Ravenswood Pub

Ravenswood Pub celebrates X-Valentines Day starting at 7pm tonight. Bring a picture of your "ex" and throw darts at it for prizes. Enjoy other fun contests and beer specials. Ah, sweet sweet catharsis. The Ravenswood Pub is located at 5455 N. Ravenswood Ave. Call (773) 769-6667 for more information.

Personals @ Starbucks

Looking for love, coffee lovers? This ValDay, head on over to the Piper's Alley and Roscoe Village Starbucks. From 7-9 p.m., the folks from Yahoo! Personals will help you create an online personal, take a professional snap of you, and hand you a $10 coffee card. Hey, where else can you (maybe) find the love of your life -- and a week's worth of joe? Via TOC.



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