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Tuesday, July 16

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Post-Wolf Parade show @ Smart Bar

If Wolf Parade wasn't enough for you, and you're still wide awake after the show with no regard for tomorrow's 9:00 A.M. board-meeting, try checking out the Post-Wolf Parade show: " PLEASE COME DOWNSTAIRS"

The best part - Tickets are Free! Doors: 10pm / Show: 10pm

Wolf Parade @ the Metro

Don't forget Wolf Parade is performing for the second night in a row this evening. This Montreal based irreverent indie-pop band is sure to please the kids tonight!
Tickets are $18.00 and Doors: 8pm / Show: 9pm

Outdoor Film Festival: American Graffiti

The 1973 classic about 1962 teens starts tonight at 8:32 PM. Free. You can leave your bike with the bike valet at Lake Shore and Monroe, also free. Leave your dogs and booze at home. For more information, visit the website or call 312-744-3315.

Balacrita: The Adventures of Young Krishna @ Cultural Center

Part of Silk Road Chicago, this classical Indian play is presented as a staged reading in the Claudia Cassidy Theater at 7 PM. Free. 78 Washington Street. For more information, call 312-744-6630 or visit the website.

Tuesdays on the Terrace @ MCA

Kick back at the Museum of Contemporary Art after work. Check out the farmer's market out front (it closes by 6 PM), wander through the exhibits (MCA admission is free Tuesdays), and conclude your evening lounging on the terrace, listening to jazz (the concert starts at 5:30 PM) and enjoying one of the best views in Chicago. For more information, call MCA at 312-280-2660 or visit the website.

Rush Hour Concert @ St. James Cathedral

Professional musicians who play with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Chamber Musicians, and other ensembles perform at this series of free, 30-minute chamber music concerts. Doors open at 5:15 PM, with refreshments. Tonight's music, a Mozart trio, starts at 5:45 PM. 65 E Huron. For more information, visit the website.



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