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Sunday, September 25

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mc chris @ Abbey Pub

mc chris, the rap artist and character voice for many Adult Swim shows, plays Abbey Pub this evening at 9:00 PM. Tickets are $12 in advance ($14 at the door) and can be purchased through the Abbey Pub Website. Abbey Pub: 3420 W. Grace (at Elston). (773) 478-4408.

Barbara Ehrenreich @ Newberry Library

The author of Nickled and Dimed and--most recently--Bait and Switch reads this evening at 6 PM. Free, 60 W Walton. For more information, visit the website.

Respiro @ Istituto Italiano

If you're still wondering what happened to Valeria Golino after Hot Shots!, check her out as a free-spirited mother in a conservative Sicilian village in Respiro, the winner of the Critic's Week prize at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival tonight. Presented by Cinema/Chicago's International Connections series. Free, but RSVP to 312-822-9545. 6pm. Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450.

La Pena: La Ley del Norte @ Old Town School

As part of the Old Town School's free fall Latin folk music and dance showcase, this Chicago band plays music with Norteno, Conjunto, and Tex-Mex influences tonight at 8:30 PM. 4544 N Lincoln. For more information, call 773-728-6000 or visit the website.

Yesterday @ Cultural Center

See a movie on the first floor of the Cultural Center, while eating a catered, sister-city (Durban) -influenced meal from Fox & Obel. 5:30 PM, 78 E Washington, $15. Reservations are required: call 312-742 TIXS (8497). For more information, visit the website.

Cat Power @ The Vic

The new and improved Chan Marshall, with (reportedly) No-Breakdown Kung Fu action, comes to the Vic with the Memphis Rhythm Band in support of her lastest album, The Greatest. 3145 North Sheffield, 7:30 PM, $25.50 (more info here).



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