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Saturday, October 16

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Adventures in Modern Music @ Empty Bottle

The Wire and the Empty Bottle present the fourth annual Adventures in Modern Music, a 5-day concert series taking place at the Empty Bottle. Tonight's concert features Tetine from Brazil, Colleen from France, and Yellow Swans from San Francisco. The show starts at 9:00 PM; tickets are $15, and can be purchased online at the Empty Bottle website. Also see the Empty Bottle site for a complete listing of the bands performing during the festival. Empty Bottle: 1035 N. Western. (773) 276-3600.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers @ Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center presents a series of science fiction movies through December. Tonight's sci fi movie is the original 1956 version of The Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The film screens tonight at 6:00 PM, as well as on Tuesday, September 26 at 6:00 PM. See the Film Center Website for a full listing of this month's movies in the series. Film Center: 164 N. State. (312) 846-2600.

Opening: Newspeak @ Country Club Gallery

Mark McGinnis debuts his new show of iconography representing corporate and political "newspeak" at Country Club Gallery, 1100 N. Damen, tonight from 6pm to 10pm. Show runs through October 20. Call 773/368-4045 for more info.

Bound Stems @ Schubas

Come down and celebrate twice in one night with Chicago's Bound Stems as they play tunes from their brand new album, Appreciation Night at Schubas tonight. They'll have an all-ages show at 7pm with Metal Hearts opening, and then will stay the night to play at 10pm in support of Asobi Seksu. Both shows are just $10, and before you head out you can read all about the Bound Stems in this week's Transmission feature.

 

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