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Sunday, February 16

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Fulcrum Point @ Harris Theater

The Chicago new music ensemble presents the world premiere of Phoenix Rising, a multimedia work developed in concert with the Nature Conservancy. Tickets are $10 to $20. 7:30 PM, 205 E Randolph.

Stage Left @ Book Cellar

Stage Left Theatre comes to the Book Cellar to offer a sneak peek of their new play One Fine Day. The play is about a controversial professor who comes to class dressed as Hitler, which is, as one would imagine, most distressing to a Jewish student. Free at 7pm at 4736 N. Lincoln Ave. Call 773-293-2665 for more information.

"Marionette Macbeth" @ Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Compagnia Carlo Colla e Figli present an abridged, marionette version of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E Grand Ave., from March 13 through March 25. Tickets start at $35, and most performances begin at 7:30pm. Additional details and tickets may be found through the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's website.

TV On The Radio @ Metro

Comb your hair forward and grow your best ironic moustache, 'cause doo-wop electro funksters TV On The Radio are bringing their awkward hipster dance party to the Metro, 3730 N. Clark. 8PM, $25, 18+. Tickets available through Ticketmaster (boo, hiss). With Subtle.

IWOC: "Intellectual Property Rights & Copyrights"

Join the Independent Writers of Chicago for a discussion on "Intellectual Property Rights and Copyrights" during which a panel of experts will advise writers on how to protect their work, taking into special consideration the way the internet has changed the world of intellectual property rights. Networking begins at 5pm and the talk begins at 6pm in 7th floor Lakeshore Room of the Chicago Athletic Club, 12 S. Michigan Ave. Free for IWOC members; $15 for members. Call 847-855-6670 for more information.

Bingo Tango @ MCA

Bingo in the MCA Cafe, with numbers called by "local art stars," and tango demonstrations during intermission. So you've got something more fabulous to do on a Tuesday night? Right. Free, 6 PM, 220 E Chicago. For more information, call 312-280-2660 or visit the website.

Birth of the Phoenix @ Harris Theater

The fulcrumpoint New Music Project presents a concert featuring four contemporary compositions, including one commissioned by the Nature Conservancy, in its world premiere. Tickets are $10 to $20. 7:30 PM, 205 E Randolph. For more information, call 312-334-7777 or visit the website.

12 X 12 Artist's Tour @ MCA

Looking for something free to do this evening? How about joining an artist for a tour of his new MCA exhibition? Tonight, David Schutter will lead a gallery tour of his exhibition. He'll share his knowledge of the Gemäldegalerie museum’s collection and insight into his process and inspirations.

 

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