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Saturday, September 18

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MusicNow @ Harris Theater

Musicians from the Chicago Symphony perform CSO composer-in-residence Osvaldo Golijov's Ayre, a song cycle to be sung by guest soprano Dawn Upshaw, this evening at 8 PM. $20. 205 E Randolph. For more information, visit the website.

'Hot as a Mutha' Dinner @ Heaven on Seven

A special seven-course meal, full of Cajun spice, will be prepared by chef Jimmy Bannos at Heaven on Seven on Rush at 600 N. Michigan Ave. Also included is a spicy martini or Southern Limeade and unlimited soda. Dinner is served at 7 pm and costs $35. Call 312-224-8858 for more information.

New Women of Color Performance Series @ Hull House

Teatro Luna and Jane Addams Hull-House Museum collaborate in OYE- LISTEN! a new performance series of works by women of color. Tonight's performance will feature Lani T. Montreal and Yolanda Nieves and Sandra Santiago-Posadas as Brown Girls Singing. The event takes place at 7pm @ Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted Residents' Dining Hall (south building). This event is FREE and will have FREE food. Reservations are NOT required, but recommended: 312 412 5353

Globe Gong Idol @ Globe Pub

Globe Gong Idol -- yes, it's the hilarious mashup of American Ido and the Gong Show -- returns to the Globe Pub (1934 w. irving park (the old Lion's Den) on Monday Night.

Sign up for a spot at 8PM. The show starts at 8:30PM.

To get a sense of what you're in for, check out:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1A2g2rEHbQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X84teR5Uf5I

 

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