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Saturday, October 16

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Adventures in Modern Music @ Empty Bottle

The Empty Bottle and The Wire present the fifth annual Adventures in Modern Music, a five-day festival of unusual music. The concert series kicks off tonight with performances by White Magic, Badawi, Holy Fuck and Graveyards & Zac Davis. The show starts at 9:00 PM; tickets are $15, and can be purchased through the Empty Bottle Website. Also see the Empty Bottle Website for a complete schedule of the festival. Empty Bottle: 1035 N. Western. (773) 276-3600.

Fab Four FAQ @ Book Cellar

Stuart Shea and Robert Rodriguez, authors of Fab Four FAQ: Everything Left to Know About the Beatles...and More!, stop by the Book Cellar tonight to discuss their book and one of the few bands that continues to inspire music today. Free at 7pm at 4736 N. Lincoln Ave. Call 773-293-2665 for more information.

Bookslut Reading Series @ Hopleaf

Cartoonist Emily Flake and poet Troy Jollimore are featured at tonight's reading, which begins at 7:30 PM (doors open at 6 PM). 5148 N Clark, 2nd floor. For more information, visit the website.

St. Michael's Oktoberfest

"Obscure Italian Sparklers" Wine Tasting

Try out "obscure Italian sparklers" -- sparkling wines from wineries in areas other than the famous Spumante region -- from 5pm to 7pm tonight at Pops for Champagne, 601 N. State St. Just $10 per person, no reservation necessary. 21 and over.



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