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Monday, October 25

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Dr. Dog/Apollo Sunshine at the Bottle

Quite the show for such a small venue. Two very worthwhile bands tonight at The Empty Bottle - Dr. Dog and Apollo Sunshine. 8 p.m. Dr. Dog also plays at the Apple store at 1 p.m.

Democracy Burlesque: Elephantitis

Democracy Burlesque -- "where only the politics are naked" -- is a monthly variety show/revue/cabaret/ happening aimed at liberal and progressive artists, fans, and sympathizers. Tonight's show, "Elephantitis," considers the GOP and its presidential candidates. The show starts at 8 pm at the No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood. Tickets are $10.

Words in Bloom @ Chicago Cultural Center

The Tall Grass Writers Guild will be presenting readings from its latest anthology, A Walk in My Garden, at the Chicago Cultural Center's Studio Theater. Free. 7pm. 77 E. Randolph St. Call 219-322-7270 or 312-744-6630 for more information.

Paul Gomberg @ 57th Street Books

Chicago State University professor Paul Gomberg will be at 57th Street Books, talking about his book How to Make Opportunity Equal: Race & Contributive Justice, which examines racial equality. Free. 7pm. 1301 E. 57th St. Call 773-684-1300 for more information.

Josh Elder @ Chicago Public Library

Cartoonist Josh Elder will be at the Bucktown-Wicker Park Branch of the Chicago Public Library to talk about the "art and business of writing graphic novels." Free. 7pm. 1701 N. Milwaukee Ave. Call 312-744-6022 for more information.

Matt Besser's Magical Sack of Dump @ Lakeshore Theater

"Magical Sack of Dump," the brainchild of Matt Besser, one of the founding (and perhaps most handsome) members of the Upright Citizens Brigade, plays at the Lakeshore Theater tonight as part of the UCB-hosted weekly series. Performances are at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.



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