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Tuesday, June 18

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Little Brother and Evidence @ Abbey Pub

North Carolina's finest stop in Chicago as part of their tour to support their third major lavel effort, The Getback. Big Pooh and Phonte appear along with Delatted Peoples' own Evidence, whose first solo effort, The Weatherman was 2007's earliest surprises. Show at 9. Tickets $18 online and $20 at the door.

Funkanova @ Sonotheque

Funkanova is a new event brought to you by All Natural Inc., a name that might conjure up images of loofah sponges and oatmeal soap for you, but should actually make you think about shaking your bootay. Tonight's live performance features the BSTC along with DJs Sadar (Soul in Hole) and Sean Alvarez (Swank Society). Sonotheque, 1444 W. Chicago. $5 before 10pm, $10 after. For more info, visit ANI's myspace page.

Short Film Brigade @ Hideout

It's time for the Short Film Brigade's final show of the season, tonight at 8:30pm at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia. Come check out 11 short films in 90 minutes, enjoy popcorn and pie (and beer'n'liquor) and have fun! Tickets are $8 at the door or online.

Essential Feminist Reader @ Women & Children First

Women & Children First welcomes editor of the latest feminist anthology, Estelle B. Freedman, for a discussion of where feminism has been and where it's going now. The Essential Feminist Reader spans five decades of feminist history and includes short fiction, drama, political manifestos and texts, as well as contributions from Betty Friedan, Virginia Woolf, the Guerilla Girls and more. Free at 7:30pm at 5233 N. Clark St. Call 773-769-9299 for more information.

 

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