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Tuesday, May 28

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Green City Market @ Notebaert Nature Museum

The Green City Market has moved indoors to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum's North Gallery, located at 2430 N. Cannon Drive, and will be selling the same good stuff they're known for from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. today. Chef Bruce Sherman from North Pond Cafe will give a cooking demo at 10:30 a.m. as well.

Haptic live on WLUW

Haptic, a drone trio from Chicago, perform live on WLUW tonight at 9 p.m. Tune in at 88.7 FM, or stream via the WLUW web site. Haptic also perform live tomorrow night at the

The Bicycle Men @ Lakeshore Theater

The Bicycle Men, the popular sketch comedy show featuring Dan Castellaneta (aka the voice of Homer Simpson), will be performed tonight at Lakeshore Theater, 8pm. Tickets are $35; click here for information.

1st Annual Rogers Park Adult Spelling Bee

Watch fifty bloodthirsty adults fight for the title of the best speller in Rogers Park at the 1st Annual Rogers Park Adult Spelling Bee. Your $5 admission fee will be donated to the Howard Area Community Center. Event starts at 7pm at Morseland, 1218 W. Morse.

Cinema Slapdown: It's a Wonderful Life

Holiday classic or pandering schmaltz? Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life is the next film thrown into the ring in the latest round of Cinema Slapdown tonight at 7pm at the Columbia College Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash, 8th Floor. Columbia staffer Brigid Murphy will defend the film while Tribune movie critic Michael J. Phillips goes on the offensive.

Two Thumbs Down Records Holiday Showcase @ Schubas

Local label Two Thumbs Down Records presents its first ever holiday showcase featuring Mt. St. Helens, Ozark Cousins, Driftless Pony Club, May or May Not, Sleep Out, Kris Racer, Dialogue, and Post Honeymoon. 21+. 7:30pm. Tickets $6 at the door. 3159 N. Southport Ave. 773-525-2508.

"Three Dumb Men": Buscemi, Logan, and Delahoyde Hit the Annoyance Theater

Join these three comedic titans for The Three Dumb Men, a stage-and-screen holiday extravaganza reminiscent of Donnie and Marie! Sonny and Cher! Captain and Tennille! Rudolph and Frosty! Jake and the Fatman! Whoever!

The Three Dumb Men is the third Annoyance stage-and-screen collaboration from Logan, Buscemi, and Delahoyde in the last half year. First came this summer's blockbuster Buscemi and Friends, then the all-star Farewell, Kumail show, now … the lunatic holiday bash The Three Dumb Men! These shows PACK THE HOUSE, so reserve EARLY!

December 12th, Wednesday, 9:30 PM
Box office: 773-561-4665\
(ask for Jen, Jim, or Mike and request a 2-for-1 holiday discount!)
Annoyance Theater: 4830 N. Broadway



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