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Thursday, December 1

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Film Noir: Fallen Angel @ Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center presents a month-long showing of film noir films from the 20th Century Fox archives. Tonight's film is Otto Preminger's Fallen Angel from 1945, starring Dana Andrews and Alice Faye. Fallen Angel screens tonight at 6:00 PM. See the Film Center Website for a complete listing of the films. Tickets: $9, $7 for students, $5 for Film Center members, and $4 for SAIC students. Film Center: 164 N. State. (312) 846-2600.

Cleveland Indians vs. White Sox @ U.S. Cellular

A battle of AL Central rivals. The final game of their three-game series is tonight at 7:11 p.m. at U.S. Cellular, 333 W. 35th St.

Wendy Bilen @ Women & Children First

Author Wendy Bilen stops by Women & Children First to dicuss her memoir, Finding Josie. The book traces the life of Bilen's grandmother as the author struggles to find meaning in her own life as a thirty-five year old, childless, newly married woman. Free at 7:30pm, 5233 N. Clark St. Call 773-769-9299 for more information.

All About Absinthe Seminar

Sam's Wine & Spirits, 1720 N. Marcey St., hosts an absinthe seminar by the founders of North Shore Distillery at 7:30pm tonight. You'll get to taste their Sirène Absinthe Verte, which was recently reviewed in Drive-Thru. Tickets are $15 and space is limited, so registration is required $15.

Taste of Chicago

The Taste of Chicago runs thru 7/6, bringing its sea of gastronomic tidbits to Grant Park once again. This year, plan your route with an interactive map. Admission is free, but food and drink tickets are sold in strips of 12 for $8 at the festival. Get all the lowdown on the music, food, cooking demos, and family activities online.

Music includes:
Fantasia and Estelle at the Petrillo Music Shell at 5:30 p.m.

and on the Taste Stage:
12-12:45 pm - Ditchweed Diesel (Roots Rock)
1:30-2:15 pm - Wendy Morgan (Pop)
3-3:45 pm - Green Thirteen (Contemporary to Classic Rock & Roll)
4:30-5:15 pm - Mike Roman & The Tellstars (Latin Rock)
6-6:45 pm - T.L. Williams Ensemble (Jazz)
7:30-8:30 pm - Dan Buck & The Boyzz (Classic Rock)

 

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