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Thursday, December 2

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Acme Miniature Flea Circus @ Intuit

Chicagoans get their first chance to witness trained insects in action as the Acme Flea Circus makes its Chicago premiere this weekend at Intuit, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave. Today's performances are at 2, 4 and 6pm. Admission is $12, $10 for students, seniors, and members, and $8 for children under 12. More information and tickets available here, or by calling 312-243-9088.

Jonathan Coulton @ Park West

Jonathan Coulton plays tonight at the Park West (322 W. Armitage). Opening act: Paul and Storm. Show starts at 8; tickets are available through the Park West Website. That's all you need to know. Just go.

Taste of the Neighborhoods Tour

Travel Chicago and savor cuisines from two different restaurants serving assorted small-plate samplers. Taste the nuances; talk exotic ingredients, techniques and cultures; and collect recipes. Dessert or sweets on the last stop are the cherry on top. Restaurants are determined three weeks before tour dates -- call for details and to check availability as seats go quickly on this, the most popular of the Chicago Neighborhood Tours. The tour is about five hours long and departs from the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, at 10am. Tickets are $50; Seniors, students and children ages 8-18 are $45. Available online. Call 312-742-1190 for more information.

These Arms Are Snakes @ SubT

Gnarly Seattleite post-hardcore quartet These Arms Are Snakes headline at Subterranean this evening, hitting town as they tour the U.S. Darker My Love and All The Saints are slated to open. Doors open at 9pm, and tickets are $10. Ages 17 and up show. 2011 West North Ave. Keep your eye on our Transmission page for more information.

The Eternals @ Hideout

Chicago's perennial dub-punk trio The Eternals pop up for a hometown headlining set at Hideout this evening. As of this writing, the rest of the billing was still TBA; so check back for further developments. The Hideout's Saturday night Dance Party follows, and Josh Abrams will be spinning for the duration. The show starts at 9pm and tickets are $10. 1354 West Wabansia.

 

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