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Sunday, April 5

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Eleni Mandell @ Schubas

Eleni Mandell brings her sultry voice and tiny guitar to Schubas tonight for a 9pm, 21 and over show. This is a record release show for Artificial Fire from the Zedtone label. Mandell's music defies categorization, seamlessly bridging country, jazz and power-pop to create gorgeous grownup lullabies and songs of conflicted love, lust and heartache. Daniel Martin Moore opens. Show is at 9pm and tickets are $12. Schubas: 3159 N. Southport (at Bemont). (773) 525-2508.

E for Everyone @ Cafe Lura

Regulars Chrissy Murderbot and Popstatic welcome a guest for March, the venerable DJ C, who's taking this chance to dig through and bring out all his old jungle records and showcase tracks that pay homage to that old-school sound. Presented by Sixpoint Chicago. 3184 N. Milwaukee, 10pm-2am, $3 entry, $5 you-call-its and $4 Okocim. Free glowsticks.

Holle Cambodia Talk @ ThreeWalls

Anne Elizabeth Moore discusses the exhibition Holle Cambodia at ThreeWalls Gallery, 119 N. Peoria #2d, from 6pm to 8pm tonight. The exhibition features seven zines and comics handmade by young Cambodian women with little other access to mediums of self-expression, as well as the collaborative book New Girl Law, a demand for gender equality and human rights co-created by Moore and 32 residents of a unique all-girls university dormitory. Moore will explain how the publicaitons were created and about the barriers in Cambodia and the US to letting you see them.

Ardbeg Scotch Whisky Tasting @ Delilah's

Delilah's (2771 N. Lincoln Ave.) kicks off a week's worth of WhiskyFest-related events tonight with a tasting of Ardberg Scotch Whisky, as well as a showing of paintings of the Ardbeg Distilery by Scotsman Ian Gray. The event starts at 8 PM and is free. Call 773-472-2771 for more info.

Illinois Vacation Giveaway

The Illinois Bureau of Tourism (IBOT) is giving away seven IL travel packages today. "Find Your Getaway Match," a mock game show, will give passerby the opportunity to unlock their perfect IL getaway and win one of seven vacation packages including accommodations, restaurant gift certificates and admission to local attractions.Getaway packages are for the following cities: Chicago (two packages), Springfield, St. Charles, Galena, Alton and Quincy.

There will also be two Chicago attraction admission giveaways via Twitter today - one at 11:30 a.m. and one at 12:30 p.m. Follow @enjoyillinois on Twitter for more details.

The event will take place at 700 N. Michigan from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 

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