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Thursday, December 1

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Mystery Aftershow @ Metro

Tonight a show takes place that was announced on the Official Lollapalooza Aftershow website by only showing the symbols for the bands Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin and Queens of the Stone Age. It is rumored to be the first performance from new supergroup Them Crooked Vultures featuring Dave Grohl, Josh Homme, and John Paul Jones. 3730 N. Clark. Doors @10pm. 18+

MSTRKRFT @ Bottom Lounge

MSTRKRFT take over Bottom Lounge tonight with LA Riots and Dark Wave Disco for one of Lollapalooza's Official Aftershows. Tickets are $18. 1375 W. Lake. Doors @9pm. 18+

Deerhunter @ Logan Square Auditorium

Deerhunter play tonight at Logan Square Auditorium with No Age and Dan Deacon in one of the Official Lollapalooza Aftershows. White Rainbow, Ed Schrader and Infinite Body will also appear. Tickets are $14 ($12 in advance). 2539 N. Kedzie. Doors @ 10pm. All Ages.

Student Art Sale @ Hyde Park Art Center

Support local artists at the Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., today from 1-4 pm.
Along with the center's Second Sunday outdoor art-making activities, student art will be for sale with 10 percent of the proceeds benefiting their scholarship fund.

Lollapalooza @ Grant Park

Chicago's own Lollapalooza rocks Grant Park again for a fifth year. Tonight's headliners are The Killers and Lolla founder Perry Farrell's Jane's Addiction. The music festival runs from 11am to 10pm. Three-day and single-day passes are available on Lollapalooza's website.

Reverse Boycott at Fox & Obel

Carrotmob Chicago, a group of consumers who band together to spend money at socially responsible businesses, is putting its buying power behind Fox & Obel. The mob plans a "buycott" or reverse boycott from noon until 6pm: they're encouraging local consumers to visit Fox & Obel for their food needs, and the store, in return, will use part of the proceeds to continue to reduce its carbon footprint.

 

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