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Saturday, December 7

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Facets Night School: The Hitcher

Facets Cinematheque continues its Night School screenings in October with screenings of classic horror films Tonight's film is the 1986 Rutger Hauer film The Hitcher and includes a pre-screening lecture and Q&A session after the film. The screening is at midnight, and admission is $5. See the Facets Night School page for a complete schedule. Facets: 1517 W. Fullterton (near Ashland). (773) 281-9075.

World Kitchen Learning Series: Curds and Whey

Your home is already a bar, you may as well make the accompanying grub at the "Bar Food" class, part of the city's World Kitchen learning series. Class runs 11a-2pm at the Gallery 37 Center for Arts at 66 East Randolph, admission is $30, and registration is required.

Thirty Turning Points in the Making of American Cuisine @ Lexington College

The Culinary Historians of Chicago will be talking about the construction of American Cuisine today at Lexington College, 310 South Peoria from 10am-noon today. Andrew F. Smith, who teaches food studies at the New School University in Manhattan, will preside over the lecture. Admission is $5, $3 for students and free for CHC members and Lexington faculty and students. To reserve, please call Barbara Olson at (708) 788-0338 or email your reservation.

Windy City Rollers vs. Rose City Rollers

This year's WFTDA North Central Regional roller derby champions, the Windy City Rollers take on Portland's Rose City Rollers in their final all-star bout before the national championships. The action gets underway at 7 PM (doors open at 6pm) at UIC Pavilion (525 S. Racine). Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online or at the gate.

 

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