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Tuesday, November 12

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Metric @ Cubby Bear

Shocking that this group would play a $10 show at Cubby Bear after selling out Metro in June, but maybe the fact that this show is so under the radar will increase your chances of getting in. 1059 W Addison, 9pm. Tickets are $10 ($5 with Twisted Christmas ticket stub from House of Blues). 21+

"Tales From Tchaikovsky:" Redmoon Collaboration with the CSO

Redmoon Theater Company collaborates with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to re-imagine Tchaikovsky's "The Snow Maiden" and "Swan Lake." The show includes array of handcrafted shadow puppets, live puppetry, and giant video projections. Beginning at 6:30pm, there's no intermission, so you can be outta there by 8. Or, stay and enjoy free wine at the post-performance reception. Mingle with other concertgoers and partake in a Q&A with guest artists and CSO musicians. Tickets are $25. Online patrons: enter promo code 10591. Phone and Box Office Patrons (312-294-3000): Mention code "Special $25." $10 Student tickets are also available. Symphony Center: 220 S. Michigan.

Mobile Game Development Lecture

The Chicago Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and Loyola University are bringing in Justin C. Moore of Metamoorephesis to discuss how he developed the the game bitFLIP for the iPhone. The lecture is ACM's monthly meeting, but is open to the general public. It takes place tonight at Loyola University's Water Tower Campus (820 N. Michigan Ave.) in the Beane Ballroom (13th Floor, Lewis Towers), and kicks off with a social hour from 5:30-6:30pm, followed by the presentation. Free, but reservations are requested. You can RSVP online, e-mail or call Greg at (773) 907-3308 (work).

Bruce Sherman @ Green City Market

Bruce Sherman of North Pond will conduct a 10:30am chef demonstration at Green City Market, which is currently located at the Notebart Nature Museum (Fullerton at Lake Shore).

City Council Meeting

The City Council will conduct its business today at City Hall beginning at 10:00 a.m. Click here to watch live streaming video.



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