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Sunday, September 27

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Actor Slash Model & Sabrina Chap @ Duke's Hideout

Gender-bending "indie-grass" duo Actor Slash Model and ragtime pianist Sabrina Chap perform at Duke's Hideout, 6920 N Glenwood Ave., tonight at 8pm. Free. 21+

Chicago Human Rhythms Project @ Harris Theater

The Chicago Human Rhythms Project (CHRP) will conclude its 20th season during Thanksgiving weekend performances at Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St. When you purchase a ticket to any of these performances, you'll be giving back to Chicago area non-profits through the Thanks 4 Giving program. You will receive a ten percent discount just by mentioning an area non-profit when purchasing your ticket. Plus, CHRP will donate 50 percent of the revenue from your ticket purchase to the organization you mention. The performance begins at 3 pm. Tickets are $15-55 and are available by calling 312-334-7777 or visiting

Sesame Street double feature @ Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center presents a month-long tribute to Jim Henson and hiw work with the Muppets. This afternoon the theater presents a double feature of material taken from Sesame Street. At 2:15pm there will be a 80-minute compilation of musical performances from the show, and at 4:15pm a program of rare clips from TV specials and other appearances, hosted by puppeteer Fran Brill, who performs Zoe on Sesame Street. See the Film Center Website for full details and a complete schedule. Film Center: 164 N. State. (312) 846-2600.



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