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Wednesday, December 8

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Gogo & Josh Deep @ Danny's

Chicago DJs Gogo and Josh Deep join forces for another installment of their monthly GO, GO DEEP session featuring boogie, funk and deep disco tonight at Danny's (1951 W. Dickens Ave) from 10pm to 2am. There's no cover, but early arrival is suggested as this monthly showcase typically commands a lengthy line at the door. 21+

St. Sukie de la Croix @ Women and Children First

Just in time for Pride weekened, St. Sukie de la Croix reads from Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall tonight. Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark St., 7:30pm.

Philanthropy with a Twist II

Mingle and nosh at NV Penthouse Lounge located at 116 W. Hubbard (near the Merchandise Mart Brown line and Grand Red line stops) from 7-10pm tonight. Tickets are $45 ($35 if purchased before June 20) and gain you free beer, wine, vodka drinks and appetizers. Buy tickets. Proceeds of ticket sales go to four local charities: Rock for Kids, Lupus Foundation of America - Illinois Chapter, Youth Services of Glenview, and Found.

NEDtalks @ Hideout

NEDtalks, the spoof of TED that is "spreading worthless ideas," returns to the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., tonight at 6:30pm. Kellen Alexander and Seth Dodson host, and Steve Waltien, Ross Bryant, James Kennedy and Christina Boucher speak. Admission is $5 at the door. 21+

30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes @ Neo-Futurarium

The Neo-Futurists present their annual Pride Show this weekend with three special prime-time performances of their long-running show Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night at 8pm. The ensemble will present a program of GLBTQ-themed plays, with proceeds from the show going to UCAN's Host Home Program. Tickets are $19.99 each, and can be purchased through the Neo-Futurists' Website. Neo-Futurarium: 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster). (773) 275-5255.

Innvervation Dance Coop @ Prop Thtr

The Innervation Dance Cooperative performs Of One Mind, an original dance inspired by the life of Truddi Chase, a woman diagnosed with over 90 personalities as a result of years of abuse, at the Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave., June 20-24. Tonight's performance is at 8pm, and tickets are $20 per person, or $15 for students and seniors.

Fellowship Of The Boobs @ Gorilla Tango

Fellowship Of The Boobs is a Lord of the Rings, World of Warcraft, Dungeons & Dragons, Role Playing Game Burlesque. In this send-up of all things fantasy, we join Bruste Oakentits (a Dwarf), Isdra Silverbosom (an Elf), Pectus Ironchest (an Amazon Warrior) and a mysterious Fourth Companion as they journey over sea, under mountain, and right out of their semi-protective armor. See it all on Fridays at 9pm at Gorilla Tango Theater, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave. Tickets are $20. 18+

Beyond the Black Rainbow @ Logan Theatre

The Logan Theatre and The Chicago Cinema Society present the Chicago premiere of Beyond the Black Rainbow, the 2010 Canadian film/acid trip that's starting to get distributed around the US. The film screens tonight and tomorrow night at 11pm. Tickets are available in advance at the Chicago Cinema Society Website. Logan Theatre: 2646 N. Milwaukee. (773) 342-5555.

 

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