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Tuesday, April 24

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Halloween Havoc 5 @ Portage Theater

The Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave., hosts Halloween Havoc 5, a five-day horror film festival Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Starting at 6:30pm today, watch Zombie and Friday the 13th Pr. 3. A vintage toy and collectible fair will be in the lobby. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for kids.

SOFA Chicago

The 19th annual SOFA Chicago exhibition of "Sculptural Objects and Functional Art and design" runs Nov. 1-4 in Festival Hall on Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave. Tonight's < href="">opening night reception is from 7 9pm -- get an early glimpse at work by hundreds of arts represented by dozens of galleries from around the world. Tickets are $50 online or at the door.

Fresh Cut Collective @ Abbey Pub

Fresh Cut Collective headlines tonight at Abbey Pub, 3420 W. Grace Ave. Kembe X and Roman Flowrs open. Tickets are $8 in advance or at the door. Doors are at 8pm, show's at 9pm. 21+

Gilbert Gottfried @ Zanies

Comedian Gilbert Gottfried does a two-night stand at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., tonight and Friday. Tickets to tonight's 8:30pm set are $25, with a two-drink minimum. 21+

The Wood Brothers @ Lincoln Hall

Catch The Wood Brothers bringing their folk Americana style to Lincoln Hall tonight. The show begins at 9pm. Tickets are $20 in advance, $22 at the door and the show is 18+. Lera Lynn will open the show. Check out our preview in Transmission.



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