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Sunday, June 24

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Free Sailor Jerry Tattoos @ Chicago Tattooing Co.

Sailor Jerry Rum is giving away 102 anchor tattoos today at Chicago Tattooing Co., 1017 W. Belmont Ave., beginning at noon. First-come first-served, 21-and-over and only the anchor tattoo is free. Don't forget to tip your artist. Sailor Jerry will be on hand with giveaways; anyone who gets a tattoo also gets a token for a free rum drink at Trader Todd's.

Baconfest Satellite Dinner @ Three Aces

Three Aces' chef Matt Troost gets porky with it at tonight's five-course spectacle of bacon, complete with two cocktails and a bourbon-bacon milkshake to boot. Event is $75; doors open at Three Aces (1321 West Taylor) at 6:30pm.

Sci Fi & Fantasy Book Club @ Filter Cafe

The Chicago Nerds Social Club presents their monthly sci fi and fantasy book club meeting tonight at Filter Cafe (1373-75 North Milwaukee) from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Tonight's book for discussion is the Hugo Award winning Spin by Robert Charles Wilson. The event is free and open to the public. Full details at the Chicago Nerds Website.

Jimi Hendrix Woodstock Concert @ Music Box

The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Ave., screens Hendrix 70: Live at Woodstock tonight at 7:30pm. The film captures nearly the entire Woodstock performance (portions weren't filmed), matched up with a surround sound audio mix. Tickets are $11.



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