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Thursday, October 27
Vintage Garage Chicago holds an indoor Winter Garage market at 1134 W. Granville Ave. Saturday and today, 11am to 6pm. Shop for vintage coats, gloves, hats and scarves as well as housewares, art, decorative items, jewelry and more. Admission is $5.
The Tomorrow Never Knows music festival runs Jan. 16-20 at several venues around town. Tonight's shows are listed below. Shows are ticketed individually, but you can also purchase a five-day pass for $100. 18-and-over unless otherwise noted.
Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.
School of Rock Chicago presents:
A Tribute to Wilco
1pm doors; $10/free for children under 10
Family Of The Year
The Hudson Branch
Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave.
ON AN ON
9pm doors; $15
Smart Bar, 3730 N. Clark St.
10pm; $5; 21+
The 16th annual Fillet of Solo Festival runs Jan. 3-20 at the Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave., and the Heartland Studio Theatre, 7016 N. Glenwood Ave. Tonight's performances are Sweat Girls at 4pm and Tellin' Tales Theatre with Tekki Lomnicki at 6pm at Lifeline, and Amanda Rountree at 4pm at Heartland Studio. Tickets for each show are $10, or buy a festival pass for $30.
Youth arts organization Yollocalli holds a fundraiser at Revolution Brewing, 2323 N. Milwaukee Ave., tonight from 8 to 10pm. Enjoy beer and appetizers as well as music by Kevin Jones, Brenda Hernandez and Alvin Mongosing of Emerald City Soul Club. Enter a raffle for a wide range of arts and sports items. Tickets are $30 at the door. More details on Facebook. 21+