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Thursday, May 25

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Story Club @ Holiday Club

Story Club returns to the Holiday Club, 4000 N. Sheridan Rd., tonight for the first show of 2014. The theme is "Not This Again," and featured readers this month include Alan Neff, Stephanie Douglass and Jenna Morgan, along with several open mic spots. Open mic signup begins at 7:30pm, show starts at 8pm. $10 suggested donation. 21+

Judson Claiborne @ Hideout

Judson Claiborne headlines at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., tonight along with Pamphleteers, Hotel Brotherhood, Angela Vela and Danny Black. Doors are at 8pm, show's at 9pm. Tickets are $10. 21+

Bowie Ball @ Berlin

HeavenMalone and stardust present the Bowie Ball at Berlin, 974 W. Belmont Ave., tonight at 10pm. Chris Connelly and Robert Byrne perform live as David Bowie; DJs Heaven Malone, Juketastrophe and X[P] spin Bowiesque sets; Mister Wallace, JoJo Baby, Sissy Spastik and Spyderdupre show off androgynous Bowie looks; and Medusa's Makeup will give attendees "glitter and glam" makeovers. RSVP on Do312. Doors open at 9pm; no cover before 11pm. 21+

 

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