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Thursday, June 21

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JC Brooks & Wine Pairing @ City Winery

JC Brooks (sans Uptown Sound, but accompanied by Jeremy Tromburg) covers some of his favorite female singers at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., tonight. Tickets are $25 with five wine pairings, or $10 just for the show. 21 and over, obviously. Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 8pm.

LitMash @ Haymarket Pub

Chicago Slam Works presents the LitMash tonight at Haymarket Pub & Brewery, 737 W. Randolph St. Watch a combination of storytellers and comedians compete for a cash prize for the best story. This month's guests are Dan Sully, Melissa DuPrey, Adrienne Gunn, David Boyle, Bryant Cross and Raych Jackson. Doors open at 7:30pm, show's at 8. $8 at the door.

Motown on Mondays @ Chop Shop

Motown on Mondays is launching a new weekly party at Chop Shop, 2033 West Avenue. Doors open at 9 p.m. The launch party is free and will feature DJ Chop. Must be 21+.



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