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Friday, August 22

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Modern Vintage @ Plumbers Hall

The Modern Vintage show runs Friday night through today at Plumbers Union Hall, 1340 W, Washington St. Shop for vintage jewelry, clothing and accessories from dozens of vendors. Doors are open today from 10am to 5pm. Admission is $8 in advance, $10 at the door ($3/$5 for students), or get a three-day pass for $25. Sign up separately for "Nena Ivon's Connoisseurs Lunch n' Learn," which includes a presentation on designer costume jewelry and bag lunch from Little Goat; tickets are $25.

Revolution Craft Show @ Salvage One

Revolution Craft Show will hold its first event at Salvage One, 1840 W. Hubbard St., from 12pm-5pm on Sunday. Locally organized and curated by two artists, Revolution Craft Show is on a "mission is to give artists and the public a fun and affordable way to interact and hopefully sell their work." There will be music, food trucks, and great art for sale. Free and open to the public.

Masters of Polish Cinema @ Film Center

The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., presents a two-month series of screenings by Polish directors, as chosen by director Martin Scorsese. The festival starts this afternoon with screenings of the 1964 film The Saragossa Manuscript, and runs through July 3. Box office: (312) 846-2085.

Randolph St. Market Festival

Today, May 24th and tomorrow, May 25th, the Randolph Street Market Festival will be occurring on 350 Block West Randolph and 1340 W. Washington Street. The festival is an urban antique market which features fashion, art, treasures, as well as food, drinks and music. General admission is $8, $10 at the gate.

CIMM Fest

The Chicago International Movies & Music Festival runs April 30-May 4. Various musical performances, movie screenings, panel discussions, and other events are happening throughout the city; see the schedule for full details. Each show is ticketed separately, or buy a day pass for $35, a festival pass for $75, or a VIP pass for $150.

MCA Day @ Liar's Club

Mark the second anniversary of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch's death at MCA Day tonight at Liar's Club, 1665 W. Fullerton Ave. The lineup features Akasha, The Beer Nuts, Bumpus, DJ Intel, Dj RC, Fabulous Ladies of Fitness, Go City Rockerz, Zebra Attack and She's Crafty with DJ LA*Jesus. Doors open at 6, show's at 7pm. Tickets are $10 in advance or at the door. Proceeds benefit the Adam Yauch Foundation and the Brandon C. Gromada Head & Neck Cancer Foundation. 21+

One Minute Play Festival @ Victory Gardens Theater

Victory Gardens partners up with the New-York-based One Minute Play Festival to bring an evening of very short performances to the stage. The show runs tonight and tomorrow night at the Biograph Theater (2433 N. Lincoln Ave.) at 7:30pm. Tickets are $18, and can be purchased from the Victory Gardens website.

Here's the Story Anniversary Show @ Stage 773

Here's the Story celebrates three years of storytelling and potlucks on Sunday at Stage 773.
The lineup features Shannon Cason, Angela Vela, EZ, and Nate Parks. The show will be co-hosted by Janna Sobel and Ian Belknap. Event starts at 8pm. For more info and tickets, please click here.

 

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