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Saturday, June 23

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Solaire @ Federal Plaza

Fire-dance troupe Solaire performs a free show from noon to 1pm today in Federal Plaza, 230 S. Dearborn St., as part of The Living Loop performing arts festival.

Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork Music Festival hosts its annual event in Union Park, with the first act of the day performing at 3:30pm. Friday's lineup features Beck, Sharon Van Etten, and Hundred Waters, to name just a few artists.

Cory Chisel @ Space

Cory Chisel performs tonight at Space, 1245 Chicago Ave. in Evanston. Tickets are $15-22 Doors are at 7pm, show's at 8pm. 18+

Ben Watt w/Bernard Butler @ Old Town School

Ben Watt of Everything But the Girl does a solo show tonight at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., accompanied by Bernard Butler of Suede. Doors are at 8pm, and tickets are $30.

Dance Crash KTF @ Mayne Stage

Chicago Dance Crash presents Keeper of the Floor, or KTF, at Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave., tonight at 9:30pm. Watch as dancers show off their best moves in a battle to own the stage, with the theme of "here comes Hollywood." Tickets are $15. 18+

Labyrinth @ Music Box

The Music Box Theatre presents the 1986 David Bowie-Jennifer Connelly-Jim Henson film Labyrinth, screening Friday and Saturday nights at midnight. Music Box: 3733 N. Southport. (773) 871-6604.



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