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Tuesday, June 19

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David Bowie Is @ MCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art presents David Bowie Is, a collection of album artwork, photographs, handwritten notes, and much more for an exhibit opening today and running through the New Year. Full details at the MCA Website. MCA: 220 East Chicago Avenue. Box office: (312) 397-4010.

White Mystery @ MCA

White Mystery covers the music of David Bowie tonight at the ">Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., at 6pm, in association with the exhibition David Bowie Is. Free with museum admission.

Sean Graney on All Our Tragic @ The Arts Club

"Creating A Modern Dionysian Festival: Sean Graney on All Our Tragic" is the title of Graney's presentation tonight at the Arts Club, 201 E. Ontario. The theater writer/director will discuss his process of adaptation and how All Our Tragic mirrors the original components of the Festival of Dionysus. The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. All Our Tragic is currently running at The Hypocrites.

The Dinner Party @ City Winery

The Dinner Party returns to City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St., tonight with special guests Jerry Springer, Bill Zwecker and Attorney General Lisa Madigan, as well as guest chef Bruce Sherman of North Pond. They join host Elysabeth Alfano for dinner and conversation -- and the audience eats the same meal. The Q Brothers perform live before the show. Tickets are $45; wine pairings are extra. Doors open at 6:30pm, show's at 7pm.

DJ Shadow & Cut Chemist @ HOB

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist bring their Renegades of Rhythm tour to the House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., tonight, with Edan Paten Locke opening. Doors are at 6:30pm, show's at 8pm. Tickets are $47.60. 18+

A Decade of Country Hits: Art on the Rural Frontier @ Experimental Station

The Experimental Station (6100 S. Blackstone Ave.) hosts the M12 Collective to discuss their new book A Decade of Country Hits: art on the rural frontier, along with performances and readings. Event starts at 6:30pm. Free.



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