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Wednesday, March 29

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CIADC Opening Day Celebration

The Chicago Industrial Arts and Design Center will be hosting their ribbon cutting ceremony and open house today from 10am to noon at 6433 N Ravenswood. You'll be able to tour their facilities, meet some of their instructors, learn about becoming a member, and more. There will be light refreshments and the event is free and open to the public.

Cirlesque! The Sexy Side of Circus-Juxtaposing Cirque & Neo-Burlesque @Untitled

More than 20 artists will be displaying their circus and burlesque prowess tonight at Untitled, 111th W. Kinzie St., as a fundraiser for the 2nd annual Chicago Contemporary Circus Festival. Live music by Lowdown Brass Band and a DJ at the all night dance party following the show. Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 9pm. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door.

Trust Us/Screw You @ Neo-Futurarium

The Neo-Futurists present Trust Us/Screw You, an investigation into the tradition of American confidence men. The show will feature live music, and actual games of chance (so bring a dollar or two). The show happens at the Neo-Futurarium (5153 N. Ashland, at Foster) and runs through June 13; see the Neo-Futurists' site for tickets and details, or call (773) 878-4557.

 

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