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Event Wed Dec 16 2009

Last Minute Plans: Adler After Dark

adlerafterdark.gifWhile not quite a "Night at the Museum" dose of zaniness, an evening at Adler Planetarium for their monthly Adler After Dark event should prove to be an interesting night. If not for the chance to gaze through the Doane Observatory telescope - the largest public telescope in the Midwest - catch a space show narrated by Robert Redford, or learn more about the Big Bang theory, then surely for the great tunes promised by DJs Olin and Warp on behalf of the Chicago Electronic Music and Arts Coalition. Only going from 6-10pm this Thursday the 17th, consider this an early start to your weekend, and it's an excellent date idea if you're into hugely nerdy things like we are. Olin and Warp are planning to bring a bit of forward-thinking electronic music to one of Chicago's oldest landmarks, and there will be plenty of cocktails and appetizers, even a photo booth! Advance tickets may be purchased online here for $10 non-members and $7 members. On-site tickets are $15 for non-members and $10 for members. Check out the Facebook event and past event info at the Adler After Dark page.

(Full disclosure: I'm a member of CEMAC, the Chicago Electronic Music and Arts Coalition.)

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Anne / December 16, 2009 4:35 PM

You may want to check your Chicago Electronic Music and Arts Coalition link. I don't think it goes where you think it goes.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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  Chicago Music Media

Alarm Magazine
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Boxx Magazine
Brooklyn Vegan Chicago
Can You See The Sunset From The Southside
Chicago Reader Music
Chicagoist Arts & Events
Chicago Music Guide
Chicago Singles Club
Country Music Chicago
Cream Team
Dark Jive
The Deli Chicago
Jim DeRogatis
Fake Shore Drive
Gowhere Hip Hop
The Hood Internet
Jaded in Chicago
Largehearted Boy
Little White Earbuds
Live Fix Blog
Live Music Blog
Loud Loop Press
Oh My Rockness
Pop 'stache
Pop Matters
Resident Advisor
Sound Opinions
Sun-Times Music Blog
Theft Liable to Prosecution
Tribune Music
UR Chicago
Victim Of Time
WFMU's Beware of the Blog
Windy City Rock


Abbey Pub
Andy's Jazz Club
Aragon Ballroom
Auditorium Theatre
Beat Kitchen
Bottom Lounge
Buddy Guy's Legends
The Burlington
California Clipper
Concord Music Hall
Congress Theater
Cubby Bear
Double Door
Elbo Room
Empty Bottle
Green Mill
The Hideout
Honky Tonk BBQ
House of Blues
Kingston Mines
Lincoln Hall
Logan Square Auditorium
Mayne Stage
The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
The Promontory
Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
The Riviera
Thalia Hall
The Shrine
Symphony Center
Tonic Room
Uncommon Ground
The Vic
The Whistler

  Labels, Promoters
  & Shops:

Alligator Records
Beverly Records
Bloodshot Records
Dave's Records
Delmark Records
Drag City
Dusty Groove
Flameshovel Records
Groove Distribution
He Who Corrupts
Jam Productions
Jazz Record Mart
Kranky Records
Laurie's Planet of Sound
Minty Fresh
Numero Group
mP Shows
Permanent Records
Reckless Records
Smog Veil Records
Southport & Northport Records
Thick Records
Thrill Jockey Records Touch & Go/Quarterstick Records
Victory Records

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