The End of TV Manual Cinema

July 19-Aug 5th, Thu-Sat 7p-830p, Sun 3p-430p. Told as a song cycle with live visuals, set in a post-industrial Rust Belt city in the 1990's, The End of TV explores the quest to find meaning amongst the constant barrage of commercial images designed to sell us lifestyles in the interest of selling us junk. The show is driven by a sweeping song cycle performed live by a 5 piece band. Video.

 

$30/$20 (Students, senior).  $15 on 7/19.   Info@ManualCinema.com. 

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Wild Women of Planet Wongo Not Too Fancy Productions

Summer 2018 - ESCAPE TO A WORLD RUN BY WOMEN


Previews June 1, 2, 7 @8pm.  Regular run Thu-Sat 8pm.. Enter a world of Amazonian warrior women and their alluring Queen who first meet men when two bumbling astronauts crash onto their purple and green planet.

Landing in Chicago after a long NY orbit, this immersive musical sci-fi spoof propels the audience into the middle of a madcap 60s B movie experience. No seats needed in this galaxy, not with frosty green Wongotini cocktails, gravity-free dancing, retro game shows, hot prizes and close-up encounters of the WONGO kind.

 

Tickets $15 (Previews only).  $40/$20 (under age 30).  More info: info@PlanetWongo.com




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American Authors, Transnational Voices Guild Complex

July 31st at 7pm - Guild Complex original series features readings, gallery shows, dance and music performances alongside panel discussions on rotating social justice issues.


At a moment when the US government seems to be pushing much of the rest of the world away, Natania Rosenfeld has assembled a program of writers whose work is informed by backgrounds, experiences, and research that reach across national borders -  Ruth Danon, Dina Elenbogen and Faisal Mohyuddin.


Complimentary event - RSVP encouraged, guildcomplex.programs@gmail.com.

 

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