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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – January 19 – 22

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Posted on January 18, 2017

Ready for the weekend? Here’s your guide to some of the best things to do this weekend in Lincoln Park, Chicago.


Lincoln Park Special Events

Upscale: A Night of Jazz & Stand-Up @ UP Comedy Club
Hosted by Felonious Munk, Upscale returns to UP Comedy Club featuring top local Chicago comics and live jazz by K&L Duo. This weeks Marty DeRosa, Alex Kumin, Sherman Edwards and Andrew Frees.

Thursday, January 19
8:00 p.m.
UP Comedy Club
230 W. North

Anniversary Party @ HopCat
The first HopCat opened in January 2008 in Grand Rapids, MI. HopCat Chicago is making the anniversary a family affair and celebrating 9 years of HopCat on Saturday with free Crack Fries until 5:00 p.m. (dine-in only, with any purchase), a Crack Fries Eating Contest and featuring some killer brews.

Saturday, January 21
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
HopCat Chicago
2577 N. Clark

Architecture Afternoons with CAF @ ArcLight Cinemas
The Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) has partnered with ArcLight Cinemas Chicago on an exclusive monthly film series that explores how filmmakers use our city and its architecture to tell extraordinary stories. The first film in the series is “The Untouchables.” Discussion topics will include Chicago’s historic architecture, how filmmakers prepared for period pieces, Art Deco and Beaux-Arts.

Sunday, January 22
2:00 p.m.
ArcLight Cinemas
1500 N. Clybourn


Lincoln Park Music

Pajamuary 2017 featuring EGi @ Lincoln Hall
Progressive and fresh, EGi pushes the boundaries of genre specifics to create a soundscape reflecting the freedom that gives purpose to the acronym’s definition: Ethereal Groove, Incorporated.

Saturday, January 21
9:00 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Linsey Alexander @ Kingston Mines
“You can hear in Alexander’s deep, rich, gritty vocals that he knows what he’s singing about; that he’s been carrying this music around in his soul for decades.” – Jim White, Community Voices

Sunday, January 22
6:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Kingston Mines
2458 N. Halsted


Lincoln Park Theater

Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno @ The Second City e.t.c.
“a big-laughs show that takes the long view of our alleged moment of transition to Fantastic Super Great Nation Numero Uno.” – Chicago Tribune

Her America @ Greenhouse Theater Center
”one of Neveu’s richest and most interesting pieces” – Chicago Tribune

The Christians @ Steppenwolf
“Everything about Irwin’s performance shows what that can do to a pastor who embraces personal change. (Highly Recommended)” – Chicago Tribune

The Winner…of Our Discontent @ The Second City
“incisive, insightful, inspirational and, perhaps most importantly, hilarious.” – New City

Thrones! The Musical @ Apollo Theater
“Endless inside jokes and spoilers had the audience falling out of their chairs” – Chicago Reader

Whirled News Tonight @ iO Theater
“…this is a brainy, quick-witted group!” – Chicago Tribune


Savor Lincoln Park 2017

Join us for this one-of-a-kind celebration of food and the Lincoln Park community. Sample cuisine from some of Lincoln Park’s finest restaurants, and toast your friends and neighbors.

Enjoy delicious bites and tastings from:
The Budlong Hot Chicken
Earls Kitchen
Geja’s Cafe
Insomnia Cookies
J9 Wine Bar
Kings Bowl
Knife & Tine
Limelight Catering
Nando’s Peri-Peri
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Snarf’s Sandwiches
Stan’s Donuts
Tea Gschwendner
Tobacco Road
Vanille Patisserie
White Oak Tavern

Tickets include all food, wine and beer featuring Revolution Brewing.

Tuesday, January 24
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

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