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Things to Do in Lincoln Park and Old Town This Weekend

By DNAinfo Staff | April 4, 2014 8:17am
 Hari Kondabolu will perform Friday at Lincoln Hall.
Hari Kondabolu will perform Friday at Lincoln Hall.
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Metamorphosis Party 2014 at Cafe Brauer, 2021 N. Stockton Drive, 7-11 p.m.

The party, which raises money for the Lincoln Park Community Shelter, includes music from the Myles Hayes Quartet, a silent auction, food and cockatails. The event will also present an "Compassion in Action" award to the family of Kevin Flynn. Individual tickets are now $225. 

Our Class at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave, 7:30 p.m.

The drama presents the Jewish Massacres in 1940s Poland through the eyes of 10 students, half of whom are Jewish and the other half Catholic. The production presented by Remy Bumppo runs at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays until May 11. Tickets cost $42.50-$52.50.

Hari Kondabolu at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 9 p.m.

The New York comic has performed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Comedy Central Live at Gotham" and is currently a writer for FX's "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell." Tickets for the show are $14 in advance or $17 at the door.


Teen Art Workshop at Lincoln Park Cultural Center, 2045 N. Lincoln Park West, 1-3 p.m.

This $5 class offers a lesson in creating art with mixed media such as drawing, spray paint, collage along with recycled art. Register online or call 312-742-7726 for more information.

Railroaders Opening Day at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 10 a.m.

Enjoy folk music, family fun and determine if you have what it takes to make it as a railroader. NPR's StoryCorp will present recording stories of railroaders descendants. No reservations required. The event is free for members or at no extra cost with museum admission.

Museum Session III: Hidden Chicago at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 9:30 a.m.

This discussion and walking tour takes you to the sites where history was made in the city. The tour runs from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The tour cost $20.


A Kid Named Gus at the Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted St., 6 p.m.

A Kid Named Gus, Scheme & DJ Scend, Astonish, Esohel & Ricky Dubs and Jamalscience will all perform Sunday night with all of the proceeds go towards Gustavo Vazquez, who is fighting cancer. Raffles will be held all night. Tickets for the 21 and older show are $10.

Spring Theater Preview at Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Avenue, 8 p.m.

AstonRep Theatre, Circle Theatre, the Plagiarists and Piccolo Theatre are all expected to preview some of their spring work. Tickets are $10.

Commuters' Cathedral: Photographs of Union Station at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 1 p.m.

John E. Gruber, a noted photographer, author, editor and founder of the Center for Railroad Photography and Art, shares his photos of Union Station from the 1960s.