Friday, August 22
Night Out with Jazz at Seward Park, 375 W. Elm St., 6-9 p.m.
The annual Jazz series features local jazz artist, who have become household names. The series is sponsored by Ald. Walter Burnett (27th). There is no fee to attend and the show is intended for an audience of all ages.
Sleep On It at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 8 p.m.
Sleep On It draws its influence from Yellowcard, Fall Out Boy, Saves the Day and Brand New allowing them to create music with a distinct sound. Real Talk, Gardens, Burn Rebuild and the Wild Finish will perform at the 18-and-over show. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door.
Chris Distefano, a star in the MTV2 show "Guy Code" is described as a high-energy comedian with a gaggle of impressions of people he's come into contact with. He's performed all around New York gracing the stages of the Comedy Cellar, Caroline's on Broadway and the Gotham Comedy Club. Tickets to the 21-and-over show are $25 with the purchase of two food or beverage items.
Saturday, August 23
Green City Market, 1750 N. Clark St., 7 a.m.-1 p.m.
Check out the 10 new vendors at the outdoor market with more than 60 vendors. Saturday's chef demonstration features Sean Sanders of Browntrot from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The market will be open from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through Oct. 25.
Skyrabin at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., 8 p.m.
Skyrabin is the first alternative electronic band from the Ukraine. Founded in 1989 the band now has over 20 albums in their 25 year career. General Admission tickets are $65 and VIP tickets are $75 for the 17-and-over show. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
Mary Lynn Rajskub at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., 7 p.m.,9 p.m. & 11 p.m.
Mary Lynn Rajskub has proved herself a versatile performer through roles like Chloe O'Brian in Fox's "24" along with her stand-up performances. Her movie roles have included: "Firewall," "Legally Blonde II: Red, White and Blonde," "Road Trip" and "Dude, Where's my Car." Tickets to the 21-and-over show are $25 with the minimum purchase of two food or beverage items.
Sunday, August 24
"Uncle Lar" offers his famous tips on everything from marriage to lotteries to children. The "wise-cracking black sheep" is also a regular on "The Bob and Tom show." Tickets for the 21-and-older show are $25 with the minimum purchase of two food items or beverages.
Brown Line Tour with the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 1-3:30 p.m.
Take in all the architecture of the business district at Armitage and learn about the German Heritage of Lincoln Square or the tree lined streets of Ravenswood Manor on this "L" tour. All tours meet at the Concierge desk of the Palmer House, 17 E. Monroe St. Tickets are $25 for non-members of $20 for members and include cost of CTA travel. Reservations and tickets required.
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