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Clarence Ewing: The Million Year Trip writesThis Week with CHIRP Radio (Week of Oct. 24)


Tuesday, Oct. 25
Democracy Burlesque presents “Hypocracy Now!”, a show about the truth about lies. All proceeds benefit CHIRP Radio!

Mary’s Attic / 5400 N. Clark / 7:30pm / $15 (cash only at the door) / Reserve Tix



 


Thursday, Oct. 27
CHIRP Radio and Pop ‘stache welcome Secret Colours, The Vacant Lots, Troubadour Dali, and Radar Eyes to Subterranean!

Subterranean / 2011 West North Avenue / 9:00pm / 21+



 


Friday, Oct. 28
CHIRP Radio, Filter Magazine, and Run With It are proud to present Army Navy, Santah, Kyle Andrews, and Madi Diaz!

Subterranean / 2011 West North Avenue / 8:30pm / 17+ / Tickets

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Erik Roldan writesLaura Szumowski of Zoo-Mouse-Key Press

Did you like our Fall Pledge Drive T-Shirt? It was designed by Chicago-based illustrator Laura Szumowski. We chose her design for it’s clever, layered point of view — qualities you’ll find throughout her body of work. I spoke to her about her business (Zoo-Mouse-Key Press ), her mission, and living in Chicago. Thanks so much for your design, Laura!

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Mike Bennett writesFriday iPod/MP3 Shuffle—Happy Birthday Lux Interior Edition

He’s the garbage man. He’s got 96 tears and 96 eyes. He’s a teenage goo goo muck. The late Lux Interior, frontman for The Cramps, was all these things and more, as the Cleveland native, with his partner in crime Poison Ivy, gave rockabilly a creature features twist, saturating a classic form with cult pop culture and inspiring countless bands. The skinny oddball in tight leather pants and high heels was a crazed performer, but a lot of intelligence went into the look and sound of the band, who wrote originals that equalled the obscure covers that The Cramps made famous. Let’s do Lux a solid by grabbing your iPod or MP3 player, hitting shuffle, and sharing the first 10 songs that come up.

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Clarence Ewing: The Million Year Trip writesA Special Invitation to a Preview of Democracy Burlesque!

Next week Democracy Burlesque, a political sketch comedy and variety show, will take the stage for the first of three CHIRP Radio benefit shows at Mary’s Attic in Andersonville!

The performances don’t start until next week, but a little bird told us that tonight’s tech rehearsal is open for people who are willing to spread the word about the show.

Stop by Mary’s Attic (5400 N. Clark) tonight for a taste of “Hypocracy Now,” a show about the truth about lies!

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Clarence Ewing: The Million Year Trip writesThis Week with CHIRP Radio (Week of Oct. 17)

Monday Oct. 17th

It’s CHIRP Night at the Whistler with Cross Record and Tiny Fireflies! CHIRP DJs spin between sets and raffle tickets will be sold throughout the night. A percentage of the bar sales benefits CHIRP Radio.

The Whistler / 2421 N. Milwaukee / 9:30pm – 2:00am / No Cover / 21+



 

Friday Oct. 21st

CHIRP Welcomes Cymbals Eat Guitars with Hooray for Earth and Bailiff to Lincoln Hall!

Lincoln Hall / 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. / 10:00pm / 21+



 

Saturday Oct. 22nd

CHIRP Welcomes Friendly Fires and Theophilus London to Metro!

Metro / 3730 N. Clark St. / 10:00pm / 18+



 

Sunday Oct. 23rd

CHIRP Welcomes Phantogram, Reptar, and Exitmusic to Metro!

Metro / 3730 N. Clark St. / 8:00pm / 18+

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