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Pencil This In

By Amy Mikel in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 3, 2008 5:25PM

The Museum of Contemporary Photography, as part of its Work/Place exhibition, will be screening the 1997 independent comedy-drama Clockwatchers, a film Roger Ebert deemed as “a wicked, subversive comedy about the hell on earth occupied by temporary office workers.”
MoCP Ferguson Lecture Hall, 600 S. Michigan Ave., 12/3, 6 p.m., Free

Resident contemporary dance mavens Hubbard Street are back in town for their Winter Series, so grab this chance to see the company dancing work by internationally renowned choreographers. Harris Theater is running a promotion for $25 tickets to the Thursday and Friday shows; just enter the promotion code “STUFFED” when purchasing tickets online.
Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph Dr., 12/4 – 12/7, showtimes vary, $25 - $86

General Arts
The 8th annual “One of a Kind Show and Sale” is running at the Merchandise Mart through the weekend, claiming to display thoroughly unique items from over 500 North American artists. Check out local artist Rebecca Zemans, who will be there showing her new jewelry line influenced by her sculpture.
Merchandise Mart*, 8th floor, 12/4 – 12/7, hours vary by day, $10

Professional local ensemble Chicago a capella is kicking off their four-night “Holidays World Tour” series of concerts with a performance tomorrow night at the lovely Fourth Presbyterian Church on Michigan Ave. The group will be singing traditional holiday music from countries all over the world, including Iceland, Australia and Japan.
Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St., 12/4, 7:30 p.m., $22-$35

Image Marguerite Donlon’s Strokes Through The Tail, courtesy of Hubbard Street

*Did you know the Merchandise Mart has its own zip code? Yep – 60654.