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Pencil This In

By Amy Mikel in Arts & Entertainment on Dec 19, 2008 6:22PM

Fans of Mystery Science Theater 3000 will love the series of shows running at Lakeshore Theater this weekend. Cinematic Titanic will be a live revamp of the MST3K concept, with the original cast back to shamelessly mock some of the best of the worst films: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, Blood of the Vampires and Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks.
Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway, through December 20, showtimes vary, $35

Native Chicagoan Cleveland Dean will be the featured installation artist at Phaiz Gallery and Boutique this month, filling up the gallery space with his stark black and white paintings. The installation kicks off this evening with an opening reception, as well as the launch of Phaiz’s newest monthly clothing and designer selection.
Phaiz, 673 N. Milwaukee, opening reception December 19, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., installation runs through January 11, Free

Could be a good item for anyone with family visiting for the holidays: turn ‘em loose with a free iPod audio tour of Chicago, covering locales all around the loop like Billy Goat Tavern and the Chicago Temple. The 65 minute tour covers approximately 1 mile of walking. Download it for free here.

Image: Momento by Cleveland Dean from the artist's art of SEN site