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Pencil This In

By Staff in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 4, 2011 5:20PM

2011_11_4_PTI.jpg Karaoke

1st Ward Ald. and marijuana legalization advocate Proco "Joe" Moreno's punk rock karaoke night to benefit Friends of Goethe School kicks off 7 p.m. tonight at Quencher's (2401 N. Western). Moreno promises to sing at least one Nirvana song. Tickets are still $10 online or $15 at the door.

Museum Exhibits

The Edgewater Historical Society Museum (5358 N. Ashland Ave.) presents "Edgewater Grocery Stores 1886-today," an exhibition of photos and artifacts from the early Edgewater and Andersonville groceries. The exhibit will trace the evolution of over-the-counter service stores in the late 19th century to ethnic and specialty stores in the early and mid-20th century, to the beginning of chain stores and supermarkets that we know today. The exhibit opens tomorrow and runs through March 24, 2012.


In Chef's Hands, the local non-profit pairing chefs with special needs individuals, has a Tuesday fundraiser at Paris Club's Studio Paris from 6-9 p.m. Mingle with top chefs, enjoy passed appetizers from Paris Club, signature cocktails provided by Patron and Ultimat Vodka, seasonal beer selections from Goose Island and more. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at (Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $45).

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