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11 Dec - Guide to Chicago: December 11-17

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Home Alone–Film w/ Live Orchestra + Noleian Reusse DJ Set

12/11, 7pm & 10pm: Catch this holiday classic featuring composer John Williams’ score performed live in this exclusive screening/concert. (Prices vary) After the movie, head to the den for Shaker cocktails and tunes by Noleian Reusse. (Free)

Beer Fest Beatdown + Scottie McNiece from Uncanned Music DJ Set

12/12, 2pm & 10pm: Do you like craft beer? What about Lucha Libre wrestling? Best of both worlds are here. ($10 for DD, $45 general) End your  Saturday night in the den with a sick DJ set from Uncanned Music’s Scottie McNiece (Free)

Chicago Art Girls Holiday Pop-Up Shop + HoliDose

12/13, 12pm & 1pm: Your #SundayFunday kicks off with a homage to the ladies at this local holiday market. (Free) Continue your holiday finds over food and drink while browsing items from over 100 Dosers.

Mother’s Ruin Takeover w. Own Gibler & Scottie McNiece

12/14, 8pm: NYC’s Mother’s Ruin’s very own Owen Gibler is taking over Industry Night! Head to the Shaker for cocktails and tunes by DJ Scottie McNiece. (Free)

The Night Market Before Christmas + Charles Coffeen & Friends Den Session

12/15, 6pm & 8pm: Sauced Night Market is back for a night of local vendors, food and craft beer. (Free) After your shopping fix, come hang with us in the den for a Tuesday night jam sesh’ with Charles Coffeen and friends. (Free)

Chicago Architecture Biennial

12/16, 10am: Take a mid-week break to explore a series of exhibitions, installations and events focused around the state of modern architecture and urbanism. (Free)

The Second City’s Holidazed & Confused Revue

12/17, 2pm or 8pm: The Second City crew is back with a new set of sketches to liven up your holiday season, covering Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and everything in-between. ($31)