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Madalyn Merkey

Sat., Nov. 17, 8 p.m.
Graham Foundation 4 W. Burton Pl., Chicago Lincoln Park


312-787-4071

Pixel Group, Visceral Anatomy

Sat., Nov. 17, 9:30 p.m.
Cole's 2338 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago Logan Square


773-276-5802

DJ Major Taylor

Saturdays, 10 PM
Five Star Bar 1424 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago West Town/Noble Square


312-850-2555

Málaga (Or the Inner Ear)

Through 12/16: Thu-Sun 7:30 PM; also Mon 11/26, 7:30 PM; no performance Thu 11/22
Ready Theatre 4546 N. Western Ave., Chicago Lincoln Square

The Paper Machete

Open run: Wed 6:30 PM, Sat 3 PM
Green Mill 4802 N. Broadway St., Chicago Uptown


The "salon in a saloon." Comedians, writers, and storytellers discuss the week in pop culture and politics. 773-878-5552

Meatbute

Sun., Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
Whistler 2421 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago Logan Square


773-227-3530

Nicholas Barron

Sundays, 10 PM
The Motel Bar 600 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago River West


312-822-2900

Extraordinary Popular Delusions

Mondays, 8:30 p.m.
Beat Kitchen 2100 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago Roscoe Village


In one evening they might touch on rip-snorting fire music, spacy electronics, or delicate, arrhythmic timbral explorations—half the fun is seeing them disappear down a stylistic rabbit hole, then come out the other end sounding like something from a different genre, decade, or planet. —Bill Meyer, 2012 773-281-4444

Christopher Moore & Jeffrey Sherfey

Mon., Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Myopic Books 1564 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago Wicker Park/Bucktown


Saxophone and keyboard. 773-862-4882

Den, Buildings, Salvation

Mon., Nov. 19, 8 p.m.
The Owl 2521 N. Milwaukee, Chicago Logan Square


773-235-5300

Erwin Helfer

Tue., Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Hungry Brain 2319 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago Roscoe Village


773-709-1401

Greg Ward

Tue., Nov. 20, 9 p.m.
Hungry Brain 2319 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago Roscoe Village


773-709-1401

Boomerang

Tue., Nov. 20, 9:30 p.m.
Whistler 2421 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago Logan Square


773-227-3530

Jose Valdes Latin Jazz Trio

Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Green Dolphin Street 2200 N. Ashland Ave., Chicago DePaul


773-395-0066

Hannah White & Matthew Hagle

Wed., Nov. 21, 12:15 p.m.
Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St., Chicago Loop


Violin and piano. 312-744-6630

Verbal Kent, Oby, Scientific Map

Wed., Nov. 21, 8 p.m.
Emporium Arcade Bar 1366 N. Milwaukee, Chicago Wicker Park/Bucktown


773-697-7922

Christian Dillingham Quintet

Wed., Nov. 21, 9 p.m.
Hungry Brain 2319 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago Roscoe Village


773-709-1401

Cole's Comedy Open Mike

Wednesdays, 9 p.m.
Cole's 2338 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago Logan Square


Hosted by Sonia Denis and Rebecca O'Neal, this scrappy showcase boasts about 50 comics a week. 773-276-5802

Chrissy Gardner

Thursdays, 8 PM


at the Piano Bar

Jeannie Tanner Trio

Thursdays, 7 p.m.
Marie's Pizza & Liquors 4127-29 W. Lawrence Ave., Chicago Other North


773-725-1812

Don Melas

Thursdays, 10 p.m.
Bernice's Tavern 3238 S. Halsted St., Chicago Bridgeport


312-907-1580

Wet Cash

Open run: Fri 8 PM
Dark Tower Comics 4835 N. Western, Chicago Lincoln Square


Stand-up with a very big twist. Each week, performers at this showcase can do anything they want. One time, they ran a show where everybody on the bill and in the audience was named Derek. Plus, all donations benefit the fishbowl they toss their money in—hence the title. Expect, well, everything. 773-654-1490

Green Mill Quartet

Fridays, 1:30 a.m.
Green Mill 4802 N. Broadway St., Chicago Uptown


773-878-5552

Hoyle Brothers

Fridays, 5:30 p.m.
Empty Bottle 1035 N. Western Ave., Chicago Ukrainian Village/East Village


773-276-3600

Adiaphora Orchestra

Sat., Nov. 24, 6 p.m.
Empty Bottle 1035 N. Western Ave., Chicago Ukrainian Village/East Village


773-276-3600

DJs Tevo & Johnny

Fourth Sunday of every month, 9 p.m.