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Select Media Festival 4 

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The four-week fest wraps up with programs at Iron Studios, 3636 S. Iron, and other venues. Performance and video tickets cost $8 each, $5 for students. Performances are streamed live at the festival Web site. For details see

or call 773-837-0145.


Community of the Future Experimental Culture Zone

6-9 PM, 3100 and 3200 blocks of South Morgan: Quimby's, Myopic Books, and Odd Obsession Video set up temporary outposts, alongside Bridgeport Coffee House and Kaplan's Liquors, already in the zone. An Introduction to Chicago's Secret Underground Cave System That No One Knew About 8 PM at Iron Studios: a play by Dillon De Give, followed by music from J+J+J (10 PM), Beau Wanzer (11 PM), and Herc and Friends (midnight).


Community of the Future Experimental Culture Zone

1-9 PM. See listing for Fri 11/11.


1-5 PM at Iron Studios: "The New Chicagoans," a group show; "The Husbanken Initiative," display of plans for "social housing" modeled on those of the Norwegian State Housing Bank; "Secret Histories Museum," "uncovered and recovered" bits of fabricated Chicago history.

Release party

8 PM-1 AM at Iron Studios: art and recording collective Terry Plumming rolls out Pizzatlas (an "atlas in a pizza box") and five CDs, with music by Occasional Detroit, Rotten Milk, Bubblegum Shitface, James Pickup, Randomizer, Anaananaan, and Axe Wound II.


Community of the Future Experimental Culture Zone

1-8 PM, with a screen-printing workshop by members of Diamonds on Archer at 5 PM at Quimby's outpost, 3201 S. Morgan.


1-5 PM at Iron Studios: "The New Chicagoans," "The Husbanken Initiative," "Secret Histories Museum."


6 and 7:30 PM at Iron Studios: Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price, a film by Robert Greenwald.

Closing party

9 PM-2 AM at Skylark, 2149 S. Halsted: "DJ Shoulder vs. DJ Sweet Tooth."


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