Seven in Heaven 4/12-4/15
Published: Thursday, April 12, 2012
Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012 16:08
1. Robyn showcase at Berlin, 4/15
This monthly dance party is back for April. Enjoy the tunes and videos of Swedish pop diva Robyn along with other electro/dance/pop artists from Scandinavia. This no cover event is 21+. Go to www.berlinchicago.com for more.
2. Boys Who Say No at Beat Kitchen, 4/15
The Toronto group Boys Who Say No, who recently released their debut album in Canada, “Contingencies,” will play their danceable indie rock at Beat Kitchen. Think Grizzly Bear meets Ra Ra Riot. Go to www.beatkitchen.com for more.
3. The Empty Bottle Handmade Market at the Empty Bottle, 4/14
From noon to 4 p.m., The Empty Bottle will host its last Handmade Market of the season. This free, 21+ (children are allowed with parents) handmade market lets you stroll around the bar, cocktail in hand, browsing through the sustainable handmade crafts and goods for sale. Go to www.handmadechicago.com for more.
4. Rock and Docs: Tunes and Trivia at the Whistler, 4/12
Join Kartemquin, nonprofit Chicago filmmakers, at the Whistler to test your trivia knowledge. Later on, you’ll be able to get down to a DJ spinning some vinyl. Not before your team nabs the prizes from the trivia challenge. This 4th event of the Rock the Docs series gets started at 7:30 p.m. Go to www.whistlerchicago.com for more.
5. Library Book Club at the Poetry Foundation, 4/13
Your DePaul classes just aren’t giving you enough critical literature thinking? Register to join this book club at the Poetry Foundation to expand your horizons. This month, the club will discuss Anthony Madrid’s “I Am Your Slave, Now Do What I Say.” Space is limited, book worms, so register in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.poetryfoundation.org for more.
6. “Motherhood: The Musical” at the Royal George Theatre, 4/12
This is the Chicago premiere of this laughable musical production, from the producers of “Menopause: The Musical.” Come see “the good, the bad…the laundry” with this live theatrical presentation. Go to www.theroyalgeorgetheatre.com for more.
7. RJD2 at Lincoln Hall, 4/18
Sure, it’s on a Wednesday, but this electronic music veteran and North Coast artist is sure to deliver a worthy performance. This 18+ show also feature whysowhite and Young General. Go to www.lincolnhallchicago.com for more.