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The five best things to do this weekend in Chicago

Written by
Grace Perry

1. Catch Too Much Light before it goes
The Neo-Futurists’ beloved show, Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind, is leaving its Andersonville home at the end of this month. Make sure you catch this iconic piece of adventurous theater while you can! (Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N Ashland Ave, Fri–Sat 11:30pm, Sun, 7pm. Advance $20, $9 + the roll of a six-sided die at the door.)

2. See Queen Stevie in concert
The Fleetwood Mac frontwoman/American Horror Story witch icon, Stevie Nicks, brings her ‘70s-era breeze rock to the United Center Saturday night. Nicks is touring her 2014 solo album, but here’s hoping she trots out hits from Rumors, too. (United Center, 1901 W Madison St, Sat, 7pm. $49.50-$150.)

3. Belt out your holiday spirit
Join hundreds of choral singers at Cloud Gate for carol singing on Friday night. Once your vocal chords have had enough, lace up and take a skate around the Millennium Park McCormick Tribune Ice Rink. (Millennium Park, 55 N Michigan Ave, Fri, 6pm. Free.)

4. Dig into holiday shopping
Renegade Craft Fair is back this weekend, this time down at the Bridgeport Art Center. Knock out a chunk of your holiday shopping at this artisanal crafting bazaar. (Bridgeport Art Center, 1200 W 35th St, Sat–Sun, 11am-6pm. Free.)

5. Hear from noted Chicagoans
Mark Bazar’s monthly talk show hosts Chicago artists, chefs and politicians of note. December’s The Interview Show guests include Girl and the Goat chef Stephanie Izard, Illinois State Senator Daniel Biss, and VICE Gaming Senior Editor Patrick Klepek. (The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia, Fri, 6:30-8pm. $10.)

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