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The three best things to do today in Chicago

Written by
Madeline Wolfson

1. Dance your self clean

Still can’t live with the fact that you missed LCD Soundsystem’s last shows in NYC? Get the next best thing tonight at Smart Bar where DFA-label founder and LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy takes over so you can dance the night away with all your friends. (Smart Bar, 3730 N Clark St, 10pm. $20-$25)

2. Be bold                                 

Take in the colorful acrylics of an influential Chicago native at his first ever solo museum show “De vuelta: Works by Chicago Imagist Errol Ortiz” at the National Museum of Mexican Art. Over the last five decades, Ortiz has developed a bold puzzle-like style inspired by pop culture and mass media. (National Museum of Mexican Art, 1852 W 19th St, 10am-5pm. Free)

3. Stream your music

The Hideout Riverwalk pop-up returned yesterday and will host a free concert series through November 1. Enjoy some riverside cocktails, snacks and music as you ease into your weekend. (The Hideout Riverwalk, 35 E Riverwalk South, 5:30pm. Free)

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