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The three best things to do today in Chicago

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Madeline Wolfson
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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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