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The three best things to do today in Chicago

Written by
Grace Perry

1. Check out a fresh contemporary art exhibit

The DePaul Art Museum showcases the works of 16 artists (including Chicago-based artists Nick Cave, Theaster Gates, Barbara Kasten and Chris Ware) in its latest exhibition, “On Space and Place: Contemporary Art from Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Vancouver.” See how each city influences its artists. (DePaul Art Museum, 935 W Fullerton Ave, 11am-7pm. Free)

2. Dance your butt off

The Burlington’s monthly queer party, Burly, isn’t just for hairy guys—all are welcome to come dance to Chicago’s best DJs at this Logan Square staple. (The Burlington, 3425 W Fullerton Ave, 9pm. Free)

3. Listen to music from all over the world

The World Music Festival is going strong, so if you haven’t gone yet, make tonight the night. Tonight’s lineup: Lautari + Ensemble Surabhi (Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N Lincoln Ave, 8:30pm. Free) as well as Rajab Suleiman & Kithara. (Martyrs, 3855 N Lincoln Ave, 8pm. Free, 21+)

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