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The Weekend Guide

janka nabay & the bubu gang!

The gang’s all here.

JAM
Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang
What:
The band led by a Sierra Leone music pioneer and peace activist throws bubu (an ancient, mystical music style) some electronic dance curves.
Why: They’re here playing a sprawling street festival and dark indie den.
When: Sun., 8 p.m.; Mon., 9 p.m.
Where: Sun., Celebrate Clark Street, N. Clark St., b/t Morse & Touhy Aves. (suggested donation is $5/person); Mon., Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., at Cortez St. (free).

PLEDGE
Plenty Grocery and Deli
What:
The upcoming Wicker Park storefront hopes to sell deliciousness from regional farmers, urban food projects, and small-batch producers. Help it get off the ground by chipping in.
Why: Good food karma.
When: Thru Aug. 1.
Where: At kickstarter.com.

GO
The Goat Party
What:
Celebrate with entertainment from Collaboraction Theatre and Atomic Sketch, a silent auction, food, drinks, and more — all to benefit Bucktown Arts Fest.
Why: You love local color.
When: Fri., 6-11 p.m.
Where: Jackson Junge Gallery, 1389 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Wood St. (773-227-7900). Tickets at bucktownartsfest.com ($40) or at the door ($50).

SHOP
Sarca Summer Sale
What:
Give your closet midseason love with 40 percent off clothing, shoes, and accessories.
Why: Items from Finders Keepers, Samantha Sleeper, Nieves Lavi, Cut25, and other designer beauties.
When: While supplies last.
Where: 710 N. Wabash Ave., at Huron St. (312-255-0900).

EAT
Brunch at Tavernita
What:
Chef Ryan Poli charges up lazy Sundays with a midday menu of eggs and sweets.
Why: Chilaquiles with salsa, chipotle, and Mahon cheese; fried chicken and churros; and more.
When: Sun., 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 151 W. Erie St., at LaSalle Blvd. (312-274-1111).

Photo: Courtesy of Luaka Bop 

LOCATIONS
Celebrate Clark Street
N Clark St
bt Morse & Touhy Aves
Chicago, IL 60626
Jackson Junge Gallery
1389 N Milwaukee Ave
@ Wood St
Chicago, IL 60622
773-227-7900
151 W Erie St
@ LaSalle Blvd
Chicago, IL 60654
312-274-1111
710 N Wabash Ave
@ Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611
312-255-0900
1035 N Western Ave
@ Cortez St
Chicago, IL 60622
773-276-3600
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