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The Weekend Guide

josh moulton!

Home is where the art is.

HANG
Josh Moulton

What: The local artist’s realistic paintings of the city’s landmarks (the Chicago River, Lincoln Park Farmers Market) are now available as prints ($75-$100) online.
Why: Our streets sure are gorgeous sans gray sludge.
When: The holiday decorations come down (it’s time).
Where: At joshuamoulton.com.

BUY
Haymaker’s Closing Sale
What:
The Andersonville housewares shop known for made-in-the-Midwest treasures is about to close for good.
Why: All items in the store — from ceramic teapots to wooden coffee tables — are 25 percent off.
When: Thru Feb. 2. Tues.-Thurs., 3-7 p.m. or by appt.; Fri. & Sat., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 5507 N. Clark St., b/t Gregory St. & Catalpa Ave. (773-681-0798).

LAUGH
Whirled News Tonight
What:
“Newspeak,” a weekly interactive performance by local improv group iO, gives us the latest headlines — and the giggles.
Why: Prestigious iO alumni include Mike Meyers and Amy Poehler.
When: Every Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: iO Del Close Theater, 3541 N. Clark St., b/t Cornelia & Eddy Sts. (773-880-0199). Tickets ($14) at ticketweb.com.

DEVOUR
Bread Pudding Pancakes
What:
Gulp $6 stacks topped with cinnamon sugar butter and a side of vanilla anglaise all month long at Southport Grocery & Cafe.
Why: Who are you kidding with that juice cleanse?
When: Thru Jan. 31. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Where: 3552 N. Southport Ave., b/t Addison & Eddy Sts. (773-665-0100).

SEE
Passed Glances
What:
Local woodblock printmaker Ilyana Schwartz explores human emotion through carved portraiture.
Why: One look is worth a thousand words.
When: Tues.-Fri., noon-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Paperish Mess, 1955 W. Chicago Ave., b/t Damen & Winchester Aves. (312-265-1497).

CATCH
Jake Bugg Live
What:
The buzz surrounding the 19-year-old British music sensation is off the charts; The Strokes’s guitarist, Albert Hammond Jr., opens solo to double the pleasure.
Why: Good-looking boys with guitars in skinny jeans. Swoon.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine Ave., b/t Leland & Lawrence Aves. (773-275-6800). Tickets ($25) at etix.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Josh Moulton

LOCATIONS
3541 N Clark St
bt Cornelia & Eddy Sts
Chicago, IL 60657
773-880-0199
4746 N Racine Ave
bt Leland & Lawrence Aves
Chicago, IL 60640
773-275-6800
1955 W Chicago Ave
bt Damen & Winchester Aves
Chicago, IL 60622
312-265-1497
5507 N Clark St
bt Gregory St & Catalpa Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
773-681-0798
3552 N Southport Ave
bt Addison & Eddy Sts
Chicago, IL 60657
773-665-0100
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