The Weekend Guide

the apples in stereo free tickets chicago!

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Free Tickets to
The Apples in Stereo
The cheeky indie poppers are in town. Saunter in gratis by correctly answering this trivia question: What cartoon did they write the theme song for?
Why: One winner (picked at random) gets a pair of tix; three others get copies of their new album, Travellers in Space and Time.
When: Entries due today by 5 p.m. (Winners notified Fri.) Concert, Fri., 10 p.m.
Where: E-mail answers to applescontest@sneakattackmedia.com. Concert, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., at N. Halsted St. (773-525-2501). Tickets ($14) online at lincolnhallchicago.com.

Konscious Kollective Sample Sale
Designer apparel and accessories go for a kool 50-90 percent off (prices range $15-$120).
Why: Rack up jersey tops and dresses by Young Fabulous & Broke and Free People embellished summer tops.
When: Fri., 2-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1725 N. Damen Ave., at St. Paul Ave. Info online at kokochicago.com.

Wave’s Street Food Cooking Class
Executive chef Kristine Subido teaches techniques from sidewalk vendors in Korea (pickled veggies with steamed buns), Thailand (fried mussel pancakes with sweet chili sauce), and more.
Why: The lunch that follows will curb your appetite.
When: Sat., 2:30 p.m.
Where: 644 N. Lake Shore Dr., at Ontario St. (312-255-4460). Tickets ($60) online at brownpapertickets.com.

Crisis (a Musical Game Show)
Audience members take a Scantron test; the top eight scorers compete in an onstage quiz show with funny questions about corporate ethics, economics, and pop culture.
Why: The winner takes home a third of the door sales in cash. Plus, 3 percent of each night’s ticket sales goes to charities of the winner’s choice.
When: Sat.-June 5. Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., at Foster Ave. Tickets ($15) at 773-275-5255 or online at brownpapertickets.com.

Avec’s Spring Flatbread
Chef de cuisine Koren Grieveson tops her just-crispy-enough creation with lamb tongue, stinging nettles, and garlic.
Why: Extra dough is used to make a tasty cracker salad tossed with oven-roasted tomatoes.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 3:30 p.m.-midnight; Fri. & Sat., 3:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 615 W. Randolph St., b/t Jefferson & Desplaines Sts. (312-377-2002).

Photo: Courtesy of The Apples in Stereo

Konscious Kollective
1725 N Damen Ave
@ St Paul Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
2424 N Lincoln Ave
@ Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
615 W Randolph St
bt Jefferson & Desplaines Sts
Chicago, IL 60661
The Neo-Futurarium
5153 N Ashland Ave
@ Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
644 N Lake Shore Dr
@ Ontario St
Chicago, IL 60611