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The Weekend Guide

high places!

It’s high time.

HEAR
High Places
What:
The L.A. indie rockers spin a dance-trance web around Logan Square Monument with a free show.
Why: Things are looking up (your R.S.V.P. also gets you into The Empty Bottle show that night for free).
When: Sun., 4 p.m.
Where: 2595 N. Milwaukee Ave., at Logan Blvd. R.S.V.P. (required) online at ticketweb.com.

PARTY
Starving Artist
What:
It’s a creative feeding frenzy as chefs (including Stephanie Izard of Girl & the Goat) are paired with local artists to make dishes inspired by the artwork. Artists, in turn, conjure original pieces inspired by the chefs.
Why: Enjoy every creation at the benefit for Chicago Artists’ Coalition.
When: Tonight, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Chicago Artists’ Coalition Gallery, 217 N. Carpenter St., at Lake St. Tickets at the door ($150, space permitting) or online ($125) at chicagoartistscoalition.org. More info at 312-491-8888.

HOE
Pleasant Farms Gardening Class
What:
 You’ve inhaled the pies at Bridgeport’s Pleasant House Bakery. Now learn the farming side of the biz with a course ($20) on preparing your crop for fall.
Why: The green thumbs also do at-home gardening and landscape consultations.
When: Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m.
Where: 964 W. 31st St., at Morgan St. To register, call 773-523-7437 or email pleasantfarms@gmail.com.

READ
The Art of Beef Cutting
What:
Chicago butcher Kari Underly’s how-to ($30) sharpens your knowledge with photos and step-by-step instructions.
Why: You’re ready to take this whole farm-to-table thing home.
When: It’s time to beef up your cooking repertoire.
Where: Online at amazon.com.

SHOP
Cityblue Apparel & Denim Summer Sale
What:
The Old Town boutique slashes prices up to 70 percent on Ella Moss dresses, Genetic Denim, and more.
Why: Liven up your collection of lived-in jeans.
When: Thru Aug. 31. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1444 N. Wells St., b/t Schiller St. & North Ave. (312-664-2222).

Photo: Courtesy of High Places

LOCATIONS
Logan Square Monument
2595 N Milwaukee Ave
@ Logan Blvd
Chicago, IL 60647
Chicago Artists' Coalition Gallery
217 N Carpenter St
@ Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607
312-491-8888
964 W 31st St
@ Morgan St
Chicago, IL 60608
773-523-7437
1444 N Wells St
bt Schiller St & North Ave
Chicago, IL 60610
312-664-2222
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