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The Weekend Guide

Gimme an F! Gimme an A! Gimme an L! Gimme an L! What does that spell? (And what a lovely weekend to enjoy it.)

SHOP
Dolan Geiman Holiday Art Sale
What: Take 10-75 percent off the Chicago artist’s original silk-screen paintings, collages, and mixed-media works made from recycled and found objects.
Why: Your gift list. Check it.
When: Thru Dec. 15.
Where: Online at etsy.com.

SPIN
DJ and Turntablist Workshop
What
: Learn two-beat scratching, back cueing, and other turntable techniques in a hands-on class.
Why: Don’t be a broken record.
When: Sun., 1:30 p.m.
Where: Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., b/t Wilson and Sunnyside Aves. (773-728-6000).

SEE
Warhol and the Film Factory
What: Weeklong festival of seductive underground films like Poor Little Rich Girl, starring Edie Sedgwick.
Why: Get randy with Andy.
When: Screenings thru Nov. 22. Opening gala, Fri., 7-11 p.m. Poor, Sun., 1 p.m.
Where: Facets Cinematheque, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave., b/t Greenview & Ashland Aves. (773-281-4114).

The Nutcracker
What
: The House Theatre of Chicago presents the holiday classic reinvented as a dark, mysterious play.
Why: Don’t be nuts.
When: Thru Dec. 29. Wed.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 3 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.
Where: The Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., at North Ave. Tickets at 312-335-1650 or online at steppenwolf.org.

READ
Dear Future Me: Hopes, Fears, Secrets, Resolutions
What
: Book of real letters from people to their future selves, taken from FutureMe.org.
Why: Get it in writing.
When: In the present.
Where: Online at amazon.com.

LOCATION
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4544 N Lincoln Ave
@ Sunnyside Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
773-728-6000
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