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EVENTS

R E C O M M E N D E D

BY ANNA CARLSON

The Mousetrap Opens November 7 Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie | northlight.org Northlight’s 40th season continues with this Agatha Christie classic that follows a group of strangers as the police investigate one of them for murder. NOV

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Lyric’s 60th Anniversary Concert November 1 | Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago | lyricopera.org The Lyric is celebrating 60 years with this evening emceed by Jane Lynch, who will be joined by The Second City, Renée Fleming, Ramsey Lewis and other stars from Lyric’s past and present.

Antiques + Modernism Show November 6-9 | Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka | thewinnetkashow.com Fascinated by fascinators? Then don’t miss the presentation of couture hats through the ages at this annual show. You can also have tea with interior designer Holly Holden or eat breakfast with Julia Buckingham. NOV

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SOFA CHICAGO 2014  6 November 6-9 | Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago sofaexpo.com This annual fair showcases some of the world’s best decorative and fine art. Artists, collectors and art professionals will be lecturing throughout the weekend. See more on page 62. NOV

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USA Eagles vs. New Zealand All Blacks November 1 | Soldier Field, 1410 S. Museum Campus Drive, Chicago | usarugby.org It’s a new month, so why not try something new by cheering on the USA Eagles rugby team right here in Chicago? Their opponent is the reigning IRB Rugby World Cup Champions.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends  6-16 | Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim 6 November Road, Rosemont | rosemont.com/allstate It’s The Greatest Show On Earth®! Arrive early to participate in an up-close circus experience that will allow you to learn juggling as well as take pictures with the cast. The circus will take over the United Center November 19-30. NOV

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Wangechi Mutu: A Fantastic Journey 1 Ongoing | Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston | blockmuseum.northwestern.edu Wangechi Mutu has gained quite the following in the contemporary art world, and her first United States survey is taking place at Northwestern’s Block Museum through December 7. NOV

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Into the Woods Jr. November 6-8 | Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights | metropolisarts.com

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends

THE MOUSETRAP PHOTO COURTESY OF MICHAEL BROSILOW; RINGLING BROS. PHOTO COURTESY OF FELD ENTERTAINMENT

editor’s pick

While you get ready for the Anna Kendrick and Meryl Streep version of this Sondheim classic to hit theaters next month, enjoy a kid-friendly adaptation with your family.

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