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Friday On The Go! MetroMix Hits Chicago with their Top picks for Today’s Festivities!

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Friday On The Go! MetroMix Hits Chicago with their Top picks for Today’s Festivities!

Ever get in that weird stump where you want to get out of the house but not exactly sure what to hit up? What about those college students out there like myself who are in search of finding some cool festivities to get into without hurting your pockets? Let me let you in on a secret my friends! I whip out my laptop and browse Metromix.com. For those of you who are not familiar with this local entertainment guru, let me let you in on a secret, they are AWESOME! And besides their awesomeness they provide local entertainment according to what state you reside in providing you with quick information from where to go and what to do, to some of hottest restaurants and bars, to the latest in music, movies, and entertainment. With one click, you can easily browse an array of categories according to what mood your in and Metromix handles the rest. The coolest part about this local entertainment guide is that it provides you with some fun events according to each day of the week, so don’t be afraid to be sporadic and hit up a cool trendy concert venue that may be showing one of your favorite bands or an undiscovered artist playing that same day. Metromix has picked some hot events that’s going on today. Today’s list ranges from  StarFruit Cafe’s kefir food truck zooming around the Chicago-land area giving out free yummy treats to the Found Footage Festival vs. Found Magazine showcase at the Music Box Theatre in Lakeview! The Vintage Bazaar Holiday Pop-Up Shop Event space – 2133 N. Milwaukee Ave. – Logan Square More than a dozen vendors sell second-hand decor, furniture, clothing and accessories plus holiday gifts in a storefront space. The Nov. 11 event ($20) includes appetizers and a drink ticket. 20th anniversary dinner Vivo – 838 W. Randolph St. – West Loop A three-course meal featuring Italian specialties is available for lunch and dinner. On the menu: gnocchi in Parmesan cream, rigatoni and Italian sausage with goat cheese-tomato sauce, spaghetti in tomato sauce, grilled salmon with asparagus, tiramisu and chocolate lava cake. John Scofield Quartet Symphony Center – 220 S. Michigan Ave. – Grant Park Museums Found Footage Festival vs. Found Magazine Music Box Theatre – 3733 N. Southport Ave. – Lakeview Comedians Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher of the Found Footage Festival and Peter and Davy Rothbart of “Found” magazine host a showcase of quirky and funny videos and notes, lists and photographs, respectively, discovered at garage sales, thrift stores, warehouses and trash bins nationwide. Free StarFruit Get free treats from the frozen kefir truck before it heads to Los Angeles for the winter. Follow @StarfruitCafe on Twitter for route info. This list is not done just yet! View more of today’s Metromix picks for food, entertainment, and more! http://chicago.metromix.com/calendar/home/November-11-2011

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