Bill Zwecker’s picks for the week of Oct. 12

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Please enable Javascript to watch this videoSome of the world’s best films head to Chicago for the Chicago International Film Festival, which started Thursday. Two of the favorites, “Nebraska” by Oscar-winning director Alexander Payne and “August: Osage County,” are both showing on Oct. 16.

While everyone knows “MMMBop,” not everyone knows Hanson is back with a new CD release “Anthem” and a pair of shows at the House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, Oct. 13-14. The brothers have grown up and now have a decidedly different sound. Tickets start at $33.

“Once” received rave reviews from Theater Critic Hedy Weiss and proves that Broadway magic can thrive in Chicago. The show runs through Oct. 27 at the Oriental Theatre, 27 W. Randolph.

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