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Pink brings back her Truth About Love tour to the Allstate Arena, 6920 N. Mannheim, Rosemont, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20. The Kin open. $39.50-$125. Visit


It’s a “SongVerstation” with India.Arie, 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at The Venue at Horseshoe Hammond. $24-$44 (21+over). Visit


Former Broken Social Scene member Brendan Canning comes into his own with solo material that declares “You Gots 2 Chill.” Show is 8 p.m. Nov. 21. $12-$15. Visit


Head to the Schaumburg Convention Center, 1551 N Thoreau Dr., Friday through Sunday, for the big Aquatic Experience show because, and I quote: “From saltwater to freshwater with pond and aquatic animals, we’ll have it all. Consumers and retailers are invited to join us for educational seminars and a thriving show floor filled with hobbyists from entry level to the most sophisticated aquarium keepers as well as livestock and equipment experts and the industries best and trend setting manufacturers.”

But really, go for the Live Shark Encounter because, and I quote: “One look into the eyes of a live shark and you will experience the heart pounding “awe and fascination” that sharks elicit.” Which means you can watch as a diver (in a tank) interacts with sharks. There’s also a traveling Great White Shark Museum on site. Admission: $10; family pass $25. Call (847) 303-4100 or visit


Dave Davies (of the Kinks) headlines City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, at 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Tickets $35-$65. Call (312) 733-9463; He’s also up at Evanston’s SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave. at 8 p.m. Nov. 19. Tickets, $30-$65. Call (847) 492-8860;


Timothy Edward Kane reprises his Jeff Award-winning, harrowing one-man performance of “An Iliad,” through Dec. 8 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. Tickets, $35–$65.

Call (773) 753-4472;

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