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A new show at Piven about the women who painted radium on clock faces in the 1920s and a walk with Alice following a white rabbit through the Main-Dempster Mile are among the performing arts events this week in Evanston.

Theatre

These Shining Lives by Three Crows Theater at Piven, 927 Noyes St., runs Sep. 13-30, tickets pay what you can

ALICE by Upended Productions outdoors, starting at 829 Chicago Ave., runs Sep. 22 through Oct. 21, tickets $17-25

Curve of Departure at Northlight Theater, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, runs Sep. 13 through Oct. 21, tickets $30-57

Vietgone at Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe, runs Aug. 15 through Sept. 23, tickets $35-70

Sweet Charity at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, runs Sep. 5 through Oct. 28, tickets $50-60

Music

Alejandro Escovedo Band with Don Antonio at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Sunday, Sep. 16, 7:30 p.m. tickets $32-68

The Moth StorySLAM at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Monday, Sep. 17, 7 p.m. tickets $10

Teitur with Maeve & Quinn at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Tuesday, Sep. 18, 8 p.m. tickets $15-25

The Band of Heathens with Creamer at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Wednesday, Sep. 19, 8 p.m. tickets $15-27

Jill Sobule with Nineteen Thirteen at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Thursday, Sep. 20, 8 p.m. tickets $17-25

Prohibition Band featuring Nicole Kestler at Bourbon ‘N Brass, 1012 Church St., Thursday, Sep. 20, 8:30 p.m., no cover

Shoshana Bean at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave.,  Friday, Sep. 21, 7 p.m. tickets $20-75

An Evening of Grateful Dead with Trouble Ahead at Evanston Rocks, 1012 Church St., Friday, Sep. 21, 8 p.m., tickets $10

Prohibition Band featuring Michael Ross at Bourbon ‘N Brass, 1012 Church St., Friday, Sep. 21, 8:30 p.m., no cover

Van William with Son Talk at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Saturday, Sep. 22, 8 p.m. tickets $12

Prohibition Band featuring Josie Falbo at Bourbon ‘N Brass, 1012 Church St., Friday, Sep. 21, 8:30 p.m., no cover

The Mark Cleveland Band Live at Celtic Knot Public House, 626 Church St., Friday, Sep. 22, 9:30 p.m., no charge

Bars with Live Music

Rhythm Room Bar & Bistro (Century 12), 1715 Maple Ave., Live music, Friday and Saturday evenings, 7-11 p.m., no cover

Celtic Knot Public House, 626 Church St., Irish Music Session with John Williams, Sundays, 4-6 p.m., American Roots Music by The Mudflaps, Mondays, 8 p.m.-midnight

Pete Miller’s Steak & Seafood, 1557 Sherman Ave., Live jazz, Sunday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.-midnight

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