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Lollapalooza: Pack your poncho, and other reading

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Uh oh, rain. A swath of light rain stretches form Chicago due west, with storms in northwestern Illinois. It's all drifting to the southeast and might not trouble the bulk of Lollapalooza's afternoon. But it will heat up today, reaching into the 90s for the first time this weekend. So pack your poncho (no umbrellas, please, people behind you want to see the band) and your water bottle, and look for the booths where you can fill your water bottle for free.

Beyond this blog, other reading for today ...

Soundgarden plays tonight, reunited after 13 years. But their first show was Thursday night at the Vic.

An interview with Yoshiki from X Japan, playing at 4 today.

You dudes and your bandanas.

Lollapalooza takes over Grant Park, so tourists visiting Chicago this weekend are denied seeing one of our most famous landmarks: Buckingham Fountain.

Which, of course, means that when it heats up today, we can jump in it.

Plus: more food options!

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