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Plus Black Heart Procession at Bottom Lounge and Dave Attell at Lakeshore

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    The attorney's dominatrix girlfriend was a former Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania and known in fetish circles as Jade Vixen.

    RUBBER FETISH DUCKIE: If you're really, really into rubber, then throw on your bodysuit and head to the Center on Halsted, which hosts the Miss America-like Mr. International Rubber 2009. It's like a sexier Halloween, providing moments both painfully awkward and wildly hilarious. 3656 N. Halsted St.; Lakeview. Saturday and Sunday. Check the Mr. International Rubber Web site for times and prices for various event.

    BLEEDING BLACK HEART: San Diego-based indie rock group The Black Heart Procession plays The Bottom Lounge, touring in support of its latest (and long-awaited) album, "Six." Openers include Bellini and The Poison Arrows. 1375 W. Lake St.; West Loop. Saturday. 9 p.m. $15. 18 and older.

    WEINER CIRCLE: Dave Attell's four seasons of "Insomniac" perfectly showcased his gruff sense of humor that it's almost a shame his stint on Comedy Central's revamp of "The Gong Show" didn't work out as well. Attell wraps up his stay at the Lakeshore Theater tonight, and be a true fan and grab the man a hot dog from the Weiner Circle, which he so eloquetely loved in the Chicago edition of "Insomniac." 3175 N. Broadway St.; Lakeview. Saturday. 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. $34.50.

    SATURDAY, DONNY, IS SHABBOS, THE JEWISH DAY OF REST: The Music Box hosts a midnight screening of the movie that brings artsy potheads and frat boy jocks together--"THe Big Lebowski." Take a page out of the Dude's spiritual playbook and pass the dutchie to the left hand side, mahnn. 3733 N. Southport Ave.; Lakeview. Saturday. Midnight $9.25.

    MORE MUPPET MADNESS: Childhood staple "Sesame Street" celebrates its 40th birthday this year, and the Gene Siskel honors creator Jim Henson with a double feature of "The Muppets Take Manhattan" at 2 p.m. and a montage of musical segments from "The Muppet Show" at 4 p.m. 164 N. State St.; Loop. Sunday. $10 general admission, $7 for students, $4 for SAIC students and faculty, $5 for film center members.