FRIDAY, DECEMBER 12 =================== RIVERWEST POTTER RETURNS: Ginny Zipperer LGBT Community Center, 5 to 9 p.m. For those of you who remember Mudlark Pottery once located in Riverwest, Ginny Zipperer will host a show of her pottery and pottery of the Mata Ortiz village in Mexico. LGBT Community Center, 315 W. Court St. Off Martin Luther King Drive, just south of Golda Meir Elementary School. Great Christmas gifts, reasonably priced. — SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13 ===================== RIVERWEST TAVERN, 900 E. Auer (& Bremen) Riverwest Christmas Party with food, raffles, fun! 5PM. ONE DRUM @ THAI JOE’S, 2239 N. Prospect Ave. Lower Level Prospect Mall 9:30 PM – Opening performance by Barika Bellydance troupe 10PM – One Drum The One Drum, the band with more than One Drum. We’ll be movin’ and groovin’ all night long (try 1:30 am or so…), so if you’ve got a party to go to you can come later. Smoke free show. www.onedrum.net MAD PLANET, Center & Booth Play Dead, 10PM. ONOPA, Center & Fratney Gil Manteras, Party Dream, Grand Buffet UPTOWNER, Center & Humboldt Moonshine Sway — SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14 =================== WOODLAND PATTERN, 720 E. Locust Holiday Open House with treats and Experimental Film Screening. 5PM. EMOTIONS ANONYMOUS Weekly meeting at St. Mary Czestochowa, Fratney & Burleigh. Enter on Burleigh. 6PM. LINNEMAN’S XMAS PARTY, Locust & Weil Songs of the Season by Riverwest Accordion Club, Sixty Watt Sarah, Sigmund Snopek, Royce Hall & Keedy. No cover, 7PM. THE COFFEE HOUSE Blues for Peace with Frank Chandek, Dave Fox, Will Branch, and Frogwater. Benefit for Peace Action. 7PM. BREMEN CAFE, Bremen & Clark Women performers take back the mic. 8PM.