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Sunday, May 27

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Sci Fi & Fantasy Book Club @ Filter Cafe

The Chicago Nerd Social Club presents their monthly sci fi & fantasy book club this evening at Filter (1373-75 N Milwaukee) tonight from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. The book for discussion this evening is William Goldman's The Princess Bride. Full details of the event available at the Chicago Nerds Website.

Gojira @ HOB

Gojira, Devin Townsend Project and The Atlas Moth play House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., tonight. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door. Doors open at 7pm, show starts are 8pm. 17+

Sound City @ Patio Theater

The Chicago Cinema Society presents Sound City, a documentary by Dave Grohl about the legendary LA recording studio by the same name, at the Patio Theater, 6008 W. Irving Park Rd., Feb. 8, 9 and 11. Tickets to each screening are $7. Tonight's showing is at 7:30pm.

Identity: Real and Imagined

The Third Coast Audio Festival and Victory Gardens Theater team up tonight at 7:30pm for Identity: Real and Imagined an evening of audio stories inspired by Anupama Chandrasekhar's play Disconnect, now playing at Victory Gardens, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door, and free if you have tickets to the play (which, to be clear, is not being performed with this event.)



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