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Thursday, January 17

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Half Acre Crits

Half Acre Cycling's fifth annual Gapers Block Crits run March 25-28 in Calumet Park, 9801 S. Ave. G. There are three races each day; on-site registration opens at 5pm, first race is at 6:10pm. Even if you're not racing, come down and cheer on the cyclists. More details on Facebook.

Soup and Bread @ Hideout

The Hideout (1354 West Wabansia) holds its Soup and Bread weekly fundraiser tonight from 5:30-8pm (or until the soup runs out). Local chefs and foodies prepare a selection of soups for your casual slurping from the bar's crock pots, with (encouraged) donations going to a local food-related charity. This year each week has a theme, and tonight's is "Double A: Alliums and Asparagus." Event is age 21+, but children can be admitted if accompanied by an adult.

The Lincoln Lodge @ Mayne Stage

The cast members of The Lincoln Lodge, are toting their jokes up to Mayne Stage in Roger's Park (1328 W. Morse Ave.) for a one of a kind experience in Chicago comedy. Come see some of the most exciting, innovative new comedians in Chicago make their Mayne Stage debut. Lodge cast members scheduled to perform include: Caitlin Bergh, Charlie Bury, Saurin Choksi, Ricky Gonzalez, Joe Kwaczala, Martin Morrow, Dan Ronan, Derek Smith and Julia Solomon. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online or at the door. Show starts at 8pm, lobby doors at 6:30.

 

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