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Sunday, June 24

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Joe Pug & Hooray for the Riff Raff @ Downtown Sound

The Downtown Sound free concert series at 6:30pm in the Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E. Randolph St. in Millennium Park, this week features Joe Pug and Hooray for the Riff Raff. Seating begins at 5:30pm. Free.

SOS: A Summer Clown Cruise

El Circo Nacional de Puerto Rico and Theater Oobleck perform SOS: A Summer Clown Cruise Sunday and tonight in the Humboldt Park Boathouse, 1440 N. Sacramento Ave., at 7pm. Bring a blanket or chair and watch juggling, fire work, clowning and acrobatics performed out on the lagoon, accompanied by a nine-piece band and bilingual narration. Free.

Impress These Apes Callback Audition @ ComedySportz

Impress These Apes holds a live callback audition for 16 potential contestants tonight at 8pm at ComedySportz, 929 W. Belmont Ave. See who makes the cut and who doesn't! Tickets are $10. 21+



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