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Friday, August 7

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The Shining @ Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute, 111 S. Michigan Ave. hosts a screening of The Shining tonight at 6pm in the Price Auditorium, in conjunction with the exhibition focus: Lucy McKenzie. Registration is not required for this event, however, basic AIC entrance fees are required.

Eddie Pepitone @ Lincoln Hall

Comedian Eddie Pepitone does a show at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. Nick Rouley warms up the crowd. Tickets are $20, doors open at 7pm. 21+

Story Club @ Holiday Club

The North Side chapter of Story Club returns to Holiday Club, 4000 N. Sheridan Rd., tonight at 7:30pm. The theme this month is "This Time," and features readings by Victoria Harley, Robert Norris and Bill Hillmann, plus three open mic slots. Dana Norris hosts. $10 suggested donation at the door. 21+

Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival

The Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival runs Jan. 8-18 at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The schedule tonight includes 12 shows on four stages, running at 8, 9 and 10pm. Tickets are $15 per show, $37 for a one-night pass, or $150 for a festival pass.



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