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How important is the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2)? Not only will Kevin Smith, the fifth Dr. Who, and the cast of the 1960s Batman TV series be there, Revolution Brewing has created a brand-new IPA for the occasion. It's called Galaxy Hero, which should tell you everything you need to know. The expo kicks off today and runs through the weekend at McCormick Place-West.
The Chicago Anarchist Film Festival, now in its 13th year, kicks off the first of three nights of antiauthoritarian film fun at Meztli Gallery. Cointelpro 101 and Just Do It: A Tale of Modern Day Outlaws screen as part of tonight's "Sabotage" theme, accompanied by a discussion on "movement building and destruction" led by Four Star Anarchist Organization.
Wonka Ball 2013: Circus Maximus at Architectural Artifacts includes a circus performance, a silent auction, and an open bar.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.