When Paul Mooney came under fire after the Boston Marathon for reportedly saying that "white people in Boston deserved what they got," it was a reminder of the extremes to which the former Chappelle's Show regular will go to joke about race in America. Tonight he brings his show Paul Mooney: A Black Man in the White House to the Harold Washington Cultural Center.
Explore more than 100 gardens at the Sheffield Garden Walk & Music Festival, which comes to a close today. Music begins just after noon and wraps up with JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, performing at 8:15 PM.
The Rock Art Show stops by Bloomingdale's Stratford Square Mall this weekend. This traveling exhibition features original work from musicians including John Lennon and John Entwistle, plus photographs of Pink Floyd, the Doors, and more.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.