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The Music Box Theatre teams up with the Film Noir Foundation once again for Noir City: Chicago 5, a festival featuring overlooked titles and rarities along with some classics. It all starts tonight with screenings of two Cy Endfield films, Hell Drivers (featuring a young Sean Connery) and Try and Get Me!, starring Lloyd Bridges. See our sidebar for more.
Kill All Comedy is one of Chicago's strangest comedy collectives, which is saying a lot. On the last Friday of the month, they pull together some of their best sketches for a showcase at the Hideout. The Reader's Gwynedd Stuart has more.
The Whigs headline day one of Logan Square's street festival, the Boulevard; Dugas and Gentleman Hall also perform. Everyone is welcome, even Tories and people who make bad jokes about the British.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.