At the Hideout, Make celebrates the publication of its 14th issue with comedian Adam Burke, who chats with authors Aguillón-Mata and Kyle Beachy, poet Lisa Fishman, cartoonist Anders Nilsen, art critic Erin Nixon, and filmmaker Nick Twemlow. Music from Skech185.
At the Music Box, directors Andrew Cohn and Davy Rothbart (Found magazine) attend a screening of Medora, their feature-length documentary about a ragtag high school boys' basketball team from rural Indiana. A Q&A follows.
Flutist Anne La Berge performs at Elastic. "In this rare Chicago concert she'll improvise with some of the city's most genre-averse talent: bassoonist Katherine Young, clarinetist James Falzone, modular synth player Brian Labycz, and bassist Jason Roebke," writes Peter Margasak in Soundboard.
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