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Sure, you could throw your own dinner party tonight, but you wouldn't have guests as famous as Sun-Times movie critic Richard Roeper, entertainment as accomplished as rapper Dessa and Tributosaurus's Chris Neville, or food as delicious as Everest chef Jean Joho's escargot risotto. You also wouldn't have the City Winery staff to clean up and do the dishes. Presented by Fear No Art.
Tonight the Gene Siskel Film Center screens The Square, a documentary about Egyptian revolutionaries. J.R. Jones writes, "Better than any TV news program could, the movie illuminates the problem of a political landscape so devoid of democratic institutions that people can preserve their liberty only through an endless popular uprising."
Singer-songwriter Charlotte Martin performs an all-ages show tonight at Schubas.
For more on these events and others, check out the Reader's daily Agenda page.