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Donald Trump debates Bernie Sanders in Chicago (sort of), and more things to do this week

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Trump vs Bernie: The Debate! on Thu 2/4 at SPACE - YOUTUBE
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Don't stress out about whether or not the groundhog sees its shadow on Tuesday; there's probably going to be six more weeks of winter no matter what! Here's some events we recommend while you pine for spring:

Mon 2/1: Andy Fleming hosts the Stars Are Out tonight at North Bar (1637 W. North), featuring a screening of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace with comics Adam Burke, Tyler Jackson, and Deanna Ortiz providing commentary as Liam Neeson, George Lucas, and Natalie Portman. 8 PM

Tue 2/2: On the first Tuesday of every month, the Reader's Ben Joravsky and the Sun-Times's Mick Dumke are given a stage to talk city politics—and whatever the hell else they might feel needs a takedown at First Tuesdays with Mick and Ben. This month at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia) they discuss the reaction to the Laquan McDonald video with guests state rep La Shawn Ford and Sixth Ward alderman Rod Sawyer. 6:30 PM

Tue 2/2:
The Annoyance Theatre (851 W. Belmont) presents the Gobbler's Knob Groundhog Day Spectacular, a small-town pageant celebrating the elusive Punxsutawney Phil. 8 PM

Wed 2/3: Graphic novelist Leila Abdelrazaq hosts Drink and Draw at Spudnik Press (1821 W. Hubbard), a workshop for creating comics based on personal stories. BYOB. 6:30 PM

Wed 2/3: The behind-the-scenes dance series Peep Show at Links Hall (3111 N. Western) looks at the creation of a new dance performance from Kristina Isabelle Dance, Ben Law, and Marcos Balter. 7 PM

Thu 2/4: I Think, Therefore I'm Sorry at the new storefront Crowd Theater (3935 N. Broadway) is a sketch show exploring the plight of the modern woman dealing with sexism. 8 PM



Thu 2/4: Comedians Anthony Atamanuik and James Adomian take the stage as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders for their touring sketch show Trump vs Bernie: The Debate! at SPACE (1254 Chicago, Evanston). They’ll cover family values, income inequality, and foreign policy. 8 PM

For more stuff to do this week—and every day—check out our Agenda page.


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