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Friday, November 24

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Maltese Falcon @ Film Center

As part of the Treasures from the Library of Congress series, this hard-boiled detective classic screens at 5 PM today. Humphrey Bogart stars as Dashiell Hammett's Sam Spade. $9, or $5 if you belong to the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State. For more information, call 312-846-2600 or visit the website.

The Pub Crawl To Cure A Hangover

The proprietors of the Drinking and Writing Brewery (currently performing the third version of the play of the same name in bars across Chicago) present a pub crawl to find a cure for the common hangover. The group will visit various bars on the north side, where participants will be asked to provide their own cures and compare them with the house cures of each establishment. The best cure will win a prize! The event is free, but you must register at the Drinking and Writing Website to attend.

Casablanca @ Film Center

As part of the Treasures from the Library of Congress series, this Humphrey Bogart classic screens this afternoon at 3 PM. Ingrid Bergman costars. $9, or $5 if you belong to the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State. For more information, call 312-846-2600 or visit the website.

 

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