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Friday, November 24

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Theater on the Lake: Three Sisters

The Chicago Park District's Theater on the Lake series of plays continues this evening. Each week a new play will be offered at the Theater on the Lake stage at 2401 N. Lake Shore Drive. This week's play is Chekhov's Three Sisters by the Strawdog Theatre Company. This play will be performed Wednesday, July 19 through Sunday, July 23. Showtime is 7:30 PM (6:30 PM on Sunday evenings). Tickets are $17.50 and can be purchased by calling the box office at (312) 742-7994. The Theater on the Lake series runs through August 13.

Racism and Reparations @ Thousand Waves Martial Arts and Self Defense Center

Charles Mills, a philosophy professor at UIC Chicago, and Salim Muwakkil, award-winning journalist and In These Times senior editor, will discuss the movement for slavery reparations in the context of fighting racism. Free, 7 PM, 1220 W Belmont. For more information, call 773-472-7663 or email mobrien [at] thousandwaves [dot] org.

Carmina Burana @ Millennium Park

This Grant Park Music Festival concert starts at 6:30 PM. In the Pritzker Pavillion, free. For more information, visit the website.

Kes @ Cultural Center

This 1969 British classic directed by Ken Loach, about a kid without prospects who changes his life by nursing and raising an injured kestrel chick, screens at 6 PM in the Claudia Cassidy Theater. Part of Cinema/Chicago's International Summer Screening series. Free. 78 E. Washington Street. For more information, call 312-744-6630 or visit the website.

Local Author Night @ The Book Cellar

Elizabeth Crane joins Melissa Fraterrigo, David Case and Iris Waichler tonight at The Book Cellar (4736 N. Lincoln Ave.) for the bookstore's monthly local author night. Free. 7pm. Visit The Book Cellar website for more information.

Sister Cities International Film Series: Osaka Elegy @ Gallery 37

See a movie on the roof of Gallery 37, while eating a catered, sister-city (Osaka, Japan) -influenced meal from Fox & Obel. 7:30 PM, 66 E Randolph, $15. Reservations are required: call 312-742 TIXS (8497). For more information, visit the website.

 

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