It’s hard to tell whether there’s more creativity or beer variety at Tuesday Funk, Hopleaf’s monthly reading series. Listen to homegrown writers share their new work at the Andersonville hotspot. (Hopleaf, 5148 N Clark St, 7pm. Free)
Show your kids a movie that isn’t Frozen at the annual Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. The films are kid-friendly, but folks of all ages can appreciate their artistry. (Various locations citywide. See full schedule here)
Tim Parsons and Jessica Charlesworth’s Spectacular Vernacular, featuring repurposed items from around the world, has been dazzling Chicago audiences. Catch it while it’s here. (Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, 8am-7pm. Free)
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