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The three best things to do today in Chicago

That's Weird Grandma: The Holiday Special
Photograph: Evan Hanover That's Weird Grandma: The Holiday Special

Be moved

Take in a showcase of two of the subjects that inspired Edgar Degas with "At the Track, On the Stage." The Art Institute looks at the impressionist’s work and depiction of motion with a collection of his paintings of ballet dancers and racing jockeys. (Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S Michigan Ave, 10:30am–5pm. Included in regular admission $14-$25)

Get some game

The weekend is over, but the fun doesn’t have to end. Keep your momentum going with Second City’s Improv All-Stars show. There’s nothing funnier than watching the super talented crew of vets play games to perfection with direction from improv legend Mick Napier. (UP Comedy Club, 230 W North Ave, 8pm. $17)

Weird out

Bring your favorite pip-squeak and even adult friends to Barrel of Monkeys’ exuberant long-running show, That’s Weird Grandma, which transforms grade school students’ work into hilarious, heartfelt stories onstage. (Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N Ashland Ave, 8pm. $12, kids under 12 $6)