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The three things you need to know today: Tue, Apr 24

Julia Sweeney
Photograph: Timothy M. Schmidt Julia Sweeney

1. See SNL alumna and master storyteller Julia Sweeney try her hand at stand-up comedy as she debuts her new show, Julia Sweeney: Older and Wider, at UP Comedy Club. Tonight’s show is at 8pm and tickets start at $26.

2. Hear legendary documentary filmmaker Errol Morris talk about his new book The Ashtray (Or the Man Who Denied Reality), about philosophy and the nature of truth. The Chicago Humanities Festival presentation starts at 7pm tonight; tickets are $25.

3. Consider how the fights for LGBTQ rights and immigrant rights intersect at “Undocumented and Queer,” the latest program in the Chicago History Museum’s Out at CHM series. The event begins with a reception at 5:30pm; tickets are $20.

For more events, check in with Time Out throughout the day.

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