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  • 'Oral' pushes comics to put their best stories forward

    'Oral' pushes comics to put their best stories forward
    To hear Peter Kim describe his parents' courtship (funny, intricate, delirious) and their subsequent marriage (brutal and violent) is to witness a master storyteller at work. Full of detail about Korean culture and the Korean diaspora to Paraguay in the 1970s, the story was told with such specificity that it wasn't hard to form a mental picture of the strange affair, including an image of his rat of a father, glamorously shaking his feathered hair out of motorcycle helmet.
  • 8 acts not to miss at this year's Chicago Improv Fest

    8 acts not to miss at this year's Chicago Improv Fest
    With more than 150 performances running at theaters throughout the city from April 20-26, deciding what shows to see during the 18th annual Chicago Improv Festival can seem overwhelming–especially since so many of the acts are from little-known...

    Booze and improv flow in 'Hitch*Cocktails'

    Booze and improv flow in 'Hitch*Cocktails'
    It begins with an audience suggestion, as most improv shows do. Asked to name an unusual fear, someone calls out "sinking ships," resulting in a screwy nautical-themed (mostly) cohesive thriller loosely inspired — very, very, very loosely inspired...

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Wednesday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    A beer dinner, $10 wine flights and more things to do in Chicago on Wednesday, April 1.  EAT 10-Year Anniversary D.O.C. Wine Bar 2602 N. Clark St. 773-883-5101 The Lincoln Park spot celebrates by serving $10 butcher boards, which feature a...

    Stand-up Scene: In Lakeview, the most comedy per capita

    Stand-up Scene: In Lakeview, the most comedy per capita
    Ahh, Lakeview. Home to nearly 100,000 Chicagoans, mostly apartment dwellers who live tightly like sardines (albeit the kind of sardines who do shots of Jeppson’s Malort at 4 a.m. bars) but are in turn rewarded with stunning lake views. It is also...