Are you the type who harbors fantasies of running away and joining the circus? Ringling Bros. is hosting an open casting call at Joffrey Tower in search of new clowns for their traveling show. No experience required.
At the Portage Theater, the Northwest Chicago Film Society presents a screening of Anthony Mann's 1996 western The Chase, starring Marlon Brando and Jane Fonda.
Jazz trio Chives, who Peter Margasak calls "a limber group, and the rhythm section brings elasticity and bounce to the alternately airy and driving grooves," stops by Jerry's in Wicker Park. Treehouse opens.
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