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Chicago Doomed & Stoned Festival and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

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click to enlarge Huntsmen is part of the lineup at this weekend's Chicago Doomed & Stoned Festival - AARON EHINGER
  • AARON EHINGER
  • Huntsmen is part of the lineup at this weekend's Chicago Doomed & Stoned Festival
There are plenty of shows, films, and concerts happening this week. Here's some of what we recommend:


Fri 6/1-Sun 6/3:
Everyone is doomed at Chicago Doomed & Stoned Festival. The acts performing share a musical aesthetic following "the post-Sabbath school of doom, drone, heavy psych, and stoner metal," writes the Reader's Monica Kendrick. 6 PM, Reggie's Rock Club, 2105 S. State, $20, $50 3 day passes, 17+

Fri 6/1-Sun 6/3: The four plays that make up Stories of the Body plumb the depths of women’s experiences as a Renaissance painter, a dancer, a sex worker, and Mother Teresa. Fri-Sat 7:30 PM, Sun 2 PM, the Ready, 4546 N. Western, 708-209-0183, theatre-y.com, free

Fri 6/1-Sun 6/3: Like Juno, Diablo Cody's Tully is a tale of motherhood and waning youth. Charlize Theron stars as a woman rescued from postpartum depression by a new friend. Directed by Jason Reitman. R, 96 min. Various times, various places

Fri 6/1-Sun 6/3:
"Waiting for Godot goes to the absurd heart of life on earth," writes the Reader's Tony Adler. Ireland’s Druid Theatre brings Samuel Beckett’s forever-relevant play to Chicago. Fri 7:45 PM, Sat 2:30 and 7:45 PM, Sun 2:30 PM, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand, 312-595-5600, chicagoshakes.com, $68-$88

Sat 6/2: Stanley Kubrick's 1987 film Full Metal Jacket screens in 35mm at the Music Box as part of its Filmworker series, a tribute to Leon Vitali, an actor who became Kubrick's right-hand man. 10:15 PM, Music Box, 3733 N. Southport, 773-871-6604, $11

Sat 6/2: Ric Wilson's new record BANBA lifts his community as it takes his hip-hop career higher. 7 PM, Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln, $20, $15 in advance, all ages

Sun 6/3: Pop-punk Philly band Wonder Years traveled the world to get closer to you on their new full-length Sister Cities. 5 PM, Concord Music Hall, 2047 N. Milwaukee, sold out, all-ages

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