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George Clinton and more of the best things to do in Chicago this weekend

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There are plenty of shows, films, and concerts happening this weekend. Here's some of what we recommend:

Fri 7/13-Sun 7/15: Chicago Shakespeare’s Peter Pan is a soaring delight for both kids and adults. 11 AM and 2 PM, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 800 E. Grand, 312-595-5600,, $22-$34

Fri 7/13-Sun 7/15: The film Leave No Trace approaches homelessness on the most intimate terms. Various times, various locations

Fri 7/13:
Jayhawks front man Gary Louris reconnects with his band to tackle songs he’s written with and for others. 8 PM, Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport, $26-$60, 17+

Fri 7/13-Sun 7/15: In the film Three Identical Strangers, "[Tim] Wardle tells the incredible true story of three 19-year-old men in New York, all adopted as children and complete strangers to each other, who discovered that they were triplets and had been separated at birth by a prominent Jewish adoption agency," writes the Reader's J.R. Jones. Various times, various locations

Fri 7/13-Sun 7/15: After 139 years, Pirates of Penzance is still a satisfying combination of sweet and salty. Fri 7:30 PM, Sat 3 and 7:30 PM, Sun 3 PM, Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, 773-327-5252,, $16, $9 students and seniors

Sat 7/14: Tuareg singer and guitarist Bombino reinforces his connection to Africa with his bristling new album, Deran. 8:15 PM, South Stage, Square Roots Festival, Lincoln between Montrose and Wilson, $10 suggested donation, $5 suggestion donation for seniors and kids, $20 suggested donation for families, all-ages

Sun 7/15:
Before retiring from the road, George Clinton brings the funk to Chicago one more time. 4:30 PM, Petrillo Music Shell, Taste of Chicago, $18-$50, all-ages

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