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The film Sorry to Bother You and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week

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


Mon 7/23: Iconic trombonist Willie Colón brings his Nuyorican sounds to Millennium Park. 6:30 PM, Pritzker Pavillon, Millennium Park, Michigan and Randolph, free, all-ages

Mon 7/23-Thu 7/26: Two of the year's best movies, Blindspotting and Sorry to Bother You, come rocketing out of Oakland, California, both exploring not just race relations in America but the class tensions often obscured by race.

Tue 7/24: Raw Chicago trio No Men bask in horror movies and pray for doom. 8:30 PM, Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western, $5, 21+

Wed 7/25: Caleb Willitz perpetually refines his pensive folk-rock sound by working with some of Chicago's strongest improvisers. 9 PM, Cafe Mustache, 2313 N. Milwaukee, $5, 21+

Thu 7/26: Budding Atlanta rapper Lil Baby figures it out as he goes along on his studio debut, Harder Than Ever. 7:30 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison, $45-$140, all-ages

Thu 7/26: Eclipse Theatre's year of Inge continues with a poignant Bus Stop, in which strangers stranded in a cafe are forced to reexamine their lives. 7:30 PM, Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport, 773-935-6875, $35, $25 students and seniors

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