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The comedy scene in Chicago is huge. In fact, you can see shows live seven nights a week all over the city. Many of them come and go, but these four Chicago comedy staples always entertain, no matter when—and how often—you drop in for a show.

The Second City presents Afro-Futurism

The legendary Chicago comedy destination, The Second City, gets an entertaining dose of social and political commentary with the satirical revue, Afro-Futurism. Combining stand-up, sketch, music and performance, the production offers a multi-faceted view of the African-American perspective.

Spend Lunch with Jim Gaffigan on May 10

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 12:00 AM by Marc Muszynski

Jim Gaffigan Dad Is Fat

Internationally renowned comedian, actor and now author Jim Gaffigan swings by UP Comedy Club on May 10 for a noon book signing and Q & A to launch his new book, Dad Is Fat. If you can make the trip, you'll treated to an intimate look at a comedian who usually sells out theatres ten times the size of UP. Tickets include a copy of the book, which Jim will be signing after the show.

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