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By Maria Murzyn
Begin your weekend on Friday night, 1/20 at the "$5 Documentary Film Festival" at the Madison Street Theatre, 1010 Madison St. in Oak Park. Come see "Inquiring Nuns" Friday night at 7pm and again on Saturday, 1/21 at 2pm. This is a wonderful doc which details two nuns' exploration of Chicago in the late 1960s and their asking people "are you happy?". I've seen it, and its a heartwarming look at peopl'es concerns and hopes. Also on Saturday, at 7pm, see "Graveyard Shorts" and "Something Better Somewhere Else" which also screens on Sunday, 1/22 at 2pm. See the attached clips to sample these great documentaries. Also, the director of "Something..." is an Oak Parker. Info at 708-524-1892.
Also on Saturday night, 1/21, it's "3rd Saturday CoffeeHouse & Open Mic Night" at Unity Temple, 875 Lake St. Featured artist, "Haiku Master, Randy Brooks". 7:30pm is sign-up, 8pm is Open Mic, and, at 9pm hear Randy. Donation of $3 - $5. Info at 708-660-9376.
Healy's West Side, 7321 Madison St. in Forest Park invites you to their "Chili Cook-Off for Charity" which benefits Opportunity Knocks, a non-profit organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities (www.opportunityknocksnow.org ). The event is on Saturday, 1/21 from 2 - 4pm and a suggested donation of $20 will get you appetizers, choice of chilis, drink specials and the NFC and AFC Championship games. Chili is prepared by celebrity chefs.
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