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Things to Do in Lincoln Park and Old Town Wednesday

By Emily Morris | December 11, 2013 6:43am
 The Intel pop-up store at 901 W. Armitage Ave. will be around until Jan. 25.
The Intel pop-up store at 901 W. Armitage Ave. will be around until Jan. 25.
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CHICAGO — Thinking of braving the cold to find something to do? Indoor activities like a documentary screening, a storytelling competition, some free mac and cheese or maybe a movie night might help beat both the frigid weather and Wednesday night boredom.


"I Am Divine" at Facets Cinematheque, 1517 W. Fullerton Ave., screenings at 7 and 9 p.m.

Jeffrey Schwarz's documentary tells the story of drag celebrity Divine, who grew up as Harris Glenn Milstead in Baltimore before being catapulted to stardom. The film features interviews with John Waters, Ricki Lake and Holly Woodlawn, among others. The documentary plays at Facets through Thursday.


The Chicago Moth GrandSLAM Championship at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., 8 p.m.

The Moth, a nonprofit organization dedicated to telling stories, hosts a competition to determine Chicago's storytelling champion. Tickets are $17, and the show is restricted to those 18 and older.

The rest

Wild Card Wednesday at Intel Experience Store, 901 W. Armitage Ave., store hours 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

Intel's Lincoln Park pop-up shop said it's featuring an "Hour of Code" free tutorial to teach tips in tech coding. There will also be free macaroni and cheese and tater tots from Burger Bar. In the morning from 8-11 a.m., the shop offers free coffee from CityGrounds.

Indoor movie night

For anyone who plans to bolt themselves inside after work or school, a holiday-themed movie night might help pass the time. Grab "Home Alone," "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" or another seasonal classic, make some hot cocoa and pile on the covers, everyone.