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Things to Do in Lincoln Park and Old Town Thursday

By Josh McGhee | April 24, 2014 8:09am
 Demetri Martin performs stand-up tonight at Lincoln Hall.
Demetri Martin performs stand-up tonight at Lincoln Hall.
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Demetri Martin Live at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., 7 and 10 p.m.

The stand-up comedian rose to fame performing in New York City before being hired as a writer on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" before starring in his own television series "Important Things with Demetri Martin." Levi Macdougall will also perform. Tickets for the 21-and-over show are $35.

Harmonica Dunn Presents: J Livi & the Party at the Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted Ave., 8 p.m.

The Chicago-based brass band plays nothing but funk and hip-hop. Tickets for the 21-and-older show are $5.

Navigating the Steel Barrio: the Making of Mexican South Chicago at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., 5:45 p.m.

Michael Innis-Jimenez of the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa explains the making of Mexican South Chicago in this Urban History Seminar. The event costs $25 and includes dinner, the program and parking. Reception starts at 5:45 p.m., dinner at 6:15 p.m. Program begins at 7 p.m. Advance registration requested.

High School Sports

Latin School Romans

Tennis vs. Elgin Academy at Waveland Park Tennis Courts, 1860 N. Cannon Drive., 4:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. Whitney Young at Latin School Gym, 59 W. North Blvd., 5:30 p.m.

Soccer vs. Ridgewood High School at the Lakefront Challenge, 1860 N. Cannon Drive, 4:30 p.m.

Softball at Chicago International Charter School/Northtown Academy, 3900 W. Peterson Ave., 4:30 p.m.

Women's Water Polo vs. Marian Catholic High School at Greg Baker Pool, 1860 N. Cannon Drive, 5 p.m.

Francis W. Parker Colonels Soccer at Elgin Academy, 350 Park St., Elgin, 4:30 p.m.