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The Weekly Guide: How The Second City comedians enjoy the weekend

The Blagojevich retrial kicked off on Wednesday. That has some Chicagoans anticipating a few politically-inspired chuckles.

Tim Robinson
and Edgar Blackmon star in The Second City’s latest production South Side of Heaven. It plays every nigth except Mondays on Main Stage. Robinson plays Mayor Daley and Blackmon is Mayor-elect Emanuel. The production is a hit. But what do Tim and Edgar do to keep the laughs going off stage?

They spoke to host Alison Cuddy for the latest installment of The Weekly Guide.

Tim and Edgar's List:

At 6 p.m. Mask of Sanity: Psychological Horror Films at Gene Siskel Film Center: Deliverance
At 7:30 p.m. Bel Biv Devoe at Arie Crown Theater
At 8 p.m. Greensky Bluegrass at The Kinetic Playground

KidsWork Museum in Frankfurt, IL
At Midnight The Late Live Show at The Second City’s de Maat Studio Theater

Music Button: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, "Ako Ba Ho", from the CD The Vodoun Effect, (Analog Africa)

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