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Sanctified Grumblers

9:30 p.m. at Hideout; $5

Eric Noden, best known for his resonator pickings with harpist Joe Filisko, combines forces with the late Devil in a Woodpile’s Rick Sherry to scratch their jug and ragtime itch a bit deeper. Expect more kazoo and foot-drum as opposed to the stand-up bass, PBR-swilling residencies of yore.

“Private Lives”

7:30 p.m. at Chicago Shakespeare Theater; $44-$75

Sometimes, you go on honeymoon with the love of your life. Sometimes, you go on honeymoon with the love of your life while both of you are married to other people. This Brit-wit classic, directed by the expert Gary Griffin, combines Noel Coward’s champagne-dry wit with the wettest of all romantic fantasies: There’s someone out there so perfect for you that you can’t stand him or her.

Whisky Passport Series

7 p.m. at Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro; $10

Curious about whisky? Let an expert (Sue Pitkin) show you the ropes with this tasting of three Speyside malts. Stick around to try some of the many other varieties available, not to mention the tasty Irish-inspired cuisine. Call (773) 248-3905 for reservations (recommended for the tasting).

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