4 Great Things Not to Be Missed

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“PASS OVER” > JUNE 1JULY 9 Only at The Step­pen­wolf Theatre can you find this sort of in­cen­di­ary reimag­in­ing of “Wait­ing for Godot.” In this play, au­thor An­toinette Nwandu uses pop cul­ture, his­toric and re­li­gious ref­er­ences to make a pow­er­ful (and at times hi­lar­i­ous) state­ment about race, vi­o­lence and the sys­temic in­jus­tices that plague so­ci­ety to­day. Tick­ets start at $20. 1650 N. Hal­sted St. 312.335.1650, step­pen­wolf.org

DO DIVI­SION STREET FEST AND SIDE­WALK SALE > JUNE 24 Live mu­sic and DJs plus in­cred­i­ble shop­ping make this soiree a sum­mer es­sen­tial. Divi­sion St. be­tween Ash­land Ave. and Leavaitt St., do-di­vi­sion­street­fest.com

RIBFEST CHICAGO > JUNE 911 This an­nual food fair is def­i­nitely good to the bone: more than 15 bar­beque ven­dors (last year, smoke stars like The Smoke Daddy and BBQ King Smoke­house turned out), a rib-eat­ing con­test and even in­flat­able toys and ac­tiv­i­ties for tots have made Ribfest a crowd fa­vorite. $5 sug­gested do­na­tion. The in­ter­sec­tion of Lin­coln Ave., Da­men Ave. and Irv­ing Park Rd. 773.525.3609, ribfest-chicago.com

RANDOLPH STREET MARKET > JUNE 2425 A shop­ping sta­ple ev­ery sum­mer, this monthly market is back, fea­tur­ing more than 300 ven­dors dis­play­ing ev­ery­thing from fur­ni­ture and house­wares to vin­tage cloth­ing, jewelry and ar­ti­facts, all sprawled out over eight acres of in­door and out­door shop­ping space. $8 gen­eral ad­mis­sion on­line, $10 at the gate. 1340 W. Washington Blvd., 312.666.1200, ran­dolph­street­mar­ket.com

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