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Pioneering French-Swiss film director, writer, and critic Jean-Luc Godard passed away in September, and the Gene Siskel Film Center swiftly put together Au Revoir, Godard, a presentation of three Godard-directed favorites from his 60s work. Tonight’s feature, 1960’s À bout de souffle (which literally translates from French as “out of breath”) is more commonly known in America as Breathless, a crime drama and visual masterpiece that is often found on lists of the best films ever made. Breathless will be screened digitally tonight at 5:30 PM; tickets are available at the Film Center’s website. And if you can’t get enough Godard, you can return to the Siskel Film Center Thursday night at 8:30 PM for a screening of Band of Outsiders, Godard’s 1964 feature starring Anna Karina. (SCJ)

The Chicago Public Library Foundation both directly supports the work of our city’s public libraries with financial gifts and also hosts events that engage library patrons and support Chicago’s big community of writers and creative workers. This year’s Library Foundation Awards revolved around the theme of “bold storytelling,” and honorees Tony Kushner (Pulitzer winner for his play Angels in America), chef Rick Bayless, and Chicago historian Shermann “Dilla” Thomas were presented with honors at a reception that took place earlier this year. Tonight the foundation presents the award ceremony for free viewing through its website and YouTube channel; go to at 6 PM to watch the program hosted by journalist and news legend Bill Kurtis. (SCJ)

If you’re looking for a spooky good weeknight party, look no further than Fortune at the Hideout (1354 W. Wabansia). Break out the costumes—or just your freakiest duds—to catch DJs Blesstonio, Zeetus Lapetus, and Ayeeo. Jaxxx will be your host for the evening, while Egypt Bfree will be on hand providing tarot readings. (If you’ve gone to past installments of Fortune, this is in lieu of the party’s typical tattoo raffle!) While anyone and everyone is welcome, this event centers BIPOC, queer, and trans people. It’s hosted in an ADA accessible space, and proof of vaccination is required to attend. You must be 21 or older to attend, and the event starts at 9:30 PM. Tickets are $10. (MC)


Bandcamp Fridays are back again—at least for the rest of 2022

It’s been four months since we’ve had a Bandcamp Friday. In case you’ve somehow forgotten, Bandcamp introduced them shortly after COVID-19 eliminated stateside touring in March 2020, and they’ve since become something of a tradition, helping countless musicians make ends meet without their usual road money. For the 24 hours of each Bandcamp Friday, the…