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Black’s back

Grammy Award-winning comedian and “The Daily Show” veteran Lewis Black tackles current events, politics and the absurdities of life as part of his “Lewis Black: Goodbye Yeller Brick Road” tour that brings him to the Genesee Theatre, 203 N. Genesee St., Waukegan. Tickets start at $29. (847) 263-6300 or 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18

Immersive Titanic

“Titanic the Exhibition” consists of an immersive, hourlong, interactive tour of the ill-fated ocean liner, including images of the grand staircase, promenade deck, millionaire’s suite and boiler room. The indoor exhibition unfolds at Westfield Old Orchard, 4963 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie. Tickets: adults start at $29.50; seniors and students start at $25.50; kids start at $22. Friday, Feb. 16, through April 21

A comedy with music

Thompson Street Opera Company brings the one-hour comedy with music “We’ve Got Our Eye on You,” by Nigerian-American composer Nkeiru Okoye and librettist David Cote, to City Lit Theater, 1020 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago. Inspired by a Greek myth about three sisters — The Graeae — who share a single eye. In this iteration, the sisters are nearsighted business women who take turns being seduced by a sexy barista. $15-$30. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17 and 23-24, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 and 25

“Dog Barking” by Danish artist Sif Itona Westerberg is among the works on display at the Driehaus Museum. Courtesy of David Stjernholm

Soul mates inspires Driehaus exhibition

The Driehaus Museum, 40 E. Erie St., Chicago, presents the first solo U.S. museum exhibition of Danish artist Sif Itona Westerberg. “Sif Itona Westerberg: Twin Flame, Double Ruin” is inspired by the Greek myth of soul mates, a body divided into two parts fated to forever yearn and search for its reflection. As part of her work, Westerberg transforms “common industrial materials such as aerated concrete into delicate, sensitive surfaces engraved with the retellings of ancient lore.” Adults $20, seniors $15, students $15. Friday, Feb. 16, through April 14

Sweet soul

R&B singer/songwriter Gerald McClendon headlines The Venue, 21 S. Broadway, Aurora. Known in Chicago as “the soul keeper,” McClendon performs classics by Otis Redding, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, The Chi-Lites, Stevie Wonder and others. $25. 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16

Blade Runner’ in concert

The Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, Chicago, kicks off its new Auditorium Philms Concert Series featuring screenings of classic films whose scores are played live by members of the Chicago Philharmonic. The inaugural film “Blade Runner” will play in its entirety while an 11-piece chamber orchestra plays Vangelis’ futuristic scores. Tickets start at $59. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17

Chicago a cappella performs works by British composers as part of its “Cambridge Concert” program. Courtesy of Chicago a cappella

A cappella, British-style

For those who set their alarms for 5 a.m. to watch King Charles’ coronation, Chicago a cappella has something for you. As part of its “Cambridge Concert” program, the ensemble performs choral works by British composers Benjamin Britten, Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Byrd and others, including American composer Grace Brigham, winner of HerVoice initiative, a global competition for emerging female a cappella choral music composers. $48 preferred seating, $38 general seating. 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Grace Lutheran Church, 7300 Division St., River Forest; 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Ave., Evanston; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at St. Michael Catholic Church, 310 S. Wheaton Ave., Wheaton; and 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at St. Josaphat Church, 2311 N. Southport Ave., Chicago

Les Mis’ alum in concert

The Barricade Boys, a quartet made up of “Les Miserables” alumni from the London production, perform pop, opera and Broadway songs at The McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. The program includes selections from such musicals as “Phantom of the Opera,” “Miss Saigon,” “Jersey Boys” and “Les Misérables,” along with hits by Queen, Elton John and The Beatles. $60-$70. (630) 942-4000 or 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18

C’est magique

Described as one of the world’s greatest “magiciennes,” award-winning, Paris-based magician Alexandra Duvivier, daughter of famous French magician Dominique Duvivier, brings her production “Extraordinaire!” to The Rhapsody Theater, 1328 W. Morse Ave., Chicago. $30-$75. Thursday, Feb. 22, through March 9

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