Move It Like Murray: Are you a Steve Zissou, or more of a Phil Connors? Fancy yourself a Peter Venkman, maybe? Whatever the case, get dressed up as your favorite Bill Murray character and head down to the Bottom Lounge FRIDAY for their Bill Murray Dance Party, where a cadre of DJs will spin tunes sure to bring out your inner Bob Wiley. Free. 9:00 p.m.
Art Extravaganza: FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY, Merchandise Mart will host Artopolis, an impossibly huge salute to art, antiques, and culture. There'll be talks, exhibits, and lots of people wearing really cool glasses. $20 daily and $25 three-day passes available here. 11:00 a.m.
Finding Love: Found Magazine founder Davy Rothbart's dedicated his life to finding cool stuff. But all his cross-country zig-zagging's left him without a mate, a void he explores in the new documentary My Heart Is an Idiot. Rothbart talks pairing off with the likes of Zooey Deschanel, Ira Glass, Newt Gingrich, and his own mother in the flick, which has its Chicago premiere at Intuit SATURDAY. $10 tickets available at the door. 7:00 p.m.
Positive Vibes: A tribute to good parentage, Femi Kuti—son of Afrobeat legend Fela, and a star in his own right—will bring his Positive Force to Metro SATURDAY. Like his dad, the younger Kuti really come alive onstage, so if you're looking to spend your Saturday night dancing, you know what to do. $24 tickets available here. 8:00 p.m.
Favorite Uncle: "SNL" vet Tim Meadows joins Second City mainstays Brad Morris and Joe Canale in "Uncle's Brother," a longform improv show that returns to iO Chicago's Del Close Theater SUNDAY. Despite that whole "Ladies Man" thing, Meadows is one funny dude, and he's very much at home on any improv stage in town. $10 tickets available here. 10:00 p.m.
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