There are 88 days of summer left. Not like you’re counting.
Boys of Summer
What: Multimedia art exhibit of guy-focused works by Nick Cave, James Gobel, Zane Lewis, and more.
Why: In the mood for dude.
When: Thru Aug. 2. Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Aug. by appointment.)
Where: Monique Meloche Gallery, 118 N. Peoria St., b/t Washington Blvd. & Randolph St. (312-455-0299).
What: Tracy Letts’s world premiere comedy about friendships forged in an Uptown donut shop.
Why: You’ll feel hole again.
When: Thru Aug. 17. Tues.-Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 3 & 7:30 p.m. (Sun. evenings thru July 27; also select Wed. matinees at 2 p.m.)
Where: Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St., at North Ave. (312-335-1650).
Funk It Up About Nothin’
What: Original hip-hop adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing has six MCs and a DJ.
Why: Get your Shake on.
When: Thru Aug. 3. Wed. & Thurs., 7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 7 & 9:30 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.
Where: Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Navy Pier, 800 E. Grand Ave., at Lake Shore Dr. (312-595-5600).
Dark Corners: Film Noir from the Fox Archive
What: Series of moody crime movies from the ’40s and ’50s including Fallen Angel and Laura.
Why: Back to black.
When: Thru July 2. Fallen, Sat., 4:45 p.m. & July 2, 6 p.m.; Laura, Fri., 6 p.m. & Sat., 3 p.m. Schedule at siskelfilmcenter.org.
Where: Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., at Randolph St. (312-846-2800).
House of Sole Summer Sale
What: Up to 40 percent off spring/summer styles from Chie Mihara, Corso Como, Paco Gil, Cydwoq, and others.
Why: Think on your feet.
When: Fri.-July 6. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1237 S. Michigan Ave., b/t Roosevelt Rd. & 13th St. (312-834-0909).