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By Ana Bolotin in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 26, 2008 5:03PM

Crew, Chicago’s “premier gay sports bar + grill” is hosting a presidential debate watch party tonight! Come for the points and counterpoints, stay for a nice beverage or two on the bar’s lovely patio … or for the crazy Frat Boy party, whichever’s more your bag.
4804 N Broadway, 8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Get a sneak peek at Justine Nagan’s new film, TYPEFACE, at AV-aerie tonight. The documentary offers a pretty compelling exploration of just what happens when rural tradition collides with contemporary urban design, all in the name of the very underrated art of printmaking. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres , and an auction to raise funds for the completion of the film all follow this advance screening.
2000 W Fulton, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

2008_09_Oktoberfest.gifBEER AND BRATS ... AND BEER
Slip on your lederhosen or whatever novelty German clothing items you’ve got around the house, and head out to OKTOBERFEST!! Usher in the fall with the three Bs: Beers, Brats, and – ok, only two words starting with B, but they really count for three when you consider how much fun you’ll have. The best part? The ‘fest starts tonight and runs right through Sunday!
3000 N Lincoln, Fri. 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sun. 12 p.m. – 9 p.m.