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By Amy Mikel in Arts & Entertainment on Nov 26, 2008 7:15PM

2008_11_26_turkeyballs.JPGFood & Drink
If you have plans to be in or near Huntley, IL today, may we interest you in the 26th annual Huntley Turkey Testicle Festival? The party, hosted by local establishment Parkside Pub, runs the entire day and into the late, late night; providing food, live music and plenty of opportunities to try fried turkey balls. The Daily Herald helps out with a pun-filled top-ten list of the types of fun that can be found at the party.
Parkside Pub,11721 E. Main St., Huntley, IL, 11/26, 11 a.m. – early Thanksgiving morning, $10, call (847) 669-8496 for more info.

A documentary called Passion & Power: The Technology of Orgasm will be enjoying its Chicago premiere Friday at the Gene Siskel Film Center. The film focuses on the history of the vibrator in relation to feminine sexuality, from the earliest medical uses of electricity in the 19th century to its 1970’s modern incarnation.
Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N State St., premiere 11/28 @ 7:00 p.m., $9, check schedule for a full listing of film dates and times.

All RiSE Gallery continues its Weekend Fling series with Dope Show, featuring site-specific latex paintings by former U.S. Maple guitarist/current D. Rider frontman Todd Rittmann and collages by Jeff Tady.
1370 W. Grand Ave., Opening reception 11/28, 7-10 p.m., Exhibit Hours: 11/29 & 11/30 11-6 p.m., Free

On December 1st, 1958, a tragic fire at Our Lady of the Angels elementary and middle school in Humboldt Park took the lives of 3 nuns and 92 students. To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the fire, WTTW will be airing their Emmy-winning documentary and account of the event, Angels Too Soon. If you miss the show, consider picking up the book, written by Illinois journalists David Cowan and John Kuenster.
WTTW Channel 11, 11/26, 10:00 p.m.

Image via the Huntley Blog