Chicago’s famous comedy troupe debuted its 102nd revue, dubbed Depraved New World, this weekend. Four new cast members join the ensemble for a laugh-out-loud improv show that covers topics from blind dates to e-mail scams. Call 312-337-3992 or visit secondcity.com for $23 tickets. 1616 N. Wells St.
Monday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
After debuting a revamped Japonais earlier this year to much fanfare, the resto introduces a lunch menu this week. For a light lunch, choose sushi or the pork kakuni buns with braised pork belly and pickled vegetables. The duck confit fried rice is a hearty entrée option, especially if you start with oysters or Maine lobster from the raw bar. 600 W. Chicago Ave., 312-822-9600
The Chicago Public Library gets support with a new fundraiser this weekend.
Friday, April 4, 7-11 p.m.
The Chicago Public Library Foundation’s Junior Board is giving book-lovers a unique chance to be loud in a library with its inaugural Night in the Stacks fundraising event. Guests can enjoy cocktails inspired by famous authors and created by Analogue mixologists, as well as hors d’oeuvres and music, atop the Harold Washington Library in the Winter Garden. Visit cplfoundation.org for $100 tickets. 400 S. State St., 312-747-4300
DL1961 created a new style of jeans exclusively for Trunk Club.
Denim label DL1961 teamed up with Chicago-based menswear service Trunk Club this month to debut an exclusive style that’s only available to Trunk Club users. The jeans use DLX technology to keep their shape and stay comfortable throughout the day, and are available in a dark wash, straight leg style. 325 W. Ohio St., 312-801-7200