Wednesday, January 28, 2015

This Weekend

  • Magic Hour: A Night for Magic at Mayne Stage

    Blues Fest comes early as Chicago greats come together for one night to honor recently deceased legend Magic Slim.

    Hit list: The who’s who of the local blues scene on stage is led by Eddy Clearwater, Billy Branch, and Lonnie Brooks.

    Tonight 7p. Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave., Rogers Park (773-381-4551). $25 here.

    Nearby: Act One Pub; JB Alberto’s Pizza; Heartland Cafe

  • Decadent Decade: Another ‘90s Party at Beauty Bar

    Bust out the Cavariccis while rocking '90s tunes from DJ Major Taylor, then get a feather duster from '90s hair stylists.

    Style points: RSVP for a free Old Style hosted bar from 9-10p, followed by $2 Old Style Tall Boys and $2 Jello shots.

    Sat 9p. Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago Ave., West Town (312- 226-8828). No cover.

    Nearby: Leopold; Five Star; Swim Cafe

  • Mix & Match: Drink of Wicker Park Bucktown Mixology Mashup

    Ten local bartenders battle to create “the drink of Wicker Park Bucktown” that captures the neighborhood’s spirit.

    Tending: Mixologists from The Savoy, Prasino, Fatpour, and Antique Taco will be on hand along with a live DJ.

    Tonight 6-9p. Dolphin, 2200 N. Ashland Ave., Bucktown (773-384-2672). $40 here.

    Nearby: Webster's Wine Bar; Pequod’s Pizza; Macku

  • The High Holiday: Easter Brunch at Weber Grill

    Roll in early for this Easter brunch special of bourbon glazed ham benedict, iron skillet hash, and firehouse eggs.

    Loiter hours: Enjoy half bottle pours of prosecco until 4p, when a dinner of wood-roasted leg of lamb is served.

    Sun 11:30a-2p. Weber Grill, 539 N. State St., Loop (312-467-9696).

    Nearby: Pops for Champagne; Grahamwich; Public House

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