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Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

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April 15, 2012|By Julia Borcherts, For RedEye


Up in smoke

Smoke Daddy, 1804 W. Division St. 773-772-6656

Even if Uncle Sam disagrees, you still can get a tax refund Monday. Order anything on the menu at this Wicker Park barbecue joint, including an $8.95 pulled pork or smoked sliced brisket sandwich, and they'll take the tax off your bill. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Spring training

The Rosebud, 1500 W. Taylor St. 312-942-1117

Spring into spring Italian-style with chef Michael Ponzio as he demonstrates preparations for a seasonal classic Italian menu including spring vegetable salad, mushroom risotto, lamb chop oreganato and biscotti di San Martino, and you sample the results with wine pairings. 7-9:30 p.m. $55.


Flap your wings

Evil Olive, 1551 W. Division St. 773-235-9100

Get down with your bad self at the Porn and Chicken: Spring Break dance party, which features $3 Old Style tallboys (add a well whiskey shot for $4 more), sets by guest DJs Adam Darby, Jelo and Deekline and resident DJs Orville Kline, The Sleepers and Phives, plus scandalous behavior all night and free chicken while it lasts. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. $10; free before midnight with RSVP:


Gone in 60 seconds

Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-871-3000

Short attention span? You won't have time to get restless at the One-Minute Play Festival, which includes nearly 100 quick comedies and dramas commissioned from 50 established and emerging playwrights including Ike Holter ("Hit the Wall"), Joel Drake Johnson ("Four Places") and Caitlin Montanye Parrish ("A Twist of Water"). 7:30 p.m. $15.

Chuckles for charity

Playground Theater, 3209 N. Halsted St. 773-871-3793

Rock 'n' roll improv ensemble Rhythm Method—which includes six performers, two guitars and a bandolier of harmonicas—aim to use their power for good as they take the stage for a BYOB comedy show with improv troupe Bella and an opening act to benefit ChicagoWomen's HealthCenter. 8 p.m. $5.


Register for Clandestino's April 22 "WTF" BYOB pop-up dinner, which features six courses served backward:


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