Eat Drink Do

May 30, 2012|By Samantha Nelson, For RedEye

EAT

BEAT IT

Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph Drive 312-334-7777

Soak up some culture on your lunch break by catching a performance from the Chicago Academy for the Arts Repertory Dance Company at "Eat to the Beat." Bring your own food, or grab something from one of the food trucks parked outside. $5. Noon.

DRINK

MIXED UP

Society Art Gallery, 2140 W. Fulton St.312-523-6128

Meet someone new at monthly networking bash #MIXANDMINGLE. The party includes an open bar and appetizers, plus live music and a D.J. $10. 7 p.m.-midnight. Tickets: urbanfetes.com

DO

HAVE A GAY OLD TIME

iO Chicago, 3541 N. Clark St. 773-880-0199

Kick off Gay Pride Month with Qweirdo, iO's reoccurring showcase of Chicago gay comedians and improvisers. A portion of ticket sales benefit the Broadway Youth Center. $10. 10 p.m. Tickets: chicago.ioimprov.com

STAGE MAGIC

Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-598-4549

Not your typical magic show, "Now and at the Hour" is the semi-autobiographical tale of a boy raised by a schizophrenic father who retreats into a world of magic. $15. 7:30 p.m. Tickets: gorillatango.com

RUNWAY READY

Tantrik, 800 W. Superior St. 773-772-2772

Check out the latest looks from Chicago boutiques M. GO Fashion Company, Le Thrift, and Nexxt Fashion Studio at the fourth annual Spring Fashion Show. The outdoor bash includes appetizers from Tavernita, a hosted bar (7-8 p.m.) and live salsa music. $25-$50. Tickets: mgospring2012.eventbrite.com

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Tickets are on sale now for the June 13 Goose Island Brewmaster's Dinner at schubas.com.

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