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  • The Call hosts a 12 Martinis of Christmas event.
The Call hosts a 12 Martinis of Christmas event. (Chuan D. Vo/For RedEye )
December 18, 2012|By Julia Borcherts for RedEye

EAT

Apocalyptic Prix Fixe

Chez Moi 2100 N. Halsted St. 773-871-2100

Whether or not you're convinced that the world ends this week, you can sample the Kiss It Goodbye three-course prix-fixe dinner ($39), with such choices as Scottish salmon en croute and roasted rack of pork—and wash it down with a $12.21 Au Revoir martini. 5-10 p.m.

DRINK

Partridge In A Glass

The Call 1547 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. 773-334-2525

You can drink your carols during the 12 Absolut Martinis of Christmas event, which features a dozen $12 themed Absolut vodka cocktails, such as the apple-flavored 10 Lords A-Leaping, Three French Hens made with grapefruit vodka and, of course, A Partridge in a Pear Tree with pear vodka. 4 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

Meet Your Bears

Park Tavern 1645 W. Jackson Blvd. 312-243-4276

Bears player Lance Briggs joins Laurence Holmes of The Score (WSCR-AM 670) from 7-8:30 p.m. for a live broadcast of the Miller Lite Top Draft show (6-10 p.m.), which features prize giveaways—including Bears tickets—and $3 Miller Lite tall drafts. No cover.

DO

(Free!) Dreams of Jack White

Stage 773 1225 W. Belmont Ave. 773-327-5252

Jump on the roller coaster of life with Chicagoan Jen Bosworth, whose solo show, "Why Not Me: Love, Cancer ... and Jack White," explores her poignant and humorous experiences as she attempts to cope with family illnesses and deaths by day while musician Jack White invades her dreams at night. 8 p.m. Donations accepted for The Kellogg Cancer Center and Midwest Hospice and Palliative Care.

Twisted Throwback

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

Head back to the ’80s at "Miami Nice: A 'Golden Girls' Musical," a gender-bending parody of the classic TV show in which the ladies are thrust into the blood-soaked underworld of a cocaine ring while trying to land Dorothy a date. 7:30 p.m. $15.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Epic Burger's Gold Coast location (40 E. Pearson St.) celebrates its first anniversary. Follow them on Facebook or Twitter to score a $1 shake with a sandwich purchase.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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