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March 21, 2013|By Julia Borcherts, @JuliaBorcherts | For RedEye

EAT

DESCHUTES BEER DINNER
Cru Kitchen & Bar
25 E. Delaware Place 312-337-4001

Chef Alex Shalev starts you off with a small bites and beer reception. Then, take a seat for a three-course dinner paired with selections from the craft brewery including a seared scallop and braised pork cheek appetizer, hanger steak entree and a hot fudge ice cream sandwich for dessert. 6:30 p.m. $45. RSVP recommended.


DRINK

BOURBON & BEATS
Drumbar
201 E. Delaware Place 312-943-5000

Get down with DJ sets by Rob Ackroyd of Florence and the Machine and resident DJ Will Galvan—plus live music by Jonathan Marks of Hey Champ with special guests—at this new weekly penthouse party also featuring nearly 40 bourbons ($10-$125) and bourbon-based classic and specialty cocktails ($13). 7 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.

STARDUST PRESENTS: THE CHICAGO OUTFIT DERBY PROM
Berlin
954 W. Belmont Ave. 773-348-4975

Dress to impress at this bash where your purchase of a $3 Mini Tea cocktail benefits the roller derby team. Host Jenae pours complimentary champagne and beer (10 p.m.-midnight), DJs JD Samson and Alinka man the decks and additional drink specials include $2 PBRs, $3 Bacardi Bombs and more. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. $5-$7; no cover before 11 p.m. with RSVP at do312.com.


DO

CLEVER ALICE SPRING POP-UP SHOP
17 E. Pearson St. 312-972-1291

Freshen up your spring wardrobe with discounts of up to 75 percent on 34 brands including MC Planet, D. Brand men's and women's denim and 20 more that are being kept secret because they're currently in stores at full price. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. through March 30 (noon-5 p.m. Sunday).

BIKINI SHAKESPEARE: "THE TEMPEST"
Gorilla Tango Theatre
1919 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773-598-4549

A swimsuit-clad cast is washed ashore in this condensed version of Shakespeare's romantic dramedy about a sorcerer stranded on an island with his daughter who conjures a shipwreck in order to exact revenge on his scheming brother and help his daughter find true love. 9 p.m. $15. Tickets: gorillatango.com.

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