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  • La Sirena Clandestina launches a new Monday night party called "La Dolce Vita."
La Sirena Clandestina launches a new Monday night party called "La… (Lenny Gilmore/RedEye )
April 19, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Carrot Prix Fixe

Sola 3868 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-327-3868

Spring has sprung at the North Center restaurant where chef Carol Wallack serves up a three-course dinner featuring curried carrot-parsnip soup; scallops with carrot-ginger puree, edamame, chanterelles and soy-chili vinaigrette; and a carrot-pineapple cake with ginger cream cheese frosting and carrot syrup. Add wine pairings for $15 more. 5-9 p.m. $30.

DRINK

La Dolce Vita

La Sirena Clandestina 954 W. Fulton Market 312-226-5300

Step back into the world of Paris' underground Latin Quarter clubs—circa 1960—with a hand-shaken daiquiri ($11), late-night bites such as Cachorro Quente (Brazilian-style hot dog with fixings; $8), Latin-themed wax tracks by DJ Joe Bryl and live music by Los Inmortales de Chicago featuring Poi Dog Pondering's Frank Orrall and others. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. No cover.

DO

KRS-One

The Shrine 2109 S. Wabash Ave. 312-753-5700

The Bronx-based, Jamaican-American hip-hop legend—who's also the founder of rap's Stop the Violence Movement—takes the stage for a live set. Reggae artists Mykal Rose of Black Uhuru and Sister Carol also perform with live bands and DJs Shon Dervis and Papa G round out the night. 8 p.m. $30. Tickets: theshrinechicago.com.

Green Graffiti

Whole Foods Lincoln Park 1550 N. Kingsbury St. 312-587-0648

Contribute your creativity to a reclaimed wood community art piece, view moss graffiti art pieces and sip hosted wine and beer from Candid Wines and Wild Blossom Meadery at this Earth Day event which benefits Rebuilding Exchange. Be one of the first 75 to RSVP (MW.KBS.Marketing@wholefoods.com) and take home a shopping bag or just drop in. 6-8 p.m. $5.

100 Proof Comedy

ComedySportz 929 W. Belmont Ave. 773-549-8080

Chicago comedian Sherman Edwards—who recently appeared in the HBO Go streaming series "Single Long," the Just for Laughs Chicago festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival—headlines a showcase which also features local jokesters Alexandra Tsarpalas, Martin Morrow, Kevin Pomeroy, Ryan Walker, Jason Earl Folks and host Cody Melcher. 9 p.m. $10.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Bucktown boutique Riley (1659 N. Damen Ave.) will close at the end of May, which translates to big discounts on men's and women's apparel.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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