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  • Puffs of Doom will sell its goods at the inaugural Low-Line Market on Southport Avenue.
Puffs of Doom will sell its goods at the inaugural Low-Line Market on Southport… (Hilary Higgins/ For RedEye )
June 05, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

Low-Line Market

Southport Brown Line Station 3411 N. Southport Ave. 773-472-7171

Step off the train and into a new weekly commuter market featuring fruits, vegetables, dairy, meats, street food, sweets, baked goods and vegan and gluten-free treats from 15 local farmers and artisans, including pork producers C&D Family Farms and produce supplier Piedt Farms. 4-8 p.m. No cover.

DRINK

(Free!) Brave New Art World

River North Gallery District Franklin and Superior Streets

Grab a map from the corner table and head off for outdoor guerrilla street installations, performance art and events at 20 galleries including art exhibitions, live music, discussions, appetizers and desserts from 10 restaurants and dinner clubs, plus libations from Angel's Envy bourbon and Bow Truss coffee, plus Goose Island, Lagunitas and Flossmoor Station breweries. 5-8 p.m. Details: bravenewartworld.com.

DO

Chicago Women's Funny Festival

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

The second annual showcase kicks off with 80 stand-up, sketch, improv, musical, solo, burlesque and vaudeville performances featuring 400 local and national ladies of laughs—and a few men—on four stages. Thursday's 12-show lineup (8, 9 and 10 p.m.) concludes with a free "Matt Likes Girls" podcast taping (11 p.m.) with comedian Matt Riggs. Through Sunday. $14-$15. Tickets: chicagowomensfunnyfestival.com.

(Free!) Pop-Up Art Loop

Chicago Design Museum at Block 37 108 N. State St., third floor

See five installations in the new 17,000-square-foot space by designers Marian Bantjes, John Massey, Michael C. Place and Wolfgang Weingart and an optical illusion-based exhibition called "Re/View." Then, tour 10 additional galleries featuring visual art, wine and beer and a roving cellist. 5-8 p.m. Galleries: popupartloop.com.

"The Pride"

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

About Face Theatre ushers in LGBT Pride Month with this Olivier Award-winning, time-shifting dramedy—set in 1958 and 2008—about two love triangles and the consequences of both repression and liberation. 7:30 p.m. Through July 13. $20-$30; $15 for students. Tickets: aboutfacetheatre.com.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Tickets go on sale Thursday for the August 9 Glamorama benefit featuring Sheryl Crow and The Summer Set: macys.com/glamorama.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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