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  • Bridgeport's Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar starts the week off with a free Korean-Polish barbecue.
Bridgeport's Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar starts… (Jason Little/For RedEye )
June 07, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye

EAT

(Free!) Korean-Polish BBQ

Maria's Community Bar & Packaged Goods 960 W. 31st St. 773-890-0588

Head to the patio for a cookout featuring complimentary Polish sausage, kimchee and more while they last and celebrate the release of Lumpen magazine issue #120 and the debut of sister publication Cholo—both free—which you can peruse with the Monday Margarita of the Moment, which this week is a $7 passion fruit margarita. 5:30-7:30 p.m.

DRINK

2nd Story

Webster's Wine Bar 1480 W. Webster Ave. 773-868-0608

Grab an optional $10 wine flight and settle in for the company's season finale featuring true tales with musical accompaniment by local writer-performers Julie Ganey, Senyo Ador, Margaret Marion and Coya Paz, each prefaced with short-short stories from Wyl Villacres, Nick Ward, Stephanie Chavara and Dion Walton. 7 p.m. $15-$20. Tickets: 2ndstory.com.

Porn and Chicken

Evil Olive 1551 W. Division St. 773-235-9100

Check your inhibitions—and your clothes, if you like—at the door for this anything-goes party featuring $3 Old Style Lights, $3 Old Style 16-ounce cans and $7 well whiskey and tallboy combos, free chicken 'til it's gone and beats by guest DJ Chris B and residents Orville Kline, Phives and The Sleepers. 10 p.m.-4 a.m. $7; no cover before 11 p.m. with RSVP: do312.com.

DO

'Treats'

Redtwist Theatre 1044 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. 773-728-7529

As a companion to its late-night Dark Red series, the company launches an off-night program, More Red, which kicks off with this comedy by British playwright Christopher Hampton about a recently dumped jerk who attempts to insinuate himself into his ex-girlfriend's new relationship. 7:30 p.m. Through July 8. $20; $15 for students. Tickets: redtwist.org.

Kate Boy

Schubas Tavern 3159 N. Southport Ave. 773-525-2508

The electro-pop act featuring Australian singer-songwriter Kate Akhurst and Swedish musicians Hampus Nordgren, Oskar Sikow Engstrom and Markus Dextegen—who've garnered rave reviews by everyone from Perez Hilton to Pitchfork—hit the stage for their debut Chicago performance. 7:30 p.m. $13-$15. Tickets: clubtix.com.

REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY

Take advantage of free daily Bike Chicago Week events at Daley Plaza and Millennium Park including spin classes, yoga and more: choosechicago.com.

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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