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  • Learn to roll your own at Sunda's maki-making class.
Learn to roll your own at Sunda's maki-making class. (Sunda )
October 25, 2013|By Julia Borcherts @Julia Borcherts | For RedEye


(Free!) Good Morning Monday

CTA Red Line stop Belmont and Wilton avenues

Central Lakeview Merchants Association and participating local vendors brighten your commute with complimentary breakfast served from an outdoor pop-up counter featuring Starbucks coffee, bottled water, smoothies, pumpkin loaf slices, doughnuts, croissants, brownies, apples and bananas. 7-9 a.m.

Maki Sake Monday

Sunda 110 W. Illinois St. 312-644-0500

Learn how to roll your own—sushi, that is—during a hands-on demonstration with executive chef Jess DeGuzman, which includes a chef's roll for snacking and Ty Ku sake for sipping while you practice the proper technique. 6-7 p.m. $25. RSVP required by noon.


Beer Hoptacular Pre-Party

The Beer Bistro 1061 W. Madison St. 312-433-0013

Get in the spirit of the upcoming Chicago craft beer expo (Nov. 8-9 at Lacuna Artist Lofts) with a hosted pint of Founders Brewing Company Pale IPA, $5 pizzas and raffles for Beer Hoptacular tickets and themed swag. 6-8 p.m. No cover.


(Free!) Horror of the Humanities

Cortelyou Commons, DePaul University 2324 N. Fremont St. 773-325-4580

A night of interdisciplinary tricks and treats includes an avant garde, multimedia haunted house featuring student performance art and installations; readings by Bram Stoker Award-winning horror novelist Kathe Koja ("The Cipher") and writer Maryse Meijer; and discussions with "The Hauntings of Chicago" author Ursula Bielski and academic Diem-My Bui, who explore local ghost stories and race and gender portrayals in horror films, respectively. 6-9 p.m.

100 Proof Comedy: Bill Santiago

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

The CNN commentator ("Santiago's Weekly Pop Wrapup"), author ("Pardon My Spanglish") and HuffPo blogger lands in Chicago to headline a one-night engagement also featuring 100 Proof Comedy founder Jamie Campbell and local funnyman Martin Morrow. 8 p.m. $12-$15. Tickets:


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Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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