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The Glunz Tavern 1202 N. Wells St. 312-642-3000
Owner Barbara Glunz and her son Christopher Donovan—who reopened the tavern in 2012 and also own the House of Glunz wine shop—celebrate the family businesses' 1888 founding with five days of events. Tuesday, it's a $25 prix-fixe dinner commemorating the neighborhood's Italian roots with antipasto, pappardelle with veal ragu and tiramisu. 4-11 p.m.
The Pungent Parlour
Black Rock Pub & Kitchen 3614 N. Damen Ave. 773-348-4044
Beat the chill in the cozy back room with a fireplace—and $3 PBR pints, $3 Capital Supper Club cans and $3.50 microbrew drafts—as you warm up to salon-style stories, essays and presentations from local storytellers. 8 p.m. No cover.
"Luck Be A Lady" Casino Night
Untitled 111 W. Kinzie St. 312-880-1501
Get lucky at this 1950s-style gaming night with classic cocktails, complimentary appetizers, burlesque and live music from the Sam Fazio Trio where your accumulation of casino chips could win you themed prizes. Bonus: Donate $5 to men's global health charity Movember and score $250 in chips. 6-10 p.m. No cover. RSVP recommended: eventbrite.com
Indie Incubator XVII—The Beginning of the End
The Original Mother's 26 W. Division St. 312-642-7251
Curators Matt Kubinski and Charles Klein host screenings of independent short films for your short-attention-span viewing pleasure. The judging panel's favorite takes home a $250 cash prize and is entered into the bi-annual series' spring 2015 finale—also the competition's 10th anniversary. 8 p.m. No cover.
Rosa's Lounge 3420 W. Armitage Ave. 773-342-0452
Lit goes live with true tales from The Moth Chicago producers Tyler Greene and Don Hall, The Moth GrandSlam champ Shannon Cason and others. Clarence Browley and Lily Be—herself a Moth GrandSlam champion and vocalo.org contributor—host the show, which live streams on gigitytv.com. 7 p.m. No cover.
REDEYE TIP OF THE DAY
Get tickets for Congo Square Theatre's "A Joyful Noise" gala in Pilsen Dec. 8: congosquaretheatre.org
Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.