Seafood restaurant Pearl Tavern opens Tuesday. (Pearl Tavern )
Pearl Tavern 180 N. Wacker Drive 312-629-1030
Executive chef Chris Lorenz debuts the new seafood eatery featuring classic Chicago oyster bar-themed decor—1930s wallpaper, mermaid ceiling murals, carrera marble—and such menu items as a lobster roll ($15) and mussels with pommes frites ($14). Book a lunch or dinner reservation for any day through Jan. 30 and receive complimentary oysters. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Chick Flicks Trivia
Benchmark 1510 N. Wells St. 312-649-9640
Sharpen your pencil for factoids about "Mean Girls," "She's All That," "Clueless," "Can't Hardly Wait" and "10 Things I Hate About You"—for $200, $100 and $50 cash prizes—and sharpen your wits with $5 Grey Goose vodka and Bacardi rum cocktails and $6 pizzas. 8 p.m. No cover.
One Hope United Night
Tanta 118 W. Grand Ave. 312-222-9700
Travel to Peru via your taste buds with a pisco sour cocktail paired with your choice of five small ceviche varieties—clasico, mixto, criollo, chifa or nikei—for $20 at the bar. Partial proceeds benefit the One Hope United organization. 5-7 p.m.
The Year In Review
Park West 322 W. Armitage Ave. 773-929-1322
Six WBEZ reporters and six local comedians and storytellers each take one month from 2013 and present tongue-in-cheek commentary on standout events—including the government shutdown, the ACA website debacle and Miley's twerking—as hosts Scott Whitehair (founder of This Much Is True) and Stephanie Douglass (The Moth GrandSlam champion) fill in the gaps and DJ Ayana Contreras adds music and commentary. 8 p.m. $25; $10 for students. Tickets: wbez.org/year-review-109283
(Free!) Boulevard Dreamers
Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago Ave. 312-280-2660
This traveling three-part exhibition by artists Lise Haller Baggesen and Kirsten Leenaars features an installation/stage set, performances by a dozen artists from various disciplines and portraits from past performances. Noon-1 p.m. and 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free for Illinois residents. Schedule: www2.mcachicago.org/event/mca-live-boulevard-dreamers/
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Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.