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  • Headliner artist "James Murphy" preforms on the Red Bull Music Academy "Discoteque" stage and features prominently in the film "What Difference Does It Make."
Headliner artist "James Murphy" preforms on the Red Bull Music… (Courtesy of Red Bull Music…)
February 14, 2014|By Julia Borcherts | For RedEye


New Late-Night Dining

Bellwether Meeting House & Eatery 302 E. Illinois St. 312-222-1800

Got midnight munchies in Streeterville? The full menu at this new restaurant in the former P.J. Clarke's space is now available until 3 a.m. so that you can fill up on chickpea crostini ($10), beef tenderloin sliders with bearnaise sauce and pickled onion on a pretzel roll ($12) and more. 11 a.m.-4 a.m.

Michael Jordan's Birthday Special

Belly Q 1400 W. Randolph St. 312-563-1010

Raise a glass of the new 23 Blend wine—created by City Winery in honor of investing partner Jordan's jersey number, it also represents the percentage of Catena grapes in the final press—for $5 (regularly $10) with the purchase of any entree, including tea-smoked duck breast with Chinese broccoli and steamed buns ($26). 5-10 p.m.


Green Street Social Club

RM Champagne Salon 116 N. Green St. 312-243-1199

The Speakeasy party promotion group launches a new monthly lounge night featuring live soul and Motown music by The Overtones. Get swanky with signature craft cocktails or get down with a $10 Miller High Life 40-ounce. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover.


Salonathon: Insured/Ensured

Beauty Bar 1444 N. Chicago Ave. 312-226-8828

Mix business with pleasure as folks from Chicago House answer Affordable Care Act questions and get you enrolled. Then, see underground cabaret entertainment by a dozen acts and dance the night away with DJ XP. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover. RSVP by 5 p.m. for 8-9 p.m. hosted bar:

(Free!) 'What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music'

Lincoln Hall 2424 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-525-2501

Red Bull Music Academy celebrates its 15th year with the Chicago premiere (8 p.m.) of this 2013 documentary featuring James Murphy, Q-Tip, Erykah Badu, Philip Glass and others with pre-and-post-screening DJ sets by Argot Records' Steve Mizek and Ghostly International's Todd Osborn and snack bags for the first 100 attendees. 7 p.m.


RedEye's Life Hacks series for adult(ish) living launches with comedy powerhouse iO for the interactive Life Hacks: Improv 101 at Rockit Burger Bar Tuesday:

Julia Borcherts is a RedEye special contributor.

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